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AMA-RFS Annual & Interim Meetings

Next Meeting
AMA-RFS 2014 Interim Assembly Meeting, November 6-8, 2014
Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX

General Meeting Information

AMA-RFS 38th Interim Assembly Meeting

November 6-8, 2014
Hilton Anatole - Dallas, TX

American Medical Association (AMA) Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) Annual Assembly Meeting is your opportunity to voice your concerns, share ideas, develop leadership skills and form coalitions to affect positive change.

Registration

AMA-RFS 38th Interim Assembly Meeting

Registration will open soon.

Agenda

AMA-RFS 38th Interim Assembly Meeting

Agenda coming soon.

Housing and Airline Information

AMA-RFS 38th Interim Assembly Meeting

Convention Committee Applications

Due - September 8, 2014

If you are interested in serving on one of the convention committees, email an application to rfs@ama-assn.org. Applications due September 4, 2014

Positions on the following committees are avaialable:

  • Reference Committee: Conducts an open hearing on items of business referred to it (resolutions and reports), and makes recommendations to the Assembly for disposition of its items of business through the preparation of reference committee reports for consideration by the RFS Assembly.
  • Credentials Committee: Responsible for consideration of all matters relating to the registration and certification of delegates including credentialing delegates for business meetings, verifyng a quorum is present, and distributing ballots for elections.
  • Rules Committee: Reviews late and emergency resolutions and makes recommendations to the RFS Assembly on whether or not to consider them as business of the Assembly. The Rules Committee shall also be familiar with the Rules of Order such that they can assist residents throughout the business meeting. Also responsible for collecting and tabulating ballots for RFS elections.
  • Hospitality Committee: Aids the Speakers and Governing Council in providing an as member-friendly experience as possible for attendees of the conference.  

Submitting Resolutions for the RFS Assembly

Due - October 17, 2014

The RFS deadline for resolutions coming soon. Resolutions can be submitted to rfs@ama-assn.org.

We require that you research current AMA and AMA-RFS policy for your resolutions, state whether or not pertinent policy exists and cite this policy in your resolution. You can download the AMA Policy Finder and detailed information on how to write a resolution here. For assistance with AMA policy or other aspects of your resolution, contact AMA-RFS staff at (312) 464-4277. 

Reference Committee Report
RFS Annual Interim Meeting Handbook

Coming soon.

RFS Quality Improvement Forum and Database

The AMA is excited to announce its newest resource for resident and fellow physicians, the Resident and Fellow Quality Improvement Forum and Database. The webpage allows residents and fellows to share ideas about QI initiatives, and contains learning modules and resources to help you get started with your QI project. Now we need your help to begin populating the database with your QI project ideas, so visit the Forum and submit your projects now!

12th Annual Research Symposium

The 12th Annual AMA Research Symposium will be held on November 7, 2014 at the AMA-RFS Interim Meeting in Dallas, Texas.

Program Director Letters and Meeting Evaluation

If you would like a letter from the Chair of the RFS Governing Council to be sent to your Program Director(s) to thank them for allowing you the time to participate, fill out this Program Director Letter request form. Also please take a minute to complete the Annual Meeting Evaluation to let us know what you liked about the meeting and what could be improved.