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Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

News for Young Physicians

Register for AMA-YPS meeting Nov. 14-16

Register for AMA-YPS meeting Nov. 14-16

Attend this year's AMA-Young Physician Section (YPS) Interim Assembly Meeting, which will take place Nov. 14-16 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Registration is due Nov. 4; log in to register today.

The meeting will take place prior to the AMA Interim Meeting.

Please consider volunteering for the section's reference, handbook review or credentials committees. You can sign up during registration or by sending an email to the AMA-YPS.

Attend AMA-YPS and AMA-OMSS joint session Nov. 16

If you're planning to attend next month's AMA Young Physicians Section (YPS) business meeting in National Harbor, Md., don't miss the education session "Maintenance of certification and licensure: Improving the quality of health care or a burden to physicians?" The joint session, sponsored by the AMA-YPS and the AMA Organized Medical Staff Section (OMSS), will take place at 8 a.m. Nov. 16 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.

Steven Stack, MD, immediate-past chair of the AMA Board of Trustees, will moderate a discussion on the issues associated with current and evolving maintenance of certification requirements as well as the status of maintenance of licensure planning and pilot activities. The discussion panel will feature Hank Chaudhry, DO, president and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards, and Lois Nora, MD, president and CEO of the American Board of Medical Specialties. This event has been approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.