Senior Physicians

About the Senior Physicians Section (SPS)

The AMA Senior Physicians Section (SPS) provides a way for physicians to remain active and involved with the AMA and the medical community.

Senior Physicians

Senior Physicians Section (SPS) Governing Council Election

AMA members age 65 and above are eligible to vote in the AMA Senior Physicians Section (SPS) Governing Council in April.


Career Development

Early retirement? 5 factors physicians should evaluate

Nearly 30 percent of physicians retire before they turn 65. Keep these things in mind if you want to be one of them.

Senior Physicians

2018 SPS Interim Meeting highlights

Read highlights from the Nov. 10, 2018 SPS Interim Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.

Career Development

6 key physician retirement insights from doctors already there

More than 1,200 doctors surveyed by AMA Insurance share their best physician retirement advice.

James F. Burdick, MD


Members Move Medicine: Harnessing health care wizardry

AMA member and senior physician James F. Burdick, MD, has made a big mark over his extensive career as a transplant surgeon.

Paul H. Wick, MD


Members Move Medicine: Improving the lives of uninsured patients

Even in his retirement, AMA member and psychiatrist Paul H. Wick, MD, works to improve the health and well-being of uninsured patients.

Portrait of Luis T. Sanchez, MD


Members Move Medicine: Treating patients, helping physicians

AMA member Luis T. Sanchez, MD, decided to choose a medical career after seeing a friend with cancer be well treated by his physicians.

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