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Excellence in Medicine named award recipients at the AMA Annual Meeting.

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

2014 Leadership Award recipients at the AMA Annual Meeting.

Volunteer physician Dr. Shiroff cares for diabetes patients at the Volunteers in Medicine Southern Nevada clinic.

Kateena Johnson will use her Seed Grant to conduct HIV/AIDS research.

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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Eleven first- and second-year medical students received medical school tuition scholarship through the Minority Scholars Award program.

Fifteen medical students, residents, fellows, and young physicians were honored with Leadership Awards to recognize their strong, nonclinical leadership skills in advocacy, community service, and/or education.

Four senior physicians were honored for their commitment to service, community involvement, altruism, and leadership at the Excellence in Medicine Awards ceremony.

AMA Foundation Executive Director accepts new position.

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