Partners and Affiliates

Kaplan Medical works with a variety of different partner organizations and affiliates from around the world, providing students and professionals with meaningful content and test preparation programs for the medical licensing exams.

American Women's Medical Association (AWMA)

Since its inception in 1915, the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) works to empower women in medicine and improve women's health. AMWA serves as a collective voice to address the issues facing women in medicine by focusing on providing members with leadership, education, and mentoring support. With membership ranging from students to residents to practicing physicians, AMWA has an active local, national, and international presence.

Asian Medical Students' Association International (AMSA)

The Asian Medical Students' Association International (AMSA) is a peak representative organization for medical students from across Asia, the Asia-Pacific and beyond. Training doctors from 11 Member Nations and 2 Associate Nations combine to share knowledge, undertake activities and social services and create international and trans-continental friendships.

Chinese Medical Doctor Association (CMDA)

The Chinese Medical Doctor Association (CMDA) is a national, voluntary, not-for-profit, professional association of 2.1 million practicing physicians in China. Representing the collective view of Chinese medical professionals, the CMDA is committed to advocating for better public healthcare and providing leadership for the Chinese medical community. Founded in 2002, CMDA was registered with Ministry of Civil Affairs as a primary-level national association and organized under the Medical Practitioners Act of 1999. Over the past 7 years, the CMDA has become the largest and most influential medical association in China, managing 26 local associations, 39 Specialty sub-associations, five specialty committees and 18 medical publications.

International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA)

The International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) is an independent, non-governmental and non-political federation of medical students from 108 National Member Organizations on six continents and 101 countries. The IFMSA, as a network of National Member Organizations of future physicians around the world, strongly believes in collaboration and joint efforts aiming to improve the situation of students in medical professions worldwide and to ensure the increase of well-trained and appropriately deployed health workforce. Founded in 1951, it is run for and by medical students on a non-profit basis. It is officially recognized as a Non Governmental Organization within the United Nations system, and is recognized by the World Health Organization as the International Forum for medical students. It exists to serve medical students all over the world.

Phi Delta Epsilon (PHIDE)

Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity creates physicians of integrity with a life-long commitment to our guiding principles of philanthropy, deity, and education through fellowship, service, mentoring, and formal training in leadership, science, and ethics. The Fraternity has chapters at many undergraduate premedical institutions and medical schools around the world.

Student Doctor Network (SDN)

The Student Doctor Network (SDN) is the premier source for unbiased and independent information about health professions education. The nonprofit educational mission of SDN is to assist and encourage all students through the challenging and complicated healthcare education process and into practice. The SDN forums community is staffed entirely by volunteers and serves pre-health students, medical students, dental students, pharmacy students, optometry students, residents, doctors and other health professionals.

Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)

The purpose of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA), the student affiliate organization of the American Osteopathic Association, is to promote Osteopathic ideals and unity within the profession, to educate future Osteopathic Physicians, and to establish and maintain lines of communication among healthcare professionals in an ongoing effort o improve the quality of healthcare.

Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

The Student National Medical Association is the nation's oldest and largest independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. Established in 1964 by medical students from Howard University College of Medicine and Meharry Medical College, SNMA boasts over 40 years of service to under-served communities and medical students both in the US and abroad.

Kaplan Medical also has business relationships with the following organizations.

American Medical Association (AMA)

Founded in 1847, the AMA is a not-for-profit organization with more than 215,000 medical student and physician members representing all states and specialty societies, as well as a diversity of ideas and points of view. When medical students join the AMA, they automatically become a part of the Medical Student Section (MSS).

Composed of more than 47,000 medical student peers, the AMA-MSS is the nation's largest and most influential medical student organization. The AMA-MSS assembly represents students from all accredited U.S. allopathic and osteopathic schools across the country. The AMA-MSS ensures that student issues are represented in the AMA House of Delegates and plays an important role in guiding medical education and accreditation.

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