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Apply to Serve on the Governing Council

Serving on the AMA-MSS Governing Council is a great opportunity to influence AMA policy and to help implement initiatives for students. In addition to working on issues of concern to medical students, serving on the Governing Council offers the opportunity for professional growth and leadership development...and it can be fun, too!

For information on each of the Governing Council positions, or if you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please contact the relevant member of the current MSS Governing Council to discuss your interest in the position, or contact the AMA Department of Medical Student Services.

Application deadlines

Please refer to the application materials for exact deadlines. In general:

  • Applications for AMA-MSS Chair-elect (elected at the Interim Meeting in November) are due in early October.
  • Applications for all other Governing Council positions (elected at the Annual Meeting in June) are due in mid-May.

Download the Governing Council application