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2016 Integrating Quality Meeting

Learn effective strategies for optimizing quality and patient safety, network with thought leaders and professionals across the education, clinical care, and research continuum, and engage with faculty and trainees in transformational workshops, plenaries, and poster sessions.
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Educational Scholarship for Residents

Receive scholarly recognition as a published author by submitting effective and efficient educational tools to improve patient care across the healthcare continuum.

Switching Specialties

While it’s possible to switch specialties after beginning your residency training or even later in your career, it’s a challenging process.

AAMC Report on Residents

This 2015 report provides data on specialty preference, MCAT scores, Step 1 scores, Step 2 CK scores, research experiences, and other characteristics of residency applicants, residents, and practicing physicians.

Total Active Physicians by Largest Specialties, 2014

Find the 2014 total number of active physicians by largest specialty.

Physician Specialty Data Book 2014

This report provides detailed statistics on active U.S. physicians and physicians in residency and fellowship programs, who are in the 41 largest specialty groups. Created by the AAMC's Center for Workforce Studies.

Search CareerMD's exhaustive database of jobs posted by leading hospitals, healthcare systems and practice groups.


CareerConnect, the AAMC’s online job board, connects employers and job seekers. Individuals seeking careers in academic medicine can easily view open positions, post CVs and resumes, and apply to jobs.

MedEdPORTAL Overview

Search, find, and access free teaching resources that aim to equip health care professionals across the continuum with effective and efficient educational tools to improve patient care.

MedEdPORTAL Oral Health Collection

This collection aims to advance physician understanding of the oral-systemic impact on overall health and support preparing clinicians to provide comprehensive coordinated care.

AM Rounds: The Official Blog of Academic Medicine

AM Rounds invites posts from contributors from across the academic medicine community and allows our community to interact with Academic Medicine content and to extend the conversation beyond the pages of the journal.

Academic Medicine®: The AAMC's official, Peer-reviewed Journal

Academic Medicine is an international forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and strategies to address the major challenges facing the academic medicine community.
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Preparing Your Curriculum Vitae

Maintaining effective documentation of your academic history and achievements is critical to success in academic medicine. The following tools and techniques offered by the Group on Faculty Affairs can help you prepare a portfolio that highlights your unique qualifications:

Public Health Pathways for Post-Residents

An enriched public health training experience following residency or advanced research practice provides an opportunity to further understand the risk factors that impact community health and health care delivery.