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Financial Information, Resources, Services and Tools (FIRST)

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) provides informational resources under their Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools (FIRST) program for medical education. 

FIRST offers a full range of Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools for applicants, medical school students, residents, advisors and financial aid officers. These resources assist borrowers by enhancing their financial literacy, by providing strategies to manage debt, in order to make informed decisions regarding loans. 

FIRST for Medical Education offers resources and information that can help you:

  • Create a plan to responsibly manage and repay your student loan debt
  • Understand the long-range impact of your financial decisions
  • Become a well-informed consumer
  • Practice healthy financial habits
  • Expand your financial literacy
  • Achieve a smooth transition from medical school to residency

Important financial literacy links: