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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

News for Senior and Retired Physicians

Register to attend this year's AMA-SPS Assembly Meeting

Register to attend this years AMA-SPS Assembly Meeting

Members of the AMA Senior Physicians Section (SPS) are invited to attend the AMA-SPS Assembly Meeting Nov. 16 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.

Joseph P. Annis, MD, member of the AMA Board of Trustees, will deliver the keynote presentation titled, "Aging for docs—how to stay young, sharp and relevant despite the calendar: The new AMA Senior Physicians Section."

This year's assembly meeting also will include discussion of AMA House of Delegates business items and future AMA-SPS activities. All AMA members 65 years of age or older who are interested in senior physician issues are encouraged to attend. Registration (AMA login required) now is open.

If you have questions about the meeting or registering, email Alice Reed of the AMA or call her at (312) 464-5523.

You be the judge: AMA Research Symposium

The 11th annual AMA Research Symposium will be held Nov. 15 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Consider participating in this national competition by judging the original work of some of the brightest medical students, residents and fellows in the country from 5 to 6 p.m. A reception will follow from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

To become a judge and mentor the next generation of physicians, send an email to sps@ama-assn.org or complete a brief online form that requests your name and email address. Feel free to share this information with your colleagues who may be interested in this wonderful mentoring opportunity.