The AAMC is committed to a culturally competent, diverse, and prepared health and biomedical workforce that leads to improved health and health equity.
The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
SHPEP is a free transformative summer experience for students interested in the health professions. Participation may better position students for acceptance into advanced-degree programs.
Action Collaborative for Black Men in Medicine
The Action Collaborative will be a network community that will focus on systemic solutions to increase the representation and success of Black men interested in medicine sponsored by the AAMC and the National Medical Association (NMA).
Fee Assistance Program
The AAMC Fee Assistance Program assists those who, without financial assistance, would be unable to take the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®), apply to medical schools that use the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®), and more.
Medical Minority Applicant Registry (Med-MAR)
Medical Career Fairs
Attending a medical career fair is a great way to learn about multiple schools, programs, and admissions requirements all in one place. You’ll be able to talk to lots of medical school admissions professionals and current medical students about the specific opportunities at their schools.
Ask the Experts: Finding and Working With a Mentor
Learn from a medical school advisor and a resident about the importance of having a mentor as you navigate your medical education.
Public Health Pathways
Public Health Training Opportunities Across the Education Continuum
Diversity Facts & Figures
This report series features a compendium of detailed statistical information on race, ethnicity, and gender patterns in U.S. medical education and practice patterns of the physician workforce.
Diversity & Inclusion
We develop strategic initiatives to cultivate a diverse and culturally prepared workforce, advance inclusion excellence, imbue equity-mindedness, and enhance engagement with local communities.
Reshaping the Journey: American Indians and Alaska Natives in Medicine
This report provides an overview of the current representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI-AN) in medicine; makes the case for increasing AI-AN representation in the health professions by highlighting the value of diversity in education and training, workforce needs, and health disparities; and showcases institutional profiles of medical schools that have successfully graduated Native physicians.
Altering the Course: Black Males in Medicine
This report helps academic medical leaders rethink and renew existing initiatives, including reviewing and updating admissions policies and practices, thinking creatively about formal and informal efforts to engage black men and their communities, conducting community outreach, and more.