Graphic for Physicians of the Future Summit—Region 6

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 6 topics

Topics and activities to be addressed at the summit include:

  • Being an effective physician advocate
  • Resolution brainstorming and a writing workshop
  • Discussion on opiates and Narcan training
  • Opportunities for attendees to network. 


Online registration is now closed for the Physicians of the Future Summit—Region 6.

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

Meeting documents

  • AMA Ambassador (PDF): Review the program goals, perks and how to participate
  • Meeting agenda (PDF): Review 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.


Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020

8:30 am - 10:00 am
Registration opening session

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Breakfast & welcome

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Recent AMA policy achievements update


10:00 am - 11:00 am
Climate change and local advocacy


11:00 am - 11:45 am
Local legislation: A Q&A with Senator Mary Washington

Presentation and Q&A

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Organizing a successful legislative meeting


12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Leadership in health care

(held simultaneously with other 1 p.m. workshops - room assignments to follow)

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
An introduction to health care financing models

Workshop (held simultaneously with other 1 p.m. workshops - room assignments to follow)

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Naloxone training


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Keynote address


3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Networking and refreshments

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Overview of the AMA structure & executive branch: What can you do with a resolution?

Board of Trustees updates presentation

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Resolution brainstorming


4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
From idea to policy: Resolution writing 101


5:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Closing remarks

Travel Info

MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society

1211 Cathedral Street

Baltimore, MD 21201