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Advocacy Events

Get involved and shape the future of medicine with AMA's advocacy conferences, events and webinars.


ARC State Legislative Strategy Conference - Jan. 7-9, 2016

2016 Conference
Jan. 7-9, 2016
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
Tucson, AZ

More than 200 physician leaders and medical society staff attend the annual AMA State Legislative Strategy Conference, held in January. The conference offers participants an opportunity to share their organizations' state legislative and regulatory priorities, concerns, strategies and tactics with advocacy leaders from other medical societies. Conference content focuses on key health care issues that states will likely address in the coming legislative sessions, such as state health system reform, Medicaid, private payer reform, medical liability reform and scope of practice.

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AMPAC Candidate Workshop - Feb. 19-21, 2016

2016 AMPAC Candidate Workshop
Feb. 19-21, 2016
Ritz Carlton Pentagon City
Arlington, VA

The Candidate Workshop is designed to help you make the leap from the exam room to the campaign trail and give you the skills and strategic approach you will need to make a run for public office.

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National Advocacy Conference - Feb. 22-24, 2016

2016 National Advocacy Conference
Feb. 22–24
Grand Hyatt Washington
Washington, D.C.

The American Medical Association looks forward to this year's conference featuring a terrific lineup of guest speakers and a variety of activities and opportunities that will leave you more well-informed and empowered to advocate for patients, the medical profession and the future of health care.

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AMPAC Campaign School - April 13-17, 2016

2016 AMPAC Campaign School
April 13-17, 2016
Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City
Arlington, VA

Recognized as one of the top programs in the country, this comprehensive program will mold you into a winning political strategist and help you elect friends of medicine. The Campaign School is renowned for its use of a simulated campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives, complete with demographics, voting statistics and candidate biographies.

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