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Graphic for 2020 Medical Student Advocacy and Region Conference (MARC).

Spend a weekend in our nation's capital to advocate for the future of medicine:

  • Participate in interactive sessions about current legislation affecting students and learn how to be a successful advocate.
  • Spend a full afternoon on Capital Hill to meet with your senators and representatives.
  • Network and socialize with students from across the country to discuss region business, advocacy and leadership opportunities.
  • Take your professional headshot photo.

AGENDA

2020 MARC March 5–7, 2020

Thursday, March 5

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Conference registration begins

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Opening and welcome

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Congressional addresses

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Education on the issues

Friday, March 6

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Education on effective lobbying techniques

9:00 am - 10:20 am
Capitol Hill preparation

10:20 am - 11:00 am
All attendee medical student picture on Capitol Hill

11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Capitol Hill visits

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Professional headshots

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Advocacy day reception

Saturday, March 7

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast with COLA

9:00 am - 10:15 am
Region breakout meetings

10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Professional headshots

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Education programming

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Leadership summit

Travel Info

480 L’Enfant Plaza SW

Washington, DC 20024