• A
  • |
  • A
  • Text size

Senior Physicians Section

Learn more about the benefits of belonging to the AMA Senior Physicians Section. Join the nearly 55,000 senior physician group members and remain active and involved in the AMA medical community.

Current highlights

  • New! The AMA's Senior Physicians Section is seeking nominations for two seats on its Governing Council. Nominations must be received by Friday, February 27, 2015.
  • New! Read highlights from this year's AMA Senior Physicians Section (SPS) Interim Assembly Meeting, which took place November 8 in Dallas, Texas.
  • Nominations are now being accepted for the Jack B. McConnell, MD Award, which recognizes the work of senior physicians who provide treatment to U.S. patients who lack access to health care. For more information, visit the AMA Foundation's Excellence in Medicine Awards page and click on the Jack B. McConnell, MD Award for Excellence in Volunteerism at the bottom of the page.
  • Subscribe to AMA Morning Rounds Weekend Edition to receive a members-only compilation of top AMA, clinical and socioeconomic news from the week, and news for the AMA Senior Physicians Section. Be sure to indicate that you would like to receive news for the AMA Senior Physicians Section.
  • Travel Opportunities are now available for 2015 through AHI Travel, a travel provider selected by the AMA for its members. View the 2015 travel program lineup.
  • View the program description and register for access on the Learning Management System for the June 2013 Joint Educational Program in Chicago entitled "The Aging Physician: Opportunities and Challenges."
  • The AMA Insurance Agency offers customized solutions for your personal and professional needs. View new products and get a rate quote.

About the AMA-SPS

Any AMA physician 65 years of age or older is an automatic member of the Senior Physicians Section (SPS). The AMA-SPS is the largest senior physician group in the United States.

The history, governance and mission of the SPS

2014-2015 Governing Council Members

AMA-SPS benefits

Special opportunities and services for senior physicians

Staying active and involved

Call to action

AMA in Washington

Dr. Samuel A. Cassell, MD, the Jack B. McConnell, MD Award winner, was recently honored at the Excellence in Medicine Award Reception in June 2014. He is pictured alongside Dr. Edmond Cabbabe, AMA Foundation President.

Contact us at:

AMA Department of Senior Physicians Section
330 N Wabash
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone (312) 464-5523
Email: sps@ama-assn.org