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AMA-RFS Annual & Interim Meetings

Next Meeting
AMA-RFS 2016 Annual Assembly Meeting, June 9-11
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, IL

Handbook
Reference Committee Report
General Meeting Information

AMA-RFS 40th Annual Assembly Meeting

June 9-11, 2016
Chicago, IL

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 40th Annual Assembly Meeting

Register here.

Agenda

AMA-RFS 40th Annual Assembly Meeting

View the AMA-RFS Annual Assembly Meeting Agenda.

Housing and Airline Information

AMA-RFS 40th Annual Assembly Meeting

Housing Information
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60601

Book your reservations online or call Hyatt reservations at (888) 421-1442.

Special Airline Discount

An airline discount is available on United Airlines, valid for 3 days prior to and 3 days after the official meeting dates of June 11 - 15.

To obtain the discount when booking online, click on “All Search Options” and enter your origin, destination and travel dates. Then, enter code ZW5Q537819 in the “Promotions and Certificates” offer code box. Available flights will be displayed. Once you’ve selected an available flight, the discounted fare will automatically be calculated.

To obtain the discount over the phone, contact United Airlines Meetings at (800) 426-1122 and mention code ZW5Q and agreement code 537819. A service fee will apply.

Special Shuttle Discount

GO Airport Express offers airport shuttle services between O'Hare and Midway Airports and downtown Chicago hotels.

Book now:

  • $21 each way from O'Hare
  • $17 each way from Midway

These fares are only available through this reservation portal. Make your airport shuttle reservations.

Other Meeting Information

Babysitting services are available at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Find out about the babysitting services offered at Hyatt: Child Care and Baby Equipment.

Convention Committee Applications

Convention Committee Applications

Positions on the following committees are available:

  • 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, verifying 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 to the RFS Assembly

Submit your resolutions to rfs@ama-assn.org by April 11!

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 visit the AMA Policy Finder and then find detailed information on how to write a resolution. For assistance with AMA policy or other aspects of your resolution, contact AMA-RFS staff.

Virtual Reference Committee

The 2016 Virtual Reference Committee is OPEN!

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.