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How to find advocacy opportunities in medical school

Advocacy is a central pillar of AMA's efforts, and medical students can play a critical role while growing as leaders, influencers and community organizers. Learn more.

Medical School Life

Your powerful ally

The AMA helps physicians build a better future for medicine, advocating in the courts and on the Hill to remove obstacles to patient care and confront today’s greatest health crises.

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Medical Student Section (MSS) meetings & events 

Learn more about the meetings and events held by the Medical Student Section (MSS) for MSS members.

Medical Students
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AMA advocacy to improve maternal health

The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Download the PDFs and learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.

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3 ways the AMA enables medical students to grow as advocates

Learn from AMA member medical students about how easy it is to get involved, create change and bolster your advocacy and leadership credentials.

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AMA Medical Student Advocacy Conference (MAC)

The 2025 American Medical Association Medical Student Advocacy Conference (MAC) will be held March 6-7, 2025. Check back for MAC registration details.

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4 reasons why this D.C. conference is a must for medical students

The AMA Medical Student Advocacy Conference in March will help train future physicians to advocate in person with Congress on today’s big issues.

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Fine-tune your medical student advocacy skills to advance equity

Medical students can draw on the connections they forge with patients to grab policymakers’ attention and address health inequities. Learn more.

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Advocacy Action Day videos

Watch webinars and videos from the 2023 Advocacy in Action Workshop.

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Welcome address for Advocacy Action Day

Government Relations Advocacy Fellow Jessica McAllister welcomes attendees to Advocacy Action Day, the last day of the 2023 Advocacy in Action Workshop.

Advocating for Public Health