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Current AMA Foundation News

We are happy to announce the 2015 Healthy Living Grant recipient organizations, as well as the 2015 Healthy Communities/Healthy America Fund recipient clinics.

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 the news release or access a summary of the guide to learn more.

Announcing the 2015 Physicians of Tomorrow Award recipients.

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.

Learn more about the 2015 seed grant recipients.

Learn more about the new AMA Foundation Executive Director, R. Barkley Payne.

Read about the 2014 recipient of the AMA Foundation Health Education Award, Daniel P. Alford, MD, a leading educator and researcher in the field of prescription opioid drug safety.

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.

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

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

Learn more about the AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Conference co-sponsored by the AMA Foundation.

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.

Learn more about our new scholarship for an African American medical student interested in specializing in cardiology.

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

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

Eight exceptional medical students receive Minority Scholars Awards.

Read about the 2013 AMA Foundation Seed Grant recipients.

AMA Foundation Press Releases

Read the press release announcing the 2015 Healthy Communities/Healthy America RFP.

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 the news release or access a summary of the guide to learn more.

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.

AMA Foundation Awards Grants to Drug Abuse Prevention Programs
Jan. 5, 2015
Twenty-one community health organizations receive grants to implement prescription drug safety programs. ...

AMA Foundation Welcomes New Executive
Oct. 27, 2014
R. Barkley Payne will take the reins of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation and start as executive director on Monday, November 10, 2014. ...

AMA Foundation Honors Four Physicians
June 18, 2014
Eleven outstanding students receive scholarships to help increase physician workforce diversity and reduce health care disparities. ...

Fifteen Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, and Early Career Physicians Honored
May 23, 2014
National award recognizes achievements in community service, medical education and public health. ...

AMA Foundation Names Minority Scholars Award Recipients
May 7, 2014
Eleven outstanding students receive scholarships to help increase physician workforce diversity and reduce health care disparities. ...

 

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Alleviate medical school debt with scholarship opportunity
Feb. 24, 2014 - AMA Wire
Get assistance with the rising cost of medical education from the AMA Foundation Physicians of Tomorrow Awards, which helps exceptional medical students facing spiraling medical school debt. The nomination deadline is May 30 ...

Jersey Shore University wins AMA Grant to educate youth about prescription medication
Feb. 13, 2014 - News-Medical.Net
Jersey Shore University Medical Center was recently the recipient of an American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Healthy Living Grant educate youth about prescription medication safety ...

Poster contest a success
Feb. 3, 2014 - Hillsdale.net (Mich.)
The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency recently sponsored a poster contest stressing the dangers of prescription drugs. The contest was made possible thanks to a $5,650 grant from the American Medical Association Foundation ...