Residency

Resident & fellow leadership opportunities

The AMA is your ally in providing you with opportunities to develop your leadership skills and advocate for patients and the profession. 

RFS Governing Council: Chair-elect

The chair-elect assists the governing council officers with their duties and serves as an understudy of the chair in preparation of assuming their role. The term runs for two years: six months as chair-elect, one year as chair and six months as immediate-past chair.

Please submit all application materials to [email protected] by Sept. 20, 2019.

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Sectional/Alternate delegates

The RFS delegates to the House of Delegates (HOD) are elected by the RFS Assembly for a one-year term and will be a representative of and seated with their state or specialty delegation. Alternate delegates will be also seated with the delegates’ state or specialty delegation. The endorsement of your state or specialty society verifies that they are aware of your candidacy, and are willing to accept and include you as a part of the delegation.

Please submit all application materials to [email protected] by Sept. 20, 2019.

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Temporary alternate delegate

Sectional alternate delegate vacancies shall be filled by a temporary appointment of RFS members present at the current HOD meeting at the discretion of the RFS delegate and alternate delegate. Temporary appointments shall last for the duration of the HOD meeting during which the appointment was made. Consideration in temporary appointments shall be given to members who maintain or increase diversity of RFS representation in the House of Delegates with regards to sponsoring state and specialty societies.

Please submit all application materials to [email protected] by Sept. 20, 2019.

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2019 Interim convention committees

Convention committees are vital to the operation of the assembly meeting. Positions are available on the Reference, Credentials, Rules, and Logistics Committees.

Please submit all application materials to [email protected] by Sept. 20, 2019.

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Resident seat – Council on Medical Service

The resident seat on the Council on Medical Service is a three-year term (June 2020-June 2023). All members of the RFS are eligible for elected positions and endorsements. Candidates must formally disclose to voters prior to the election any portion of their term during which they will not meet membership requirements.

Please submit all application materials to [email protected] by Sept 20, 2019.

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Resident seat – Council on Medical Education

The resident seat on the Council on Medical Education is a three-year term (June 2020-June 2023). All members of the RFS are eligible for elected positions and endorsements. Candidates must formally disclose to voters prior to the election any portion of their term during which they will not meet membership requirements.

Please submit all application materials to [email protected] by Sept 20, 2019.

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FDA-AMA elective rotation program position

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is offering a 4-week elective rotation for two AMA residents.

Please submit all application materials to [email protected] by Jan. 31, 2020.