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Medical Student Section

The AMA Medical Student Section (MSS) is dedicated to representing medical students, improving medical education, developing leadership, and promoting activism for the health of America. The AMA-MSS is the largest and most influential organization of medical students in the country.

AMA-MSS News and Announcements

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MSS Member Resources

Succeeding from Medical School to Practice
This comprehensive, easy-to-navigate resource includes a wealth of valuable information plus streaming video to help medical students navigate medical school and transition into residency and practice.

This Resource allows students to research residency training locations throughout the country, offering a comprehensive database consisting of over 9000 graduate medical education programs.

AMA Membership Benefits
As an AMA member, medical students are entitled to a large number of complimentary resources and discounts on useful products!

Financial Aid/Debt Management Information and Resources
The AMA is committed to helping students obtain information on financial aid and debt management resources.

Videos on MSS membership and participation

  • Future Physician Leaders: MSS leaders and participants discuss the benefits of becoming involved in the MSS and attending the national meetings
  • Experience the AMA Anew: This video showcases the "Doctors Back to School" service project, as well as an AMA networking function.
  • Reference Committee Policy Making: Students engaging in debate and creating policy during a reference committee at the 2012 Annual Meeting.

MSS Meetings and Events

Medical Student Opportunities