Residents & Fellows

RFS Interim Meeting agenda & resources

Nov. 14-16 | Marriott Marquis | San Diego, California


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

Meeting registration, hotel and travel

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

Meeting documents

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

Resolution submission

One of the unique benefits of membership in the Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) is the chance to participate in the policymaking process. Any RFS member can submit a resolution to be considered at the RFS semiannual meetings. The deadline is Sept. 20, at 11:59 p.m. Central to submit a resolution for consideration at the 2019 Interim Meeting. Submit resolutions to [email protected]. Visit our submitting a resolution page to find more information on resolution writing and templates.

Virtual Reference Committee: Shape the future on resident and fellow issues

Access the RFS Virtual RefCom to review and comment on policy proposals that will be discussed at the 2019 RFS Interim Meeting. The VRC will be open Oct. 21-Nov. 1.

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

Leadership opportunities

Explore the many ways to get involved in the RFS! All applications are due Sept. 20

  • RFS Governing Council: Chair elect
  • Sectional/alt. sectional delegates
  • Temporary alternate delegate
  • Interim meeting convention committees
    • Reference Committee
    • Rules Committee
    • Credentials Committee
    • Logistics Committee


Join us at the AMA EXPO on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, to network and learn alongside your peers in two events tailored to students, residents, fellows, early career international medical graduates and young physicians:

  • AMA Research Symposium
  • Career fair

Future meetings

Save the date for these RFS events: 

  • 2019 RFS Interim Meeting: Nov. 14-16, San Diego
  • 2020 RFS Annual Meeting: June 4-6, Chicago
  • 2020 RFS Interim Meeting: Nov. 12-14, San Diego