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Graphic for Physicians of the Future Summit—Region 4

Annually, the Medical Student Section regions host Physicians of the Future Summits in January and February, which allow for educational programs and further discussion on policy development relevant to each region and its membership.

Region 4 topics

Topics and activities to be addressed at the summit include:

  • A resolution writing workshop
  • Advocacy and policy update
  • Building an effective grassroots advocacy campaign
  • Medical student poster session

Registration

Online registration is now closed for the Physicians of the Future Summit—Region 4.

You may still register on-site the day of the summit.

Meeting documents

  • AMA Ambassador (PDF): Read about the program goals, perks and how to participate
  • Meeting agenda (PDF): Read about the full summit agenda for additional information about speakers, room assignments and meeting times

Additional Physicians of the Future Summits

Visit the other region summit pages for details of their events.

AGENDA

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration & breakfast

9:00 am - 9:15 am
Welcome address & region 4 orientation

9:15 am - 10:00 am
Leadership & local campus section development

Panel

9:15 am - 10:00 am
Immigration policy & medical school: Being an effective advocate

Presentation

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Advocacy 101

Workshop (held simultaneously with another 10 a.m. workshop)

10:00 am - 10:45 am
The persistence of race-based medicine in the U.S.

Workshop (held simultaneously with another 10 a.m. workshop)

10:45 am - 11:00 am
Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Health equity & AMA initiatives

Presentation

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Resolution writing

Workshop (held simultaneously with another 1 p.m. workshop)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Disparities in substance use disorder treatment

Workshop (held simultaneously with another 1 p.m. workshop)

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Break

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Orientation to the AMA

Presentation

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Capitol Hill update

Presentation

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Break

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Medical student poster sessions

Presentation

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020

8:30 am - 9:00 am
Registration & breakfast

9:00 am - 9:30 am
MSS chair update

Presentation

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Paths to health equity

Presentation

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Region business meeting & closing remarks

Travel Info

Morehouse School of Medicine - Hugh Gloster Building

720 Westview Drive SW

Atlanta, GA 30310