Young Physicians Section
Excellence in Medicine Award applications due February 28, 2016, by 5 p.m. CST
The AMA Foundation, with support from Pfizer Inc., offers a premier awards program that recognizes physicians and medical students who exemplify the highest values of volunteerism, leadership and dedication to underserved populations and presents inspirational physician stories to the medical community and public. Leadership Award applications are now available.
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.
- Learn more about the AMA and the YPS.
- An article, "Increasing body of evidence supports Maintenance of Certification" in the February 2014 edition of the AMA MedEd Update shared various perspectives on Maintenance of Certification and highlighted recent AMA efforts to support physicians with this process.
- Watch An Introduction to Building and Managing Your Financial Profile, presented by Judy Jennings from Matsco, Wells Fargo's Practice Finance Group, at the 2010 AMA-YPS Annual Meeting.
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.
After reviewing the House of Delegates handbook, the AMA-YPS Assembly identified items of particular relevance to the section and developed testimony for reference committee hearings and on the House floor. Details of all YPS positions can be found below:
Also, view the AMA-YPS Reference Committee Report.