RFS meeting: Nov. 7-8. All times listed are Central.

Saturday, Nov. 7, 9-10:30 a.m.

Join us for a discussion with Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and James Madara, MD, AMA CEO and EVP, as they explore COVID-19 and what lies ahead for physicians and medical students. Following the interview, a panel of experts will discuss the AMA’s ongoing work in the areas of health equity, physician wellness and practice sustainability, medical education, advocacy and more.

Sections November 2020 Meetings

Find additional information for the sections' meetings taking place Nov. 5-7 & 12.

The sections' meetings will be held on the Lumi, Teams and/or Zoom virtual platforms. Review information on how to use the Lumi (PDF) and Zoom (PDF) platforms to access the meetings.

Join the meeting (Lumi platform)

1-1:15 p.m.

Opening of business

  • Theresa Phan, MD, RFS speaker

Consideration of late resolutions (if necessary)

Rules Committee report (if necessary)

Nominations:

  • Chair-elect
  • Vice chair
  • Speaker 
  • Delegate
  • Member-at-large
  • Resident seat, AMA Board of Trustees (BOT)
  • Resident seat, AMA Council on Constitution and Bylaws (CCB)
  • Sectional delegates (28)

1:15-1:45 p.m.

Candidate election and endorsement speeches

  • Previously recorded speeches will be played for all candidates.
  • Candidates running from the floor will state name and endorsing society.

1:45-2:15 p.m.

AMA Board of Trustee update

  • Susan R. Bailey, MD, AMA president
  • Russ Kridel, MD, chair
  • Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, secretary
  • Grayson W. Armstrong, MD, MPH, resident member

2:15-2:45 p.m.

MedEd update

  • John Andrews, MD, vice president, GME Innovations

2:45-3:15 p.m.

Candidate interviews

Previously recorded interviews will be played for all candidates.

3:15-3:40 p.m.

Balloting for GC, CCB, BOT and Sectional Delegates

Credentialed members must be present on the Lumi platform to participate in voting.

3:40-3:50 p.m.

RFS delegates’ update

  • Amar Kelkar, MD, MPH, RFS delegate
  • Chris Libby, MD, MPH, RFS alternate delegate

3:50-3:55 p.m.

State of the section

  • Christopher Wee, MD, RFS chair  

3:55-4 p.m.

Break

4-5 p.m.

Assembly meeting–Reference Committee report

Join the meeting (Lumi platform)

1-1:15 p.m.

Opening of business

Rules Committee report (if necessary)

1:15-3 p.m.

Assembly meeting: Continuation of Reference Committee report

3-4 p.m.

RFS Caucus

  • Amar Kelkar, MD, MPH, RFS delegate
  • Chris Libby, MD, MPH, RFS alternate delegate

3:45-5:00 p.m.

Council on Medical Education with sections leadership meeting

  • Christopher Wee, MD, RFS chair
  • Amar Kelkar, MD, MPH, RFS delegate
  • Chris Libby, MD, MPH, RFS alternate delegate

9-10 a.m.

RFS Caucus

  • Amar Kelkar, MD, MPH, RFS delegate
  • Chris Libby, MD, MPH, RFS alternate delegate

8-9 a.m.

RFS Caucus

  • Amar Kelkar, MD, MPH, RFS delegate
  • Chris Libby, MD, MPH, RFS alternate delegate

Download the agenda to review, print or save (PDF).

Nov. 8, 4-5 p.m.

Unwind from the section meetings, learn a little bit about the AMA Ambassador Program and connect virtually with your AMA section peers without having to make a motion or an amendment. Come as you are, bring your favorite beverage and end the weekend with us. There will be surprises, prizes and breakout rooms for optimal mingling. Everyone is welcome to attend.

RSVP by emailing [email protected], to receive your calendar invitation, a reminder email and the access link.

Nov. 13-17

Visit the HOD Special Meeting site for details.

Nov. 16, 9-10 a.m.

MSS-RFS-YPS joint caucus meeting

  • Amar Kelkar, MD, MPH, RFS delegate
  • Chris Libby, MD, MPH, RFS alternate delegate
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