Join the nearly 53,000 members of the AMA Senior Physicians Section (SPS) and remain active and involved in the AMA medical community. The SPS is the largest senior physician group in the United States.
Any AMA physician 65 years of age and above is an automatic member of the Senior Physicians Section, whether working full time, part time or fully retired.
Member Opportunities and Highlights
Learn more about the benefits of belonging (PDF) to the AMA Senior Physicians Section and how to get involved.
- Attend the SPS educational program and assembly planned for June 11 in Chicago. This year’s educational keynote speaker is Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, who will speak on the topic of physician burnout and explore how senior physicians who are confronted by such challenges can thrive and continue to make a difference.
- SPS resolutions are due by April 8 for the 2016 annual meeting. Any SPS member may submit a resolution for governing council review and approval. By authoring a resolution, you can raise awareness of relevant senior issues. View resolution guidelines.
- Travel opportunities are now available for 2016 through AHI Travel, a travel provider selected by the AMA for its members. View the 2016 travel program lineup (PDF).
- Visit the Physician Financial Resource Center to view customized solutions for your personal and professional needs.
- Access the presentation from Glen O. Gabbard, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, on "The Aging Physician: Possibilities and Perils" from the AMA’s Annual Meeting (PDF).
- View the latest volunteer opportunities for senior physicians in the JAMA CareerCenter®.
- Read why volunteering is important for physicians (PDF).
- Access the ethical conduct for Humanitarian Medical Missions (PDF).
AMA Member Benefits
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