AMA Wire

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

For Minority Physicians

Apply for AMA-MAS Governing Council seats by Friday

Apply for AMA-MAS Governing Council seats by Friday

The AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS) is soliciting qualified candidates for three positions on the AMA-MAS Governing Council: National Medical Association (NMA) appointee and two at-large representatives.

For the NMA seat, the NMA will make the determination of whom it will appoint. Candidates should email Monica Carter of the NMA for more information and application instructions. The incumbent is eligible for re-appointment.

Regarding the at-large representative seats, 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 Friday.

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 encourages all AMA members to attend.  AMA members can complete the NMQF registration form and submit the discount code MDCME-2K13z.

Not yet an AMA member? Join today, either online or by calling (800) 262-3211.