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AMA to Hold First Ever Group Practice Career Fair During AMA Annual Meeting

For immediate release:
April 23, 2012

Event to connect medical groups with physician and medical student leaders

ChicagoThe American Medical Association (AMA) announced its very first group practice career fair to help physician and medical student leaders connect with potential employers. The event will be held in conjunction with the AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago on June 15, 2012, and registration is now open.

"Each year, medical students, residents and physicians gather in Chicago for the AMA's annual policy-making meeting, an important event that draws hundreds of engaged and passionate physicians and physicians-in-training who come to hone their leadership skills," said AMA President Peter W. Carmel, M.D. "To better serve our members, we have organized the AMA Group Practice Career Fair so that job seekers, particularly those with the desire and potential to obtain leadership positions, can connect with group practice employers from across the nation."

Exhibitors include ten large medical groups, which may contact registrants in advance to schedule a one-on-one meeting during the event. Timeslots are limited and are filled at the discretion of each group exhibitor. The JAMA Career Center will also be present at the event. View a list of the exhibitors.

Registration is required to participate in the AMA Group Practice Career Fair and participation is free. Registration will be open until June 1. Presdo Match, a social networking tool, will be used as part of the registration process to help exhibitors learn about registrants in advance of the event and identify candidates of particular interest. The tool also allows attendees to network, create or connect to their LinkedIn profile and request meetings with exhibitors.

The event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT on Friday, June 15 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Register for the Career Fair. Learn more about the career fair.

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Contact:

Shannon O'Brien
AMA Media Relations
(312) 464-4443
Shannon.Obrien@ama-assn.org

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