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

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

Sheila Young used her seed research grant to conduct research in the area of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases.

Dr. Samuel Cassell, recipient of the 2014 Jack B. McConnell, MD, Award, with AMA Foundation Past President Edmond Cabbabe.

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

Thomas Chen of the University of Illinois at Chicago, an AMA Foundation 2013 Physicians of Tomorrow Award Recipient.

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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.

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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.

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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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Read about the 2015 seed grant recipients, and learn more about their projects.

Honor a special mentor or colleague through the AMA Foundation’s National Doctors’ Day recognition program. Read the list of donors and the physicians they honored.

Read about the new Healthy Living Grant recipients.

The AMA and AMA Foundation collaborated on this year's Healthy Communities/Healthy America Grants. Learn more about the award and the free clinic recipients.


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