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Senior Physicians Section Governing Council Nominations

Call for nominations!

Become a leader of the AMA Senior Physicians Section

In January 2014 the American Medical Association Senior Physicians Section (SPS) Governing Council will issue a call for nominations for its delegate and alternate delegate positions, as well as its officers-at-large. If you are interested in putting your experience to work, you are strongly encouraged to submit a nomination form.


All AMA physicians 65 years of age and older are members of the AMA Senior Physicians Section and are also eligible for a leadership position, regardless of whether they are working full time, part time or retired.


An online election will take place in spring 2014. An electronic ballot will be administered. Only current AMA members with a valid email address on file in the AMA's system will be sent an email.

Positions available

Nominations will be accepted for the following positions with terms commencing in June 2014:

  • Delegate—two-year term (one position)
  • Alternate delegate—two-year term (one position)
  • Officers-at-large (four positions)
    • Two positions—one-year term (expiring June 2015)
    • Two positions—two-year term (expiring June 2016)


In addition to being responsible for directing the programs and activities of the section, the AMA-SPS Governing Council members' involvement includes meeting at the AMA House of Delegates Annual and Interim meetings (three days), and one additional AMA-SPS Governing Council meeting (two days) throughout the year, along with various conference calls and regular email communication. Descriptions of each position are located in the Internal Operating Procedures.

AMA-SPS nominations form

The nominee, nominating person or organization must complete an AMA-SPS nomination form by Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  Self-nominations will be accepted.  SPS members must submit a nomination form, a biosketch and a headshot photo (JPEG format) with their application.