June 6 | 1-4 p.m. Central | Virtual

The MAS June 2021 Meeting will be held on a virtual platform. All times are Central.

MAS Meeting highlights

Read highlights from the MAS June 2021 Meeting, including information on committee reports, educational sessions and election results.


June 5: 9–10:15 a.m.

As more people are vaccinated and our communities reopen, we can all start to wonder how health care will change after the pandemic ends. Join us on June 5 for a discussion with Shantanu Nundy, MD, author of “Care After COVID: What the Pandemic Revealed Is Broken in Healthcare and How to Reinvent It,” and a panel of AMA experts as we explore what health care advocacy, equity, innovation and outcomes will look like in our post-pandemic world.

Section meeting registrants will automatically receive an email with a Zoom link to join the plenary session. If you did not receive an email with your Zoom link, please register now.

June 2021 sections meetings

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


Review the AMA Code of Conduct for ensuring professional and ethical behavior at AMA events and functions, and the association's zero tolerance for any type of harassing conduct.

Contribute to MAS policymaking efforts by submitting a resolution for consideration at the 2021 MAS June Meeting. The resolution submission deadline was March 26. Direct any questions to [email protected].

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

Watch your email for an opportunity to review, comment and vote on policy proposals using our online forum. Email [email protected] with any questions.

African, Black, and Caribbean voices: Patient narratives as a means to counter racism and unconscious bias in medicine

June 6, 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. (during the APS meeting)

Join the AMA Academic Physicians Section (APS) and MAS for a live session to explore narratives from underserved populations, in particular African, Black and Caribbean patients, demonstrating their experiences of systemic racism, bias, prejudice and stereotyping in their interactions with the health care system. Academic physicians and all others interested in progress towards health equity will gain insights into improving trust within the patient-physician relationship and expanding individual stories to actions combating health disparities at the systemic level.

Speakers

  • Khanh-Van T. Le-Bucklin, MD, MEd, APS chair-elect, vice-dean, medical education, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
  • Candice Taylor Lucas, MD, MPH, FAAP, HS, associate clinical professor, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Exercise & Genomics Research Center (PERC); associate program director, UCI/CHOC pediatric residency program, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
  • Bukky Akingbola, DO, MBA, Medical Student Section (MSS) representative, MAS Governing Council, PGY-1 resident, department of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Valencia, MD, JD, assistant professor, Department of Radiology, Division of Breast Imaging and Intervention, Mayo Clinic
  • Kaosoluchi Enendu, MD, MBA, PGY-1 psychiatry resident, Yale New Haven Hospital

For information on additional educational sessions, visit the education sessions page.

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