AMA Wire

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

News for Young Physicians

Register for the next AMA-YPS meeting, set for November in Hawaii

Register for the next AMA-YPS meeting, set for November in Hawaii

Details about this year's AMA Young Physicians Section Interim Assembly Meeting, including information about travel arrangements, are now available online. The meeting will take place Nov. 8–10 in Honolulu in conjunction with the Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.

Register (AMA login required) for the meeting by Oct. 22. After this date, you will have to register on site in Honolulu.

Resolutions are due Oct. 8 via email to Harley Grant of the AMA. Also, email him if you are interested in serving on an AMA-YPS committee for the meeting.

Nominations sought for AMA representative on COLA Board of Directors

Physicians interested in representing the AMA on the Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA) Board of Directors are invited to submit a nomination form by Oct. 14.

COLA develops criteria and standards for laboratories for accreditation and accredits almost 8,000 medical laboratories. COLA also offers programs for the accreditation of small hospital laboratories and conducts site reviews of physician offices for managed care plans. Visit the AMA's COLA Web page to learn more.