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A Message from the AFMR on Racism & Social Inequities

This is a challenging time for our nation and for our members. As we continue to face a pandemic that highlighted disparities in the health of our communities, recent events further demonstrate the inequities and systemic racism that are prevalent in our society.

As an organization whose important mission is to "develop and mentor tomorrow's leaders in medical research", we recognize and acknowledge the pain that these events have caused our members, colleagues, mentors, mentees, patients and communities. The AFMR will continue to seek opportunities to support trainees and their mentors and to lead medical research that reflects the important values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Let us work together to address the disparities that we see firsthand in our healthcare system and in our communities.


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AFMR Insights AFMR Insights
AFMR Insights provides monthly news about AFMR activities & the latest in medical research.
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JIM Case Reports JIM's High Impact Case Reports
Open Access journal of the AFMR, published by SAGE
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JIM Reader Survey

The Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM), the official journal of the AFMR, wants to know more about how you engage with and utilize JIM, and how we can make it better.
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Samrat U. Das, MD, AFMR President Message from the President
The American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR) is one of the longest running and largest organizations for multidisciplinary medical research in the nation. Its vital mission is to “develop and mentor tomorrow’s leaders in medical research.” This purpose has seemed more relevant than ever during the time of coronavirus with researchers across different disciplines coming together to develop therapeutics and vaccines for the novel virus... Read More.

Virtual Education Portal Virtual Education Portal
Visit the NEW Virtual Education Portal to find a combination of presentations and awards that weren't made in person in Spring 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The portal currently also has podcasts and will host future virtual symposia/workshops. AFMR will continue to use the portal as a site for presentation and discussion of research and other relevant topics. Visit Now.

Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM) Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM) Impact Factor is Up 25 Percent to 2.895!
The 2020 medical journal Impact Factors were announced on June 20, 2021, and the Journal of Investigative Medicine (JIM) saw an increase to 2.895 — 25 percent over 2019. Learn more

Become a Regional Councilor Become a Regional Councilor
Participate in your region's section by becoming an AFMR Regional Councilor. This is an excellent way to begin a pathway to leadership in the organization. Regional councilors often go on to regional and national leadership positions.
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Departmental Membership Departmental Membership
Go to the AFMR listing of Departmental Members to find out whether your institution currently has a departmental membership and the benefits.
Read about AFMR's Nobel Laureates Read about AFMR's Nobel Laureates
The American Federation for Clinical Research (AFCR) was founded in 1940 by Dr. Henry Christian, then dean of Harvard Medical School. The AFCR offered young researchers the opportunity to present their findings to their peers and to receive the guidance of senior scientists.

AFMR Insights AFMR Insights
AFMR Insights provides monthly news about AFMR activities & the latest in medical research.
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JIM Case Reports JIM's High Impact
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The HICR is a new Open Access journal from the AFMR published by SAGE.
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