Applications Now Being Accepted for ChangeMedEd 2015

Applications are now being accepted for an innovative grant opportunity to engage in a project about new models of medical education through the American Medical Association (AMA).

AACOM encourages interested U.S. osteopathic medical schools to submit a proposal in response to the RFA below. Please visit for additional information and application materials. You may also contact Luke Mortensen, PhD, AACOM VP & Chair of Medical Education, for more information at 301-968-4143 or

AMA Grant RFA graphic


Accepting applications: Aug. 1 – Sept. 16, 2015
Grant award: $75,000
$25,000 per year for three years

The American Medical Association is pleased to announce a request for applications (RFA) from MD- and DO-granting medical schools in the United States to promote and adopt new models in medical education.

Successful applicants will become members of the AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium and disseminate and implement bold, innovative projects that promote systemic change in medical education to train future physicians to succeed in our rapidly evolving health care system.

Up to 20 schools will be selected to receive three-year grants based on innovative education projects underway at their local institutions or their ability to adapt and implement current consortium innovations.

Proposals are due no later than Sept. 16, 2015, 5 p.m. Central time. Grants will start Jan. 1, 2016.

Visit to view the complete RFA guidelines, submit an application electronically or to learn more about the AMA “Accelerating Change in Medical Education” initiative.


Email or call (312) 464-4328 for more information.