The Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) met virtually on Friday, Nov. 12, with more than 130 residents and fellows representing a state and specialty society.

The RFS Assembly considered one report and 12 resolutions prompting robust discussion on important issues affecting trainees such as:

  • Bereavement leave for medical students and physicians
  • Affirmatively protecting the safety and dignity of physicians and medical students as workers
  • Scope of practice
  • Preserving physician leadership in patient care

The section immediately transmitted three resolutions to the House of Delegates for consideration at the November 2021 Special Meeting. Learn more about these resolutions and reports.

The RFS elected Kieran McAvoy, MD, as the RFS GC chair-elect and a total of 54 members serving as sectional delegates/alternate sectional delegates.

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

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