Through medical education, physician recognition, and leadership development programs, the AMA Foundation cultivates and celebrates a diverse group of individuals and health care organizations committed to serving their communities and improving our nation’s health.
Our Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarships provide tuition assistance for students approaching their final year of medical school. Scholarships are offered in a wide array of categories based upon specialty and geographic criteria.
Our institute provides a unique leadership development opportunity that includes a weekend retreat, mentorship pairing, and additional networking opportunities for students in their final year of medical school.
Through the Excellence in Medicine Awards, we recognize physicians who exemplify the highest values of volunteerism, community engagement, leadership and dedication to the care of underserved populations.
Committed to increasing health equity and improving health outcomes, our Community Health Program is building and supporting a national cohort of physician-led and community-based agencies including free clinics, focused on the prevention and management of chronic diseases, particularly Type 2 diabetes and hypertension among vulnerable and underserved populations.