The Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues provides counsel to the Board of Trustees and to other AMA stakeholders on policy matters that relate to LGBTQ physicians, students and patients and develops strategies, programs and policies.

Applicants should self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer; allies are also eligible for membership. Applicants should have LGBTQ health expertise and/or experience in care delivery, clinical practice, research, policy, education and/or advocacy.

Leadership roles in AMA organization

At-large representatives

  • One position available. Incumbent is eligible for reappointment.
  • Term is two years. Maximum is two consecutive, 2-year terms.
  • Medical students are not eligible for at-large positions.

Apply for the 2021-2022 position, due Feb. 19, 2021 (DOC)


Medical Student Section (MSS) representative  

  • One position available. Incumbent is not eligible for re-appointment.
  • Term is one year. Maximum is two consecutive, 1-year terms.
  • Nominations are administered through the respective organization.

Nominations process has been completed for this position. Visit the medical students leadership opportunities page for more details.


Resident & Fellow Section (RFS) representative  

  • One position available. Incumbent is not eligible for re-appointment.
  • Term is two years. Maximum is two consecutive, 2-year terms.
  • Nominations are administered through the respective organization.

Visit the resident and fellow leadership opportunities page for more details and to apply. Applications due Feb. 19, 2021.


Young Physicians Section (YPS) representative

  • One position available. Incumbent is eligible for re-appointment.
  • Term is two years. Maximum is two consecutive, 2-year terms.
  • Nominations are administered through the respective organization.

Apply for the 2021-2022 position, due Feb. 19, 2021 (DOC)


GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality representative

  • One position; currently filled.
  • Term is two years. Maximum is two consecutive 2-year terms.
  • Nominations are administered through the respective organization.

Please submit nomination forms to [email protected] by stated deadlines.

All nominees and application materials are submitted to the AMA Board of Trustees for consideration during their April meeting. Appointment decisions are announced following the Board meeting. Terms begin June 1, 2021.

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