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AMA-YPS Assembly Meetings and Events

AMA-YPS Interim Business Meeting
November 6-8, 2014
Hilton Anatole
Dallas, Texas

Registration

Online registration for this year's AMA Young Physicians Section (YPS) Interim Assembly Meeting is now closed. Registration will be available onsite in the Chantilly Foyer of the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. Registration will be open from 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 6 and 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, November 7.

AMA-YPS Online Discussion Forum

The online discussion forum for the 2014 Interim Assembly Meeting is now closed.

Testimony from AMA-YPS members was accepted until noon Central time on Monday, October 27. 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 interim 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, November 7.

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.”

On 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 difficulty, contact Wilda Knox of the AMA-YPS at (312) 464-5529 or wilda.knox@ama-assn.org.

Agenda

I-14 Draft YPS Agenda

Please check back for updates.

Young Physicians Section Guide
AMA-YPS Handbook
Resolutions

The resolution deadline for the 2014 AMA-YPS Interim Assembly Meeting is September 25.

Resolutions submitted after September 25 and before November 7 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 (November 7) 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

The theme for the C. Clayton Griffin, MD, Memorial AMA-YPS Assembly Luncheon is “Protect Your Online Reputation.” This education session will be led by Ravi Goel, MD, Instructor, Wills Eye Hospital and former AMA Young Physicians Section Chair.

Committees

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

Learn more about AMA-YPS convention committees

Hotel & Airline Information

Hilton Anatole
2201 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75207

King/Double: $219
Deluxe King Room: $239
Sales Tax: 5.26%
Occupancy Tax: 10%

Book your reservations online.

Please be sure to make your reservation by the cutoff date of Oct. 6, 2014 to insure that your requirements are met. We cannot guarantee room availability after the published cutoff date.

Airline discounts are available on both American Airlines and United Airlines.

To book your American Airlines reservation on-line and receive a 5% discount:

  • Click on Refine Your Search
  • Enter origin, destination, and travel dates
  • Enter authorization code 92N4AZ in Promotion Code box

To book your United Airlines reservation and receive a discount, call United Airlines Meetings at 800-426-1122 and mention Z code ZRMH and Agreement code 761645.

To book your discounted United Airlines reservation online:

  • Click on Advanced Search
  • Enter origin, destination, and travel dates
  • Enter ZRMH761645 in Offer Code box

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 Annual Meeting
June 4-6, 2015
Chicago, Illinois