Advocacy Update

Jan. 29, 2021: Advocacy Update spotlight on a sneak peek at the AMA National Advocacy Conference


The AMA National Advocacy Conference is the best place to get key strategies you need to effectively advocate on top federal health care issues—and this year, you can attend virtually, Feb. 23-24. Register here.

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Hear from AMA leadership, the administration, federal lawmakers, and other physician and patient advocates about sequester relief, telehealth, issues related to the public health emergency and more. Learn what you should expect when meeting with your members of Congress in-person or virtually, including best practices for conducting compelling conversations with congressional offices. Then put your voice to work through virtual Hill visits where you will speak with lawmakers on crucial issues affecting patients and physicians.

Featured speakers at this year's conference include Margaret Brennan, moderator of CBS News premiere Sunday public affairs program Face the Nation, and Doris Kearns Goodwin, a world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. At this year's conference you will also hear Congressional perspectives from lawmakers, including Rep. Ami Bera, MD (D-CA) and Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL).

Sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central time both days. Visit the AMA website for the latest agenda with additional details, and contact us if you have any questions.