Association of American Medical Colleges


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(AAMC) (ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn ă-mer'i-kăn med'i-kăl kol'ĕj-ĕz)
A nonprofit organization of U.S. medical schools, teaching hospitals, and academic societies.
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[1.] Association of American Medical Colleges. MedEdPORTAL: mission and vision [Internet].
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), & Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
(1.) Association of American Medical Colleges. Fixing the doctor shortage.
Source: Association of American Medical Colleges. www.aamc.org.
Doctors are $2.3 billion in debt, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the average medical school graduate in 2010 left school with $158,000 in debt."
These qualities differentiate lifelong learning from other models of basic education that stress knowledge and skills acquisition (Association of American Medical Colleges & American Association of Colleges of Nursing [AAMC & AACN], 2010).
FROM A REPORT BY THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES
In addition to the benefits she has brought to SCUP by her direct involvement, Tierney has elevated the organization by playing key roles in other leading national organizations such as the Group on Institutional Planning of the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the American Planning Association.
While the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act includes some provisions to help boost the supply of physicians, the Association of American Medical Colleges nevertheless estimates that the United States will have a shortage of 124,000 doctors by 2025.
Mazzaschi was given the award for his Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) liaison for the Council of Academic Societies (CAS); assistance in the development of the CAS Scholarship Dissemination Project; presentation of information on AAMC to National Library of Medicine/AAHSL Leadership Fellows and new directors; and for being a founding member of the Chicago Collaborative, where he helped facilitate conversations and learning on the challenges of scientific communication in the digital age.
Researchers sent an anonymous survey to 130 medical schools in the Association of American Medical Colleges and received 78 responses.
ANA was joined by representatives from the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Family Physicians, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the National Physicians Alliance, American Osteopathic Association, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and the American Academy of Pediatrics in support of this legislation.

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