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Senior Physicians Section

Learn more about the benefits of belonging to the AMA Senior Physicians Section. Join the nearly 56,000 senior physician group members and remain active and involved in the AMA medical community.

Current highlights

  • NEW! Get Involved in the Senior Physicians Section: Participate in the Online Member Forum scheduled from April 7–18, and the Virtual SPS Assembly conference call on April 24.
  • The SPS will hold its next Assembly Meeting and Educational Program on June 7, in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, in Chicago. Registration is open until May 30, 2014.
  • The 2014 AMA-SPS Governing Council Elections are now open. An electronic ballot was sent out to all AMA-SPS members with viable e-mails on April 2nd.  
  • The AMA offers many leadership opportunities for members to advance their skills within organized medicine.
  • View the program description and register for access on the Learning Management System for the June 2013 Joint Educational Program in Chicago entitled "The Aging Physician: Opportunities and Challenges."
  • Travel Opportunities are now available for 2014 through AHI Travel, a travel provider selected by the AMA for its members.
  • Subscribe to AMA Morning Rounds Weekend Edition to receive a members-only compilation of top AMA, clinical and socioeconomic news from the week, and news for the AMA Senior Physicians Section.   Be sure to indicate that you would like to receive news for the AMA Senior Physicians Section.
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About the AMA-SPS

Any AMA physician 65 years of age or older is an automatic member of the Senior Physicians Section (SPS). The AMA-SPS is the largest senior physician group in the United States.

The history, governance and mission of the SPS

2013-2014 Governing Council

AMA-SPS benefits

Special opportunities and services for senior physicians

Staying active and involved

Call to action

AMA in Washington

Matthew Mandel, MD, the Jack B. McConnell, MD Award winner, was recently honored at the Excellence in Medicine Award Program in February 2013. He is pictured alongside James Madara, MD; AMA EVP; Jeremy Lazarus, MD, AMA President; Owen Garrick, MD, Immediate Past-President, AMA Foundation; Matthew Mandel, MD, Honoree; Clarence Chou, MD, President, AMA Foundation and Jack Watters, MD, Vice President of External Medical Affairs, Pfizer Inc.

Contact us at:

AMA Department of Senior Physicians Section
330 N Wabash
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone (312) 464-5523
Email: sps@ama-assn.org