AMA Wire

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

News for International Medical Graduates

Submit your voting ballot for AMA-IMGS Governing Council by May 7

Submit your voting ballot for AMA-IMGS Governing Council by May 7

Cast your vote now for the next AMA International Medical Graduates (IMG) Section Governing Council.

Six candidates are running for one of three vacancies plus one additional candidate for the resident/fellow position. AMA-IMG Section members must cast their vote for no more than three candidates plus one resident/fellow candidate by May 7.

A revised election ballot was sent to all AMA-IMG Section members due to a candidate withdrawing in this election. If you did not receive your revised election ballot, submit your request for a ballot.

Your vote is important to help with the outcomes of the AMA-IMG Section business of medicine. View election information online.

Remember you must be an AMA member to be eligible to vote. Join now.

AMA-IMGS business meeting and reception set for June 15

You are invited to attend the 16th business meeting and reception of the AMA-IMG Section at 5 p.m. June 15. Meeting attendees will hear a Washington update from Richard Deem, Senior Vice President of Advocacy, and Elizabeth Ingraham, Vice President of Communications, from the Educational Commission on Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), who will discuss the ECFMG Certificate Holders Office program and other updates.

IMG Section society representatives are invited to provide an organizational report. If you would like to submit an organizational report, email your report by May 24.

The deadline to register (login required) for this exciting event is June 3. Sessions are located at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Book your hotel reservations online, or call the Hyatt reservations office at (888) 421-1442.

See the room rates below. Please be sure to make your reservation by the May 10 cutoff date to insure that your requirements are met. We cannot guarantee room availability after the published cutoff date.

  • Single $220, Regency single $270, limited rooms.
  • Double $245, Regency double, $295, limited rooms.
  • City tax 16.4 percent.

View a more complete meeting schedule online.