Minority Affairs Section (MAS) leadership opportunities



The AMA is your powerful ally in providing you with leadership opportunities in the Minority Affairs Section (MAS) to represent physicians with a unified voice and remove obstacles that interfere with patient care.

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The AMA helps physicians build a better future for medicine, advocating in the courts and on the Hill to remove obstacles to patient care and confront today’s greatest health crises.

Leadership roles in AMA organization

The AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS) Governing Council seeks candidates for the positioned listed below. Nomination forms are due Feb. 23. All incumbents are eligible for a second term. The MAS election takes place virtually in early April. Terms will begin in June 2024 after the AMA Annual Meeting.

  • Resident & Fellow Section (RFS) representative (two-year term)
  • MAS delegate to the AMA House of Delegates (three-year term)
  • Medical Student Section (MSS) representative (one-year term)
    • NOTE: Deadline was Dec. 2023 for medical students. 

This year, nominees for all section governing council elections can use a new online application. Submit your application by Feb. 23. 

Governing council members are elected by the MAS membership electronically in early April. Those who are elected will be expected to attend the AMA Annual Meeting, June 5-7, 2024.