Welcome to your Professional Home!

The African American Medical Librarians Alliance Caucus (AAMLA) is your professional home for growth and development within the Medical Library Association and for your career as a medical librarian.  Find opportunities for professional leadership and mentoring, learn the skills you need to thrive in the profession, and grow lifelong  relationships with colleagues and collaborators for support and  success. 

Explore the site for information about our purpose and how you can make the most of your AAMLA membership.

Spring 2023 Events & Meetings

AAMLA Business Meeting 2023

Make plans to join us for the 2023 AAMLA Virtual Business Meeting:

 May 10, 2023 at 12-1:30p PT; 1-2:30p MT; 2-3:30p CT; 3-4:30p ET

Hosted by AAMALA Chair- Elect Beverly Murphy & Chair Michael Fitts.

Guest Speaker: Bethany McGowan presented her research on the  Medical Information Seeking Behavior in African American Communities.


Book Discussion 

Join us for a 2-part discussion of Eating While Black: Food Shaming and Race in America by Psyche Williams-Forson. 

Systematic Review Series: Presented by: African American Medical Librarians Alliance (AAMLA) and Systematic Reviews (SR) Caucuses

Words of Wisdom

In honor of Black History Month and as part of MLA Experience, join the African American Medical Librarians Alliance Caucus for Words of Wisdom Returns!


Level Up: Librarian Leadership Series

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Fall 2022

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Annual Business Meeting

April 15, 2022

January to April 2022

A 3-part discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. 

In honor of Black History Month and as part of MLA Experience,  join AAMLA for our Words of Wisdom series. This series will feature conversations with seasoned African American Librarians to honor the historical footprint of AAMLA and the African American community.