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AMA-YPS Assembly Meetings and Events

AMA-YPS Annual Meeting
June 5, 2015
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Registration

Register for this year's AMA Young Physicians Section (YPS) Annual Assembly Meeting. Registration will take place March 23 – May 26. Please note registration closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 26.

AMA-YPS Online Discussion Forum

The online discussion forum for the 2015 Annual Assembly Meeting will open at noon Central time on Monday, April 27.

Testimony from AMA-YPS members will be accepted until 4 p.m. Central time on Monday, May 11. After that date, staff will compile testimony submitted on the site and forward it to the AMA-YPS Reference Committee to inform their deliberations. Note that the section’s reports and resolutions also will be available for download as part of the Annual assembly meeting handbook, which will be posted shortly on the AMA-YPS Assembly Meeting web page. As is customary, delegates will also have the opportunity to testify on reports and resolutions during the AMA-YPS business meeting on Friday, June 5.

To participate in the AMA-YPS online discussion forum, you will need your physician login credentials (username and password). Click on the link above and log in on the left side of the screen. If you don’t have an AMA username and password, you can obtain them using the right side of the screen to create an account. If you’ve forgotten your password or username, click on the “Forgot your password?” link for recovery assistance.

After logging into the online discussion forum, you can click on “Reports” or “Resolutions” to view AMA-YPS items of business. Click the title (e.g., AMA-YPS Report A) of the item you wish to comment on. At the bottom of the page, you may find comments from other delegates, depending on the level of activity associated with a particular item. Below that you’ll see a box called “Add New Comment.” Insert your comments in the box marked “Your Post.”

In the online discussion forum, you also will find FAQs and instructions on how to receive email notifications of comments posted on reports and resolutions.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the AMA-YPS at yps@ama-assn.org.

Agenda
Young Physicians Section Guide
AMA-YPS Handbook

Please check back for the 2015 AMA-YPS handbook.

Resolutions

The resolution deadline for the 2015 AMA-YPS Annual Assembly Meeting is March 27

Resolutions submitted after March 27 and before June 4 will be deemed "late" resolutions. Time permitting, late resolutions will be referred to the AMA-YPS Reference Committee for a recommendation to accept or not.

Resolutions received after the late resolutions deadline (June 4) will be considered "emergency" resolutions. A 3/4 vote in the YPS Assembly is required for acceptance.

Learn more about submitting resolutions to the AMA-YPS

Education Program

Details about this year’s C. Clayton Griffin, MD, Memorial AMA-YPS Assembly Luncheon will be available at a later time.

Committees

Volunteer to serve on the AMA-YPS Reference, Handbook Review or Credentials Committee by emailing yps@ama-assn.org by April 30.

Learn more about AMA-YPS convention committees

Hotel & Airline Information

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Single $229 Regency Single $279 Limited Rooms
Double $254 Regency Double $304 Limited Rooms

City Tax 16.4%

Book your reservations online or call Hyatt reservations at 888-421-1442888-421-1442.

Please be sure to make your reservation by the cutoff date of May 1, 2015 to insure that your requirements are met. We cannot guarantee room availability after the published cutoff date.

SPECIAL AIRLINE DISCOUNTS

Airline discounts are available on United Airlines.

The United discount may also be obtained online. Once you are on united.com:

  • Enter origin, destination, and travel dates
  • Enter ZTXM362176 in Offer Code box

A discount may also be obtained by calling United Airlines Meetings at 800-426-1122800-426-1122 (s service fee will apply) and mention Z code ZTXM and Agreement code 362176.

Available flights will be displayed. When an available flight is selected the discounted fare will automatically be calculated. The discount is valid for travel 3 days prior to and 3 days after the official meeting date(s).

New to the YPS?

Check out the YPS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document for new members.

YPS FAQ

Upcoming Meetings

AMA-YPS Interim Meeting
November 14-17, 2015
Atlanta, Georgia