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AMA President Ardis D. Hoven, MD, and husband Ronald L. Sanders, PhD, enter AMA Foundation Donor Reception.

AMA Foundation Past President Clarence Chou, MD, MAC Chair Dionne Hart, MD, and Pfizer representative Michael Flesher pictured with 2013 Minority Scholars Award winners.

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.

Patients at the Clinica Esperanza in Rhode Island participate in a nutritional program funded by the AMA Foundation’s Healthy Communities/Healthy America grant.

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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Foundation News

Scholarship nominations for the Physicians of Tomorrow Awards currently are being accepted from medical schools.

Read the announcement about the AMA Foundation’s 2013 Healthy Living Grant recipients and learn more about the 30 projects that received funding to support prescription medications safety projects for youth.

The 2014 Excellence in Medicine Awards celebration will be held on June 6, 2014, in conjunction with the 2014 AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Five free clinics received $10,000 through the Healthy Communities/Healthy America program

Learn more about this year's Physicians of Tomorrow Awards recipients

Find out how to order free Health Literacy materials in bulk for your institution.

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