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AMA-RFS Annual & Interim Meetings

Next Meeting
AMA-RFS 2014 Annual Assembly Meeting, June 5-7, 2014
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL

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General Meeting Information

AMA-RFS 38th Annual Assembly Meeting—June 5–7

The Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive in Chicago, Illinois is the site for the 2014 Annual Meeting. Please view the 2014 Annual RFS Assembly Meeting Chair's Letter for details.

Registration

AMA-RFS 38th Annual Assembly Meeting—June 5–7

Registration is now open! 

Agenda

AMA-RFS 38th Annual Assembly Meeting
2014 RFS Annual Meeting Agenda will be available soon

Housing and Airline Information

AMA-RFS 38th Annual Assembly Meeting

The Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive in Chicago, Illinois is the site for the 2014 Annual Meeting. Please note the following information regarding hotel reservations and flight discounts.

Hotel Reservations
Book your reservations online or call Hyatt reservations at 888-421-1442.

Single $224, Regency Single $275, Limited Rooms

Double, $250, Regency Double, $301, Limited Rooms

City Tax 16.4%

Please be sure to make your reservation by the cutoff date of May 2, 2014 to insure that your requirements are met. We cannot guarantee room availability after the published cutoff date.

Airline Reservations
Discounts are available on both American Airlines and United Airlines.

To book your American Airlines reservation online and receive a 5% discount, go to www.aa.com. Once you have linked to AA.com:

  • Select "Refine Your Choice"
  • Enter origin, destination, and travel dates
  • Enter authorization code 3364DN in Promotion Code box

To book United Airlines reservation and receive a discount call United Airlines Meetings at 800-426-1122 and mention Z code ZRMH and Agreement code 761645

The United discount may also be obtained on-line at www.united.com. Once you have linked to united.com:

  • Select "Advanced Search"
  • Enter origin, destination, and travel dates
  • Enter ZRMH761645 in Offer Code box

Available flights will be displayed. When an available flight is selected the discounted fare will automatically be calculated. The discount is valid for travel 3 days prior to and 3 days after the official meeting date(s).

Convention Committee Applications

Deadline extended to April 14, 2014

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

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

Deadline - April 17, 2014

The RFS deadline for resolutions is April 17, 2014. 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
Interim Meeting Handbook

The 2013 AMA-RFS Interim Meeting took place on November 14-16, 2012, in National Harbor, Md. Meeting events were held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.

Read the RFS Governing Council Chair's I-13 Letter which included important meeting information.

I13 RFS Handbook

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.