Nov. 12 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The RFS November 2021 Meeting will be held on a virtual platform. All times are Central.

November 2021 Section Meetings

Registration is now open for the November 2021 Section Meetings to be held virtually Nov. 5-7 & 12. Registration closes Oct. 24. Registration is free for AMA Members.


Only credentialed delegates will be permitted to vote on policy matters and in elections. Credentialing is available from your state or specialty society through Sept. 29. Direct any questions to [email protected].

Information for accessing the virtual meeting will be posted once available.

Download the agenda (PDF).

RFS resolutions

The following dates and deadlines have been established for RFS policymaking leading up to the 2021 November Meeting:

  • Sept. 20 (11:59 p.m. Central): Final resolutions due
  • Sept. 27: (Noon Central): Virtual Reference Committee opens
  • Oct. 8: (11:59 pm Central): Virtual Reference Committee closes
  • Sept. 30: Virtual live testimony session
  • Nov. 1: Reference Committee report released
  • Nov. 4-5: Virtual vote on AMA HOD immediate forwards

Read more about the RFS policymaking process.

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

    Visit the RFS online member forum to review and comment on policy proposals that will be discussed at the meeting. The deadline to submit comments for consideration by the RFS reference committee is Oct. 8.

    Give live testimony via Zoom on Sept. 30, 5:30—7:30 p m. Central. This session will be recorded and shared with the Reference Committee for consideration.

    Programs and activities of the RFS are directed by a seven-member governing council elected annually by members of the section. Positions up for election at the November 2021 Meeting:

    • Chair-elect
    • Sectional and alternate sectional delegates

    Applications closed Sept. 20.

    RFS is seeking volunteers for various convention committees:

    • Reference Committee
    • Rules Committee
    • Logistics Committee

    Applications closed Sept. 20.

    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.

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