Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
For Minority Physicians
Attend the NMA's National Colloquium on African American Health
Reservations are due Thursday for the National Medical Association's (NMA) National Colloquium on African American Health, which will take place March 9–12 in Washington, D.C. The AMA Minority Affairs Section encourages all physicians to attend.
The National Colloquium on African-American Health is the NMA's premier advocacy and educational forum for state and local medical society presidents, national officers, the Student NMA, the NMA Auxiliary and other invited guests. The theme for this year's event is "All Advocacy is Local: Improving Access to Care, Addressing Health Disparities, Combating Stigma in Disease."
AMA members sought to fill key medical education leadership slots
The AMA nominates representatives to key medical education organizations, Residency Review Committees of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, and member Boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Fill out our online form now for the following RRC vacancies; applications are due Feb. 15.
- Emergency medicine
- Internal medicine (two positions)
- Obstetrics/gynecology (two positions)
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Preventive medicine
- Urology (two positions)
Please contact Evelyn Sherrill with any questions.
The AMA is also soliciting nominations to fill vacancies on AMA councils for this year (including the Council on Medical Education). Learn more about the nominations process and how to apply.