Association of American Medical Colleges

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Association of American Medical Colleges
Industry Medicine
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Key people
Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., President and CEO

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a not-for-profit organization based in Washington, DC and established in 1876. It administers the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). The AAMC operates the American Medical College Application Service and the Electronic Residency Application Service which facilitate students applying to medical schools and residency programs, respectively.

Since 2006, the AAMC president has been Darrell Kirch.[1]

Past papers of the association are held at the National Library of Medicine. [2]

The AAMC hosts regional conferences dedicated to innovation in North American medical education.


  1. ^ Darrell G. Kirch, M.D. AAMC. Accessed October 4, 2011.
  2. ^ "Association of American Medical Colleges Archives 1938-1966". National Library of Medicine. 

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