Minority Affairs

MAS Interim Meeting agenda & resources

Nov. 15-16 | Manchester Grand Hyatt | San Diego, California

Register

Registration is now open for the 2019 Interim section meetings. Registration is free to members. 

Hotel, travel and child care

Visit the 2019 Interim sections meeting page to reserve a hotel room, reserve child care and download the AMA meetings app.

Meeting documents

MAS meeting documents will be posted here as they become available. 

Resolution submission

Contribute to MAS policymaking efforts by submitting a resolution for consideration at the 2019 MAS Interim Meeting. The resolution submission deadline for this year’s meeting was Sept. 6. Submit future resolutions and direct any questions to [email protected].

Online member forum: Provide input on MAS policy proposals

Access the MAS online member forum to review, comment and vote on policy proposals that will be discussed at the 2019 MAS Interim Meeting. Comments are being accepted Sept. 16-20. 

New to the policy-making process? Access our new education module, How AMA Policy is Made, and learn how our members influence the AMA’s policymaking efforts.

Leadership opportunities

A call for nominations will launch Jan. 1, 2020 for the following positions on the MAS Governing Council:

  • Young Physicians Section Representative (3-year term.  Incumbent is not eligible for another term.)
  • Resident & Fellow Section Representative (2-year term.  Incumbent is eligible for another term.)
  • Medical Student Section Representative (1-year term.  Incumbent is eligible for another term.)
  • Association of American Indian Physicians Representative (3-year term.  Incumbent is eligible for a second term.)
  • National Hispanic Medical Association Representative (3-year term.  Incumbent is eligible for another term.)
  • MAS Delegate to HOD (3-year term.  Incumbent is not eligible for another term.)

Nomination form, CV, recommendations, and photo will be due early February.  The notice will be posted via the MAS newsletter.  To subscribe, email [email protected]

Future meetings

Save the date for these MAS events: 

  • 2020 National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) Summit on Health Disparities: Apr. 27-28, Washington, D.C.
  • 2020 MAS Annual Meeting: June 5-6, Chicago
  • 2020 MAS Interim Meeting: Nov. 13-14, San Diego