2014 AMA Interim Meeting
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Exclusive sneak preview of AMA-sponsored PBS documentary and announcement of AMA Research Symposium winners

Join us in the Hilton Anatole Trinity Ballroom at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, where we will feature a trailer for the PBS documentary supported by the AMA, Rx: Hope for Health Care in the U.S.: How frontline innovators are creating dramatically higher-value health care solutions.

The event will include a Q&A session with the award-winning director, writer, producer and cinematographer David Grubin, who has produced more than 100 films. The session will be moderated by Edward H. Livingston, MD, deputy editor of clinical content for JAMA.

The film looks beyond technology and medicine, and explores a health care model focused on medicine's fundamental mission: to promote health, prevent sickness and help people live long, productive lives. The documentary is a moving series of patients and caregivers, placed within the context of innovative practices. It explores how physician practices foster affordable medicine while encouraging intimacy, inclusion, trust and healing.

The documentary also looks at the hard facts about health care in America, placing these personal accounts within the context of the current American health care system. Rx: Hope for Health Care in the U.S. is scheduled to air on PBS in late spring/early summer 2015.

After the Q&A, the AMA Research Symposium winners will be announced followed by a reception with light hors d'oeuvres and beverages from 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. 

Join us at the 12th annual AMA Research Symposium

View the exciting original research of medical students, residents and international medical graduates (IMG) at this year's AMA Research Symposium.

Join us Nov. 7 in Chantilly Ballroom East to view the research competition submissions, which consist of two components: Podium presentations are from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., followed by poster presentations from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Light refreshments will follow at 6 p.m. All AMA House of Delegate members and physicians in the local area are invited to attend.

Research will be presented in the following categories:

  • Eight categories for medical student participants: Biochemistry and cell biology; cancer biology; clinical outcomes and health care improvement; immunology, infectious disease and inflammation; neurobiology and neuroscience; public health and epidemiology; radiology and imaging; and surgery and biomedical engineering.
  • Two categories for resident and fellow participants: clinical vignette and clinical medicine (this includes quality improvement, health policy, clinical research and medical education).
  • Three categories for IMG members of the AMA who are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates: clinical medicine/clinical vignette, health policy and medical education, and basic science.
Six Flags Over Texas Dessert Reception

The Texas Delegation and the Texas Medical Association invite all 2014 Interim Meeting Attendees to a Six Flags Over Texas Dessert Reception, Saturday, November 8, from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Chantilly West Ballroom at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. International desserts and coffee will be served.

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