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Medical Student National Advocacy Week is a national grassroots effort. From Oct. 10-14, medical student members of the AMA from every corner of the United States will stand together to actively address the issues of student loan debt, prior authorization and telehealth.

Register for our webinar, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. Eastern, to learn about these legislative priorities.

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Supporting you today as a medical student. Protecting your future as a physician.

The American Medical Association is providing you with the tools to organize events on campus and educate your peers and legislators on the critical issues (PDF) affecting students.

From setting up congressional meetings to hosting events, find all the resources you need to participate in National Advocacy Week.

Your programming during National Advocacy Week will be eligible to win awards, so make sure to submit information about all your programs after they occur. View submission form for examples of programming and to submit for the chance to win.

  • Engagement in Advocacy Award: Presented to two local campus sections—one small program and one large program. Winners will have demonstrated the most engagement throughout National Advocacy Week.
  • Changemaker Award: Presented to an individual student or local campus section that achieved something tangible. This activity could be dual-nominated for the Engagement in Advocacy Award.
  • Innovation in Advocacy Award: Presented to the individual or local campus section that organizes the most innovative program during National Advocacy Week.

Continue to build on your advocacy experience. Get more involved as an AMA member and learn about our upcoming events (PDF).

    If you have any questions about National Advocacy Week, reach out to Kylee Borger, AMA Government Relations Advocacy Fellow.

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