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AMA-YPS Assembly Meetings and Events

AMA-YPS Annual Meeting, June 6-7
AMA Annual Meeting, June 7-11
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Ill.


Online meeting registration will be open until Friday, May 30.


Please note that the times, events and rooms below are tentative and may change as programming progresses. AMA-YPS full schedule.

Thursday, June 5

9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

AMA-YPS Registration

Grand Ballroom Foyer
East Tower

9:30 p.m.

Informal YPS Social with Governing Council

DaddyO's Pub Hyatt Regency

Friday, June 6

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

AMA-YPS Registration

Grand Ballroom Foyer
East Tower

7:30 - 8 a.m.

AMA-YPS New Member Orientation

Skyway 265

7:30 - 8 a.m.

AMA-YPS Leadership Training Session


8 - 8:15 a.m.

AMA-YPS Credentials Committee Meeting

Crystal C

8 - 8:20 a.m.

AMA-YPS Parliamentary Procedure Briefing

Skyway 265

8 - 8:30 a.m.

AMA-YPS Assembly Breakfast

Crystal C

8:15 - 10 a.m.

AMA-YPS Credentialing

Crystal C Foyer

8:30 a.m.

Opening of the AMA-YPS Assembly

Crystal C


8:55 - 10 a.m. Joint Leadership Session

Regency A-C


Noon - 1 p.m. AMA-YPS C. Clayton Griffin, MD, Memorial Luncheon



1 - 1:15 p.m. AMA-YPS Credentialing

Crystal C Foyer


3:20 - 3:30 p.m. AMA-YPS House of Delegates Caucus/Reference Committee Testimony Coordination

Crystal C


3:30 - 5:10 p.m. BOT Candidate Interviews

Columbus E/F

6 - 8:30 p.m.

AMA-HOD kick-off event
"Inspirations in medicine: The physician/patient perspective" program and welcome reception

Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St.

8:30 p.m.

AMA-YPS Reception

Seasons 52
55 E. Grand St.

Saturday, June 7

8 am - 1:30 p.m.

AMA-YPS participation in AMA House of Delegates State, Regional and Specialty Caucuses

Varies--Check Master Schedule

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Section on Medical Schools Education Session:
Interprofessional Education (IPE)
"Learning as a Team"

Columbus C-D

9 - 10:30 a.m.

Joint Sections and Special Groups Educational Program - "Optimizing Electronic Health Records to Enhance Physician Satisfaction"

Crystal B

10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.

MAS Education Session
"Everyone's Using Social Media: Should I?"
Social Media Overview and Twitter 101

Crystal C

Noon - 1 p.m.

AMA Foundation Program: Keynote Address
Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA
18th US Surgeon General (2009-2013)
NOLA.com/Times Picayune
Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences
Xavier University of Louisiana
(Box Lunches Available for Purchase)

Regency Ballroom A-C

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Joint Sections and Special Groups Educational Program - The Aging Physician: Opportunities and Challenges
1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Columbus K-L

2 - 6 p.m.

AMA House of Delegates (AMA-HOD) Opening

Grand Ballroom

Sunday, June 8

8 - 8:30 a.m.

AMA-HOD Second Opening

Grand Ballroom

8:30 am - Noon

Reference Committee Hearings

  • Reference Committee A (Medical Service)
  • Reference Committee B (Legislation)
  • Reference Committee E (Science and Technology)
  • Reference Committee F (AMA Finance and Governance)


Regency A
Regency D
Grand Ballroom
Regency B

1:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Reference Committee Hearings

  • Amendments to Constitution and Bylaws
  • Reference Committee C (Medical Education)
  • Reference Committee D (Public Health)
  • Reference Committee G (Medical Practice)


Regency B
Regency C
Grand Ballroom
Regency D

6 p.m.

AMA-YPS Caucus and Debriefing

Skyway 272

Monday, June 9

8 - 11:00 a.m.

Education Sessions

See Master Schedule of Events

9 - 10:30 a.m.

Joint Caucus: YPS, MSS, and RFS

Crystal B-C

2 - 6 p.m.

House of Delegates Business Session

Grand Ballroom

Tuesday, June 10

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.



9 am - 3 p.m.

House of Delegates Business Session

Grand Ballroom

5 p.m.

Inauguration of Robert Wah, MD
169th President of the AMA

Crystal Ballroom

6:30 p.m.

Inaugural Reception and Dinner Dance

Grand Ballroom

Wednesday, June 11

9 a.m. - close

House of Delegates Business Session

Grand Ballroom

2014 Annual AMA Young Physicians Section Assembly Meeting

Young Physicians Section Guide

View the Young Physicians Section's new guide.

Young Physicians Section Guide

AMA-YPS Handbook

Please check back for the 2014 AMA-YPS Annual Meeting Handbook.


The resolution deadline for the 2014 AMA-YPS Annual Assembly Meeting is April 25.

Resolutions submitted after April 25 and before June 6 will be deemed "late" resolutions. Time permitting, late resolutions will be referred to the AMA-YPS Reference Committee for a recommendation to accept or not.

Resolutions received after the late resolutions deadline (June 6) will be considered "emergency" resolutions. A 3/4 vote in the YPS Assembly is required for acceptance.

Learn more about submitting resolutions to the AMA-YPS

Education Program

Please check back soon for more information.


Volunteer to serve on the AMA-YPS Reference, Handbook Review or Credentials Committee by emailing yps@ama-assn.org by April 30.

Learn more about AMA-YPS convention committees

Hotel & Airline Information

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Single $224, Regency Single $275, Limited Rooms
Double $250, Regency Double $301, Limited Rooms
City Tax 16.4%

Book your reservations online or call Hyatt reservations at (888) 421-1442.

Please be sure to make your reservation by the cutoff date of May 2, 2014 to insure that your requirements are met. We cannot guarantee room availability after the published cutoff date.

Airline Discounts

Airline discounts are available on both American Airlines and United Airlines.

To book your American Airlines reservation on-line and receive a 5% discount, go to www.aa.com. Once you have linked to AA.com:

  • Select "Refine Your Choice"
  • Enter origin, destination, and travel dates
  • Enter authorization code 3364DN in Promotion Code box

To book United Airlines reservation and receive a discount call United Airlines Meetings at (800) 426-1122 and mention Z code ZRMH and Agreement code 761645.

The United discount may also be obtained on-line at www.united.com. Once you have linked to united.com:

  • Select "Advanced Search"
  • Enter origin, destination, and travel dates
  • Enter ZRMH761645 in Offer Code box

Available flights will be displayed. When an available flight is selected the discounted fare will automatically be calculated. The discount is valid for travel 3 days prior to and 3 days after the official meeting date(s).

New to the YPS?

Check out the YPS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document for new members.


Upcoming Meetings

AMA-YPS Interim Meeting
November 6-8, 2014
Dallas, Texas