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Association of American Medical Colleges

The Association of American Medical Colleges is a not-for-profit organization based in Washington, DC, and established in 1876. It administers the Medical College Admission Test and operates the American Medical College Application Service and the Electronic Residency Application Service which facilitate students applying to medical schools and residency programs, respectively.

Association of American Medical Colleges
HeadquartersWashington, D.C.
Key people
Darrell G. Kirch, president

From 2006 to 2019 the president has been Darrell Kirch, MD.[1]. Starting in 2019 David J. Skorton, MD will serve in this role.

Past papers of the association are held at the National Library of Medicine.[2] The association publishes two journals Academic Medicine and MedEdPORTAL.

The association hosts regional conferences dedicated to innovation in North American medical education.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Darrell G. Kirch, M.D. AAMC. Accessed October 4, 2011.
  2. ^ "Association of American Medical Colleges Archives 1938-1966". National Library of Medicine.