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2015 Interim Meeting of the AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS)

November 13-15, 2015
Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia

Agenda
Final agenda

Business Meeting Evaluation  (keynote speaker, policy discussion)

HOD final action on select MAS resolutions of Interest

Reference
Committee

Resolution #

Title

HOD Final Action

C&B

005

Medical Needs of Unaccompanied, Undocumented Immigrant Children

Adopted as amended

B

208

Addressing Sexual Violence and Improving American Indian and Alaska Native Women's Health Outcomes (proposed by AMA-MAS)

Adopted

B

209

Protecting Social Media Users by Updating FDA Guidelines (proposed by AMA-MAS)

Adopted as amended

B

212

EHR Interoperability

Adopted as amended

B

220

Defund Planned Parenthood

Tabled

J

CMS 07

Incorporating Community Health Workers into the US Health Care System

Adopted as amended

J

814

Addressing the Rising Price of Prescription Drugs

Adopted as amended

K

904

A National Campaign to Improve Vaccination Rates

Adopted as amended

K

906

Implementing Medication Reminder Systems

Adopted as amended

K

923

Mental Health Crisis Interventions

Adopted as amended

To review all actions taken by the House of Delegates (HOD), including reference committee, council, and board reports, you can access “Proceedings of the 2015 Interim Meeting” on the HOD web site.

Interim Meeting 2015 Presentations

Keynote address, MAS Business Meeting


“The New Science of Unconscious Bias: Implications for Physicians and Patients”

Presentation

Articles

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Resources