Nov. 12 | 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

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

YPS November 2021 meeting highlights

Read highlights from the YPS meeting, including resolutions submitted to the HOD and education sessions.

The pandemic has revealed the need, now more than ever, for elevating physician voices. When it comes to medicine, the AMA believes physician voices should be the loudest in the room.

Watch the recording and read the transcript of the Nov. 6 sections’ plenary session with Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, a renowned scientist, physician and advocate, and a panel of AMA physician thought leaders.

Registration closed Oct. 24.

Only credentialed delegates will be permitted to vote on policy matters and in elections. The credentialing deadline was Sept. 24, 2021. Questions? Email [email protected].

All attendees access

Credentialed delegates/representatives access

  • Access the Zoom platform for audio and visual of the meeting.
  • Credentialed delegates/representatives will use the Lumi platform to request to speak and vote. You will need to have both Lumi and Zoom open on your computer in two different windows. You may also use two devices. For example, a separate mobile or tablet may be used to log into the Lumi platform to request to speak and to vote. It is recommended to use Zoom on a computer/laptop, not mobile. 
  • Access the Lumi platform to speak/vote.

Download the full meeting instructions sheet for additional details (PDF).

Representative and committee reports

Friday, Nov. 12: Noon-1 p.m.

Structural inequities in medicine: Impacts on the person and profession

Building on the foundation of HOD policy and holding medical culture accountable, this session will examine the issue of structural inequities in medicine. Panelists will explore how systems of power have impacted their training and medical careers. In addition, the program will identify resources from the AMA Center for Health Equity that can help address the drivers of health inequity that continue to cause harm to marginalized communities and society as a whole.


  • Karthik Sivashanker, MD, MPH, vice president of equitable health systems and innovation, AMA Center for Health Equity
  • Ricardo Correa, MD, EdD, FACP, FACE, FAPCR, FACMQ, program director of the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship and the director of diversity for Graduate Medical Education at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • William McDade, MD, PhD, chief diversity and inclusion officer, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • Davy Ran, MSc, MPH, medical student at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and AMA-MSS LGBTQ+ Standing Committee member

Join the session

For information on additional educational sessions, visit the education sessions page.

Contribute to YPS policymaking efforts by submitting a resolution for consideration at the November 2021 YPS Meeting. The resolution submission deadline was Oct. 3, 2021.

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

Visit the YPS online member forum between Oct. 13-26 to review and comment on policy proposals. Items will be posted as they become available. The deadline to submit comments for consideration by the YPS reference committee is noon on Oct. 26, 2021.

Between Nov. 2-5, YPS representatives will be able to vote electronically on Reference Committee report recommendations before the YPS assembly meeting on Nov. 12, 2021.

    The deadline to apply for meeting-related leadership positions has passed. Email [email protected] with questions.

    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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