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)

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

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Get practical information on budgeting, money management, credit, debt management, scholarship searches, and more.

2017 Education Debt Manager (EDM) for Graduating Medical School Students

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Use the Education Debt Manager (EDM) to learn about common-sense strategies for managing student loan debt and loan repayment when graduating from medical school.

Contact FIRST

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