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Molly Wasserman, MD, of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2015 seed grant recipient.

Matthew Siljander of the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University, recipient of a Physicians of Tomorrow Award.

Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, recognized his mentor through a donation to the Doctors Day campaign.

Divya Sharma, recipient of a 2015 Leadership Award, with Dr. Peter Carmel, Past President of the AMA Foundation.

The 2014 Minority Scholars Award recipients at the AMA Annual Meeting.

Dr. Richard Allen Williams and Genita Evangelista Johnson pictured with medical student Kathryn Harris, the 2014 recipient of their named award.

AMA Foundation

Mission: To advance public health and medical scholarship through philanthropic support of physician-directed initiatives.

Vision: To be the center of philanthropic activity that enables the medical community to help people lead healthier lives.

Public Health

The AMA Foundation is committed to improving the health of Americans by increasing support for public health programs, including grants for free clinics, health education projects and health literacy tools.

Medical Education

Today’s medical students and residents face greater financial pressures than ever before. The AMA Foundation provides scholarships and research grants to outstanding physicians-in-training.

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Foundation News

Apply for the 2016 Seed Grant Research Award on or before December 4, 2015 to earn grants up to $2,500 in cardiovascular/pulmonary disease and pancreatic cancer, and $5,000 in neoplastic disease.

The 2015 Healthy Communities/Healthy America RFP is now available for free clinics interested in $10,000 capacity building grants to implement the CDC’s Diabetes Prevention Program over the course of two years. The deadline is November 6.

Download The Legal and Operational Guide for Free Medical Clinics, a new, free resource co-published by the AMA Foundation and the American Health Lawyers Association in collaboration with the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.

Read about our new scholarship recipients and view the AMA Physicians of Tomorrow news release.

We are proud to announce the 2015 Minority Scholars Award recipients and the 2015 Dr. Richard Allen Williams and Genita Evangelista Johnson/Association of Black Cardiologists Award recipient.

We are proud to announce the 2015 Excellence in Medicine Award winners and the 2015 Leadership Award winners.


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