The Medical Student Section (MSS) met virtually on Friday, Nov. 5, Saturday, Nov. 6 and Sunday, Nov. 7.

The MSS had a successful section meeting where resolutions were debated and adopted, educational programs were presented, and elections were completed for key leadership positions.

The MSS consideration various resolutions, which were transmitted to the HOD for immediate consideration. These included:

  • Amending AMA Bylaw 2.12.2, Special Meetings of the House of Delegates
  • Medicare Coverage of Dental, Vision, and Hearing Services
  • Universal Childcare and Preschool
  • Opposition to Sobriety Requirements for Hepatitis C Treatment
  • Institutional Support for Medical Trainees who Experience Harassment.

MSS educational programs covered a wealth of different topics including Coping with the Passing of a Patient, the CHIT Chat Fireside Chat, a Pandemic within a Pandemic, and Issues of Ethical Importance, and a session on Victims of Human Trafficking.

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

Congratulations to the to these newly elected MSS members:

  • Chair-elect: Reilly Bealer
  • Board of Trustees Student Member: Drayton Harvey

For additional information on the November MSS meeting, visit the section's agenda & resources page.

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