The Medical Student Section (MSS) met virtually on Friday, June 4, Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6.

June 2021 sections meetings

Find additional information for the sections' meetings taking place June 4-6 and June 11.


The MSS heard testimony on 18 extracted resolutions during the MSS Section Meeting. Seven resolutions were adopted which will be immediately forwarded to the AMA House of Delegates (HOD) for consideration at the Special Meeting of the HOD next weekend. 

The MSS Assembly had robust discussion on:

  • Health care reform
  • COVID-19 pandemic
  • Health equity

Notably, the MSS adopted amendments to internal operating procedures (IOP) for addition of a diversity, equity and inclusion officer to the MSS Governing Council.

The MSS hosted three live and six pre-recorded educational programs. Among the educational topics were:

  • Slurs, slanders and rejection of care
  • Environmental injustice
  • Why housing matters

Visit the education sessions page for additional information on these topics and other sessions.

Congratulations to the to the 2021-2022 MSS Governing Council:

  • Chair: Haidn Foster
  • Vice chair: Danielle Rivera
  • Speaker: Sally Midani
  • Vice speaker: Whitney Stuard
  • Delegate: Anna Heffron
  • Alternate delegate: Tristan Mackey
  • At-large officer: Jada Ohene-Agyei
  • Immediate past chair: Stephanie Strohbeen, MD
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