• A
  • |
  • A
  • Text size

2015-2016 Medical Student Outreach Leader Calendar

May 2015

Register as a Medical Student Outreach Leader

  • 2015–2016 Medical Student Outreach Program kickoff and Medical Student Outreach Leader sign-up
  • Set up your recruitment profile and order your recruitment kit and incentives

June 2015

AMA National Medical Student Meeting
June 4-6, Chicago

  • Recruiter training session: "Driving Membership: Leading the Charge"
    • June 5 (During the AMA National Medical Student Meeting): Noon - 1 p.m., Hyatt Regency
    • June 25: Recruiter training session webinar
    • June 28: Recruiter training session webinar

July 2015

Recruiting preparation

  • Request an incoming first-year student class list from your school’s student affairs/administrative office.
  • Develop a plan for recruitment. Meet with fellow section leaders at your school and develop an agenda for the activities fair and beyond.
  • Begin planning a recruitment event through the Section Grants program.
  • If your school permits it, place a welcome letter, event flyer, recruiter contact flyer and/or applications in student mailboxes. Be sure to include your contact information so the applications make it back to you.

August-October 2015

Fall membership recruitment

November 2015

Fall commission deadline: Nov. 6

  • Membership applications applied to your section’s first commission check must be received by this date.
  • Share your voice—watch your email for our fall survey and tell us how we can improve the program.

AMA Interim National Medical Student Meeting, Nov. 12-14, Atlanta

  • Medical student outreach leader workshop will cover event ideas, program improvements, questions and answers, and more.

December 2015

  • Fall commission checks are distributed to eligible sections.
  • Spring recruitment information is distributed to recruiters.

January 2016

February - March 2016

AMA Advocacy Day

  • AMA Advocacy Day, held in conjunction with the AMA National Advocacy Concerence in Washington, D.C.

Spring commission deadline: March 25

  • Membership applications applied to your section’s second commission check must be received by this date.

April 2016

Transition for following year

  • Identify your outreach leader replacement and set up a meeting to transition responsibilities. Send his or her name and contact information to AMA staff.
  • Return unused Netter’s Anatomy Flash Cards or Rapid Review Pathology. Access the UPS Return Instructions document found in your recruitment kit. Do not hold onto unused incentives for the incoming medical student outreach leader.

May 2016

Program ends

  • Spring commission checks are distributed to eligible sections.