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AMA Academic Leadership Group Membership Program

Your academic institution can join AMA efforts via the AMA Academic Leadership Group Membership Program, which

  • Offers discounted group membership pricing with savings starting at 20%
  • Requires a minimum of six faculty physicians including the medical school dean
  • Additional faculty members may be added at any time at the appropriate dues discount level. The more physicians you sign up for the program, the greater your discount. 
  • Members under this group contract receive full membership benefits

Contact Ray Helm, Director-Group Practices, at (312) 464-5920 or raymond.helm@ama-assn.org for more information.

Your AMA membership includes: How this benefits you:
Leadership roles
  • Participate in the AMA Academic Physicians Section or the AMA Council on Medical Education, key channels providing all U.S.-accredited medical schools and their faculty a voice in AMA policies.
  • Assist in setting educational standards by seeking appointments to the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, American Board of Medical Specialties or the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
  • Help shape new AMA benefits and resources via the AMA Academic Physician Think Tank Group where academic peers discuss topics impacting their professional lives.
Resources supporting medical education
  • FREIDA Online® with access to more than 9,000 GME programs.
  • AMA Journal of Ethics, a forum for medical ethics.
  • Choosing a Medical Specialty: The AMA’s Resource Guide for Medical Students assists students with their specialty selection.
  • The AMA Foundation Scholars Fund awarded over $60 million in medical student scholarships and almost $970,000 in Seed Grant Research Programs to students and residents.
  • AMA Section Involvement Grants provide up to $1,000 for medical student sections to host health and educational activities.
Professional development
Federal, state and grassroots advocacy
  • The AMA is aggressively involved in advocacy efforts related to the most vital issues in medicine today—high priority issues for academic physicians in particular include:
    • Graduate medical education
    • Funding research and medical education
    • Work force
    • Student debt
    • Improving the public health