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10,000 Participants + 65 Schools + 9 Hours = AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair

Published Feb. 6, 2018, 2:03 p.m.

In its third year, the fair offers expanded opportunities. Learn about what’s new for 2018 and how prospective medical school students benefit.

Building a Framework for Clinician Well-Being and Resilience

Published Aug. 29, 2017, 1:14 p.m.

As research innovators, medical schools and teaching hospitals are uniquely positioned to develop new approaches for tackling burnout, depression, and suicide among health care providers.

Leaders in Academic Medicine Address Physician Well-Being and Resilience

Published Sept. 16, 2016, 1:59 p.m.

The AAMC Leadership Forum addressed the high rates of suicide and burnout among health care professionals and trainees.

More Women Than Men Enrolled in U.S. Medical Schools in 2017

Published Dec. 13, 2017, 6:33 p.m.

For the first time, the number of women enrolling in U.S. medical schools has exceeded the number of men, according to new data released by the AAMC.

A First: Women Outnumber Men in 2017 Entering Medical School Class

Published Dec. 19, 2017, 8:42 p.m.

New AAMC data provide an in-depth breakdown of U.S. medical school applicants and enrollees in 2017.

How Undergraduate Programs Can Boost Minority Success in Medical School

Published Jan. 17, 2017, 2:56 p.m.

The Meyerhoff Scholars Program keeps minority students in STEM disciplines by shifting the emphasis from “weeding out” to supporting student success.

Taking the Sting Out of Medical School Debt

Published April 4, 2017, 1:27 p.m.

Medical students and young doctors are taking advantage of multiple programs and strategies to ease the burden of their education debt.

How Many Residency Applications?

Published June 19, 2017, 12:35 p.m.

Applying for residency can be a stressful process. New AAMC data can guide students and advisors in developing an effective application strategy.

AAMC Report Shows Decline of Black Males in Medicine

Published Aug. 31, 2016, 4:07 p.m.

Despite efforts to increase diversity, the numbers of black men in medicine have been stagnant for nearly 40 years.

Number of Women Enrolling in Medical School Reaches 10-Year High

Published Oct. 31, 2016, 8:40 p.m.

The number of women enrolling in medical school in 2016 increased 6.2 percent over 2015, according to AAMC data. This represents the largest increase since 2006.

A Successful Effort in Reaching Rural Communities

Published Feb. 12, 2018, 8:50 p.m.

To serve rural regions, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, winner of the AAMC Spencer Foreman Award, has found what works: partner with communities and retain physicians with rural training.

Paving the Way for Medical Students, Physicians With Disabilities

Published March 13, 2018, 1:06 p.m.

A new report explores the experiences of students and residents with disabilities and outlines promising practices for medical schools and teaching hospitals.



UC Davis Pre-Health Conference

The conference provides community-college, university, post-bac students and pre-health advisors with the information and skills necessary to succeed in the health-professions school admission process. It provides a unique opportunity for direct contact with deans of admission, admission officers, financial aid officers, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of health professional programs. This year, they will host 4,500 attendees.



2017 NIH Graduate Career Fair

The NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair, to be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm on the Bethesda campus of the NIH, will provide an opportunity for NIH summer interns (especially those in college) and NIH postbacs, as well as other college students in the DC area, to prepare for the next step in their careers by exploring educational programs leading to the PhD, MD, DDS, MD/PhD, and other graduate and professional degrees. More than 195 outstanding colleges and universities from across the U.S. will be sending representatives of their graduate schools, medical and dental schools, schools of public health, and other biomedically relevant programs to the Fair in the hopes of recruiting NIH trainees. The day will also include workshops on getting to graduate and professional school, MD/PhD programs, interviewing, and careers in public health, psychology, and dentistry.



2018 NAAHP National Meeting

"Capitolizing" on Health Professions Advising: A Monumental Job!

2017 Applicant and Enrollment Data Charts

Charts providing data on medical school applicants and matriculants in 2017.

2017 Applicant and Enrollment Data

The AAMC has released 2017 data for applicants, matriculants, and enrollment in U.S. medical schools. The data show that, for the first time, more women than men enrolled in U.S. medical schools in 2017. For more information and to view the data tables, visit

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