LGBTQ & Allies Caucus meeting: Nov. 8, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. All times listed are Central.

Saturday, Nov. 7, 9-10:30 a.m.

Join us for a discussion with Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and James Madara, MD, AMA CEO and EVP, as they explore COVID-19 and what lies ahead for physicians and medical students. Following the interview, a panel of experts will discuss the AMA’s ongoing work in the areas of health equity, physician wellness and practice sustainability, medical education, advocacy and more.

Sections November 2020 Meetings

Find additional information for the sections' meetings taking place Nov. 6-8 & 13.


The sections' meetings will be held on the Lumi, Teams and/or Zoom virtual platforms. Review information on how to use the Lumi (PDF) and Zoom (PDF) platforms to access the meetings.

Join the meeting (Zoom platform).

10:00-10:15 a.m.

Welcome and Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues update

  • Magda Houlberg, MD, chair

10:15-11:00 a.m.

Pride, politics, and policy: LGBTQ issues and the 2020 election
From state legislatures to Congress to the White House, the 2020 election will determine the course of public policy for years to come. Join Cynthia Brown, vice president, AMA Government Affairs and Kai Sternstein, JD, vice president, AMA Advocacy Resource Center for a timely analysis of election outcomes and a look at what that means for key priorities including LGBTQ health and well-being. Discussion and Q&A will follow.

11:00-11:30 a.m.

Meet & greet
Following the presentation, join colleagues from across the country in a virtual networking session with the LGBTQ Advisory Committee (Teams platform).

Download the agenda to review, print or save (PDF).

Nov. 8, 4-5 p.m.

Unwind from the section meetings, learn a little bit about the AMA Ambassador Program and connect virtually with your AMA section peers without having to make a motion or an amendment. Come as you are, bring your favorite beverage and end the weekend with us. There will be surprises, prizes and breakout rooms for optimal mingling. Everyone is welcome to attend.

RSVP by emailing [email protected], to receive your calendar invitation, a reminder email and the access link.

Nov. 13-17

Visit the HOD Special Meeting site for details.

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