AMA Wire

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

News for Senior and Retired Physicians

Attend AMA-SPS assembly meeting June 14 in Chicago

Attend AMA-SPS assembly meeting June 14 in Chicago

The inaugural AMA Senior Physicians Section (SPS) Assembly Business Meetings will get underway Friday at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. All AMA members who are 65 years of age or older as well as anyone interested in senior physician issues are encouraged to attend.

AMA-SPS Chair Claire V. Wolfe, MD, and Chair-Elect Richert (Rich) E. Quinn, Jr., MD, will present information on the new AMA-SPS bylaws and the online elections for the AMA-SPS Governing Council, which will open in early 2014.

The meeting is set for 5-6:30 p.m. June 14 in Plaza A (East Tower, Green Level). If you have questions about the meeting or registering, contact Alice Reed of the AMA via email or at (312) 464-5523.

Attend joint educational program on the aging physician

The AMA Senior Physicians Section (SPS) is sponsoring a joint educational program at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, "The Aging Physician: Opportunities and Challenges," in conjunction with the AMA Council on Science and Public Health, Council on Medical Education, International Medical Graduates Section, Organized Medical Staff Section, Section on Medical Schools, Women Physicians Congress and Young Physicians Section.

The program will focus on understanding impairment in older physicians as well as facilitating the planning of prevention strategies. The session will examine what role the AMA should play in determining competency measurements in an aging workforce. This program is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
If you have questions about the meeting or registering, contact Alice Reed of the AMA via email or at (312) 464-5523.