Local section leaders play a vital role in the functioning of the AMA-MSS, organizing the day-to-day activities of their sections and facilitating interaction and coordination with AMA-MSS state, regional, and national leadership. These leaders also act as the de facto face of the AMA on their medical school campuses.
In order to help you serve your section better, the AMA-MSS has develped a number of resources, outlined below according to the leadership position to which the resource is most immediately relevant.
Learn how to create and maintain a strong AMA medical student section at your medical school. Includes many ideas that might help even the most established sections.
MSS Presidents Listserv
AMA-MSS staff and national leadership use this e-mail listserv to convey important information to local section leaders. Additionally, this listserv is used to share best practices and other information with other AMA-MSS leaders. Please contact the AMA-MSS to be added to the listserv.
- Note: This listserv is open only to current chairs/presidents, vice chairs/vice presidents, region, state, and the AMA-MSS Governing Council leaders.
Visit the AMA-MSS Funding and Finances Web page to learn more about fundraising and about managing your section's finances.
Guide to AMA-MSS Assembly Meetings
Learn more about your role as a delegate or alternate in the AMA-MSS policy-making process.
Guide to Parliamentary Procedure
Learn more about how the AMA-MSS Assembly conducts its business.
Learn more about the role of policy in directing the actions of the Section and existing AMA and AMA-MSS policy.
Medical Student Member Recruitment Resources
All of the information and resources you need to effectively recruit new AMA members at your school.
AMA Recruiter Training: Membership and Recruitment
This free webcast will prepare participants to effectively recruit and engage potential and current members of the AMA.
Succeeding in Medical School
The AMA Succeeding in Medical School (SIMS) program sends an AMA student leader to selected schools to provide first- and second-year medical students with an overview of the AMA. Learn more about how to take advantage of this program.
Visit the AMA-MSS Community Service Web page to learn more about local, state, regional, and national community service opportunities and to access resources to help your section organize and implement successful community service events.
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