AMA Medical Student Advocacy Conference (MAC)

MAC 2023 medical students at US Capitol-16:9 ratio
2025 AMA Medical Student Advocacy Conference (MAC)
Mar 6 - 7, 2025

The Westin Washington DC City Center
1400 M Street Northwest
Washington, DC
United States

In Person
MARC - Students with umbrellas on the Capitol steps

The AMA Medical Student Advocacy Conference (MAC) is the American Medical Association’s largest advocacy event and conferences for medical students. It provides students with advocacy training, access to legislators, opportunities to network with their peers and a platform to raise their voice and enact changes in public health policy.

MAC 2024 was held March 7-8, 2024. MAC 2025 will take place March 6-7, 2025 in Washington D.C.

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Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MD

Assistant Secretary for Health, HHS

Admiral Rachel L. Levine

Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MD, serves as the 17th assistant secretary for health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the head of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. She fights every day to improve the health and well-being of all Americans. She’s working to help the nation overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and build a stronger foundation for a healthier future—one in which every American can attain their full health potential. Adm. Levine’s storied career, first, as a physician in academic medicine focused on the intersection between mental and physical health, treating children, adolescents, and young adults. Then as Pennsylvania’s physician general and later as Pennsylvania’s secretary of health, she addressed COVID-19, the opioid crisis, behavioral health and other public health challenges.

David Lusk

David Lusk

Founder, Key Advocacy

David Lusk, founder of Key Advocacy, has over 20 years of experience in policy and government affairs. The public policy and business economics graduate of Brown University is an expert in advocate training and grassroots and engagement program development. He has written extensively on policy advocacy and engagement best practices, with his work topping several government affairs best-seller lists.

Kim Schrier, MD

Kim Schrier, MD

Representative (D-WA)

Prior to being elected to Congress in 2018,  Rep. Kim Schrier, MD (D-WA), spent her career as a pediatrician in Issaquah, working with children and helping families navigate the health care system. In Congress, Dr. Schrier uses this expertise to inform her work on issues that improve the lives, health and wellbeing of children. After graduating from U.C. Berkeley Phi Beta Kappa, Dr. Schrier spent a year working at the EPA before attending medical school at U.C. Davis School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University. In 2013, she was named Best Pediatrician in the Greater Seattle Area by Parents Map Magazine.

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MAC 2023 medical students at US Capitol