Connecting education to exceptional patient care.

Mission & Vision


The Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC) is a national membership organization whose members are major academic medical centers and health systems committed to quality patient care, medical education and research. AIAMC members:

  • Regard medical education and research as strategic assets in providing patient-centered care;
  • Operate independently of medical school ownership or governance while maintaining major medical school affiliations;
  • Care for a patient population that mirrors their local communities;
  • Provide teaching and research that is innovative, applicable to practice, and community-responsive.


To serve as a learning organization of independent academic medical centers through the application of innovative education and scholarship that drives exceptional patient care.


To be the leader in achieving exceptional health and well-being outcomes for the communities we serve through medical education and scholarship.