The AMA Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) held its first in-person meeting after two and a half years on Friday, June 10 in Chicago with more than 75 residents and fellows representing 23 states and 20 specialty societies.

The RFS Assembly considered five reports and nine resolutions prompting robust discussion on important issues affecting trainees such as medical education and student debt, access to reproductive health services and physician leadership in patient care.

The section immediately transmitted two resolutions to the House of Delegates for consideration at its June 2022 Meeting. Learn more about these and other policies considered by the AMA House of Delegates.

The RFS elected the following members to the 2022-2023 governing council:

  • James Docherty, DO—Vice chair
  • Dan Pfeifle, MD—Delegate
  • Christopher Clifford, MD—Alternate delegate
  • Anna Yap, MD—Speaker
  • Moudi Hubeishy, MD—Vice speaker
  • Tisha Van Pelt, MD—Member-at-large

Stay tuned for upcoming leadership opportunities on the RFS Standing Committees including the Committee on Medical Education, Public Health, Business and Economics, and more. In addition, the RFS is forming two ad-hoc committees:

  • Internal Operating Procedure Revisions
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Applications are due June 30.

For additional information on the June RFS meeting, visit the section's agenda & resources page.

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