Financial Aid

Whether you’re thinking about how to pay for medical school, manage your finances during medical school, or determine your loan repayment options after medical school, with AAMC's FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) program you’ll find unbiased, reliable guidance along your pathway to medical school and beyond. 

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Thinking about how you will pay for medical school?

It’s important to map out your financial plan before you begin medical school. FIRST can provide information on how to finance the cost of your medical education.

Looking for resources to help you manage your finances during medical school?

Careful financial management while in medical school is important. Use FIRST’s fact sheets and debt management tools to make knowledgeable financial decisions.

Searching for information about organizing, managing, and repaying student loans during residency?

Use the MedLoans® Organizer and Calculator and other FIRST resources after medical school to help with money management.

FIRST Financial Aid Fact Sheets

Read these short articles about common financial aid topics important to pre-med students, current students, and residents.

FIRST Videos and Webinars

Watch videos and webinars to learn about paying for medical school, repaying student loans, and more.

Search Financial Aid Resources

Find a complete list of all financial aid resources, services, and tools. 

MedLoans® Organizer and Calculator (MLOC)

The MedLoans® Organizer and Calculator was developed to assist medical students and residents with managing their education debt.

AAMC Financial Wellness

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Access free financial calculators, articles, and videos to help you create a budget, track your spending, create financial goals, and enhance your financial knowledge about credit, financial planning, money management, and more!

Education Debt Manager (EDM) for Matriculating and Graduating Medical School Students

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This comprehensive financial guide helps professionals at all levels of the medical education continuum navigate the complexities of financing medical school by borrowing wisely and repaying student loan debt responsibly.

Contact FIRST

655 K St., NW, Suite 100
Washington, D.C. 20001-12399