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Since 1950, the AMA Foundation has supported medical students, community-based organizations and health care professionals with a wide variety of scholarships and grants.

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, our reach continues to grow.

In 2015, the AMA Foundation awarded $937,000 in scholarships and grants including:

  • $215,000 awarded through the Minority Scholars Program to 21 1st- and 2nd-year medical students
  • $270,000 awarded through the Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship program to rising 4th-year medical students
  • $5,000 awarded through the Arthur N. Wilson, MD, Scholarship to a student from Southeast Alaska
  • $150,000 through the Health Living Grant program to 20 community-based organizations in support of projects focused on prescription drug safety and cancer prevention awareness
  • $70,000 through the Healthy Communities/Healthy America program to 7 free clinics in support of the implementation of the CDC’s Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Through the Seed Grant Research Program, the AMA Foundation awarded a total of $190,000 to 52 young researchers in support of projects focused on cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, neoplastic diseases and pancreatic cancer

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