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Medical Student Section (MSS)—standing committees

The MSS Governing Council appoints AMA medical student members to serve on its standing committees


Appointed annually by the MSS Governing Council, the MSS standing committees support the mission of the MSS by performing various tasks as requested by the governing council.

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These AMA committees support the governing council in a number of ways, and responsibilities vary across the committees. Some of these include:

  • Assisting in the creation and the review of policy proposals advocating for the health of diverse populations.
  • Encouraging student members to engage deeply with health policy.
  • Reviewing MSS resolutions in preparation for the annual and interim meetings.
  • Organizing public health initiatives, establishing the AMA as a leader in improving public health.
  • Advancing key student issues through educational initiatives.

One year.

Application will be available in fall 2024.

Download the position description as a PDF.

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