Get involved and shape the future of medicine with AMA's advocacy conferences, events and webinars.
Jan. 3-5, 2013
Turnberry Isle Miami
More than 200 physician leaders and medical society staff attend the annual AMA State Legislative Strategy Conference, held in January. The conference offers participants an opportunity to share their organizations' state legislative and regulatory priorities, concerns, strategies and tactics with advocacy leaders from other medical societies. Conference content focuses on key health care issues that states will likely address in the coming legislative sessions, such as state health system reform, Medicaid, private payer reform, medical liability reform and scope of practice.
The 2012 Presidents' Forum was held Feb. 12-13 in Washington, D.C.
2013 National Advocacy Conference
Feb. 11–13, 2013
The National Advocacy Conference takes place in early spring of every year in Washington, D.C. Registration will open December 2012.
Aug. 1-3, 2013
Held each summer in August, this meeting allows state and specialty society lobbyists, general counsel and policy staff to exchange information and strategies on critical state health care issues, and participate in an informal format that supports open dialogue and idea-sharing. This conference also encourages networking among fellow medical association staff.