Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
For Minority Physicians
Deadlines approaching to apply for AMA-MAS Governing Council seats
The AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS) is soliciting qualified candidates for the following positions on the AMA-MAS Governing Council:
- National Medical Association (NMA) appointee. The NMA will make the determination of whom it will appoint for this allotted slot. Candidates should email Monica Carter of the NMA for more information and application instructions. The incumbent is eligible for re-appointment.
- AMA Medical Student Section (MSS) representative. Candidates should contact the AMA-MSS for more information and application instructions. Applications are due to the AMA-MSS by Jan. 31.
- Two at-large representatives. Incumbents are eligible for re-election.
Eligible candidates for each of these AMA-MAS Governing Council positions also must email an AMA-MAS Nominations Application, a bio-sketch form and any organizational letters of endorsement by Feb. 26.
All terms will begin June 15 at the conclusion of the AMA Annual Meeting. For more information, email the AMA-MAS or call Abu Muhammad of the AMA at (312) 464-4335.
AMA members: Register free for NMQF conference on disparities
Attend this year's Health Disparities Leadership Summit, which will take place April 22–23 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) is hosting the summit meeting, now in its 10th year.
Conference registration is free for AMA members, and the AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS) encourages all AMA members to attend. AMA members can complete the NMQF registration form and submit the discount code AMAMAS-2013z.
Not yet an AMA member? Join today, either online or by calling (800) 262-3211.