The AMA Medical Student Section (MSS) Governing Council (GC) directs the programs and activities of the section on a national level. The MSS activities are overseen by an 8-member Governing Council that is elected by the Medical Student Section Assembly at each Annual Meeting, except for the chair-elect who is elected at the Interim Meeting.
- Appoint the remainder of the MSS leadership
- Carry out policies and actions items adopted by the assembly
- Direct the MSS agenda and strategies
Term of Service: 1 year, commencing in June (except for the chair-elect and immediate past chair)
Candidate applications are generally due in May (for elections at Annual meetings in June) or September (for elections at Interim meetings in November).
In an effort to ensure a fair and transparent campaign period leading up to the 2017 Interim Meeting in Hawaii, the MSS Speaker is providing the Speaker's document of rulings so that all candidates have equal access to all rules.