AMA Wire

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

News for Young Physicians

Mentor students, residents and fellows via new AMA program

Mentor students, residents and fellows via new AMA program

Young physician members of the AMA can encourage the next generation of physicians in career and leadership development through an online AMA mentorship program.

The AMA Mentorship Initiative pairs medical students, residents and fellows with young physicians for a 12-month mentorship that is designed to foster career advancement and leadership development in organized medicine.

Potential participants can express their interest by registering for the AMA Mentoring Initiative (AMA login required). For more information, visit the AMA Mentorship Initiative Web page.

View AMA-YPS final actions from 2013 annual assembly meeting

Compilations of AMA-Young Physicians Section (YPS) actions and positions on items of business considered by the AMA House of Delegates at the Annual Meeting now are available:

  • AMA-YPS final actions on items of business considered by the section.
  • Final AMA-YPS handbook review grids depicting the section's positions on House of Delegates business.

Confidently assess injury, disease correlation

The AMA Guides® to the Evaluation of Disease and Injury Causation offers powerful learning tools to assist physicians in making evidence-based medical determinations regarding the correlation of disease and injury in workers' compensation and disability cases. The second edition includes a new chapter on causation perspectives by medical specialty. Order your copy today. AMA members receive a 25 percent discount on this title and others from the AMA Store.