Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
News for Young Physicians
Apply for leadership slots on AMA councils, committees
The AMA is looking to fill open positions on various councils and committees for 2013. Nominations are due by March 15. Visit the AMA's Council and Committee Nominations Web page to view available positions as well as instructions on the nominations process.
The AMA is committed to promoting diversity in every facet of organized medicine and encourages the nomination of qualified women physicians, minority physicians and international medical graduates for AMA positions on councils.
Make sure your practice is compliant with security requirements
Learn practical ways to ensure compliance with federal health information security regulations using the Handbook for HIPAA-HITECH Security, published by the AMA.
In addition to an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, this book covers such key topics as documentation requirements, risk analysis, encryption, and physical and technical safeguards.
AMA members sought to fill key medical education leadership slots
The AMA Council on Medical Education nominates representatives to key medical education organizations, Residency Review Committees of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and member Boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Fill out our online form now for the following vacancies; applications must be received by Feb. 15, 2013.
- 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 the 2013 year (including the Council on Medical Education). Learn more about the nominations process and how to apply.