Wednesday, May 1, 2013
News for Senior and Retired Physicians
AMA-SPS assembly business meeting set for June 14
Members of the Senior Physicians Section (SPS) are invited to attend this year's AMA-SPS assembly business meeting June 14 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The AMA-SPS is reaching out to physicians age 65 years and older to join the new section.
Beginning in 2014, there will be online elections for the AMA-SPS Governing Council.
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, 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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Register today (AMA login required). Be sure to click on "AMA-SPS Assembly Meeting," which will appear after you choose to register for the AMA-SPS meetings. Also register for the joint educational program, under the "Educational Sessions" on June 15, titled "The Aging Physician, Opportunities and Challenges." The program is approved for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Be sure to click "register" once you have chosen all of the sessions you will attend. The AMA-SPS strongly encourages you to participate in as many programs as possible during this year's Annual Meeting. Register online by June 3; registration after that date will need to be completed on-site.
If you have questions about the meeting or registering, please contact Alice Reed of the AMA via email or at (312) 464-4335.