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Young Physicians Section

What's New?

Take Part in the AMA-YPS Resolution and Report Review Process
Participate in the AMA-YPS online forum, which opened May 16 and will close at noon Central time on May 31. The online forum provides AMA-YPS members an opportunity to weigh in on resolutions and reports to be considered at the AMA-YPS Annual Assembly meeting. Email invitations (via SurveyMonkey) were sent to AMA-YPS members with instructions on accessing the forum.  If you have questions or did not receive an invitation, please email the AMA-YPS.

Register Today for the Next AMA-YPS Meeting
Attend this year's AMA Young Physicians Section (YPS) Business Meeting, which will take place June 9-10 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Registration closes Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (3 a.m. Eastern); log in and register today and view full meeting agenda.

Please consider volunteering for one of the section’s convention committees reference committee, handbook review committee or credentials committee. You can sign up during online registration or send an email to the AMA-YPS by April 30.

Apply for Available AMA-YPS Leadership Positions
If you would like to get more involved in organized medicine, consider running for an open seat on the AMA-YPS Governing Council. Nominations for chair-elect, delegate and member at-large are now being accepted only on June 10 during the AMA-YPS Assembly meeting.

Terms will begin at the close of the next AMA Annual Meeting, which will take place June 11-15. Nomination forms are due May 22. After this, nominations will be accepted only on June 10 during the next AMA-YPS Annual Assembly Meeting.

Young Physicians: 5 Strategies for a Strong Financial Foothold
Young U.S. physicians typically begin practicing medicine (and saving for retirement) 10 years later than undergraduate peers in other professions. View the 5 strategies to help young physicians accelerate their savings for a secure financial future.




View the Internal Operating Procedures for the AMA-YPS.

Additional Resources

2015 Interim Meeting

Young physicians from across the country discussed priority issues and worked on shaping AMA policy during this year's AMA-YPS Interim Assembly meeting.  Read the AMA-YPS Delegate’s Report to learn more about the policy activity of the section.

Deadlines & Events

National Advocacy Conference (registration now open): Monday, February 22–Wednesday, February 24

AMA-YPS Annual Assembly Meeting registration opens: TBD

Resolution deadline for AMA-YPS Annual Assembly Meeting: Saturday, April 30

Convention Committee application deadline (Annual): Saturday, April 30

Nominations for AMA-YPS Governing Council elections due: Sunday, May 22

AMA-YPS Online Discussion Forum (Annual): Monday, May 16–Tuesday, May 31

AMA-YPS Annual Meeting registration closes: TBD

AMA-YPS Annual Assembly Meeting (Hyatt Regency Chicago): Friday, June 10

AMA Annual Meeting (Hyatt Regency Chicago): Saturday, June 11–Wednesday, June 15

Resolution deadline for AMA-YPS Interim Assembly Meeting: Friday, September 30

AMA-YPS Interim Meeting registration opens: TBD

Convention Committee Application deadline (Interim): Wednesday, September 30

AMA-YPS Online Discussion Forum (Interim): Monday, October 17–Monday, October 31

AMA-YPS Interim Meeting registration closes: TBD

AMA-YPS Interim Assembly Meeting (Orlando, FL): Friday, November 11

AMA Interim Meeting (Orlando, FL): Saturday, November 12–Tuesday, November 15