Resident Representative to the American Medical Association - Resident and Fellow Section (AMA-RFS)
The application cycle for this position is currently closed. Please check back in the spring for more information on the next application cycle. Residents who may be interested in this role should review position information and travel requirements below.
NOTE: The AMA House of Delegates (HOD) annually allocates delegate positions to state and specialty societies based on the number of their members that are also AMA members. The allocation is announced on or before February 1 of each year, and the delegate count is adjusted accordingly. Depending on the delegation size, there will be an opportunity for one RFS representative to also serve as a HOD delegate for the Annual and Interim meetings that year. This additional responsibility will require two or three extra days of service at the AMA meeting. Travel expenses, including per-diem payment, will be provided by the AAFP. If an increase occurs, additional information will be provided by AAFP Medical Education staff.
Represent AAFP resident interests at AMA meetings and interact with AMA delegates from the AAFP.
- Represent the AAFP resident interests at the AMA-RFS meetings
- Provide written and oral reports to the AAFP Commission on Education (COE) and the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents at National Conference
- Attend the Education Reference Committee of the AMA House of Delegates immediately following the AMA-RFS meeting
- Member of the AMA and the AAFP at the time of appointment
Time commitment away from residency: 12 days
Funding: Travel expenses are reimbursed according to AAFP policy
Application details: Required elements of the application include: Letter of Interest; Letter of Chapter Support; Letter of Support from Program Director; and a Photo. Letters and forms can be uploaded or requested through the online application system. All materials must be received by the AAFP by the stated application deadline. For detailed information on application materials, visit the How to Apply page. Once you're ready to begin your application, click the Apply Now button on the sidebar of this page. The application system allows users to save and return to their application before submitting it. Please note: it is important to connect with your local AFP chapter as soon as possible to express your interest in this position.
|MEETING : AMA Interim Meeting||DATES : November 14-17, 2019||LOCATION : San Diego, CA|
|MEETING : AMA Annual Meeting||DATES : June 4-10, 2020||LOCATION : Chicago, IL|
|MEETING : National Conference||DATES : July 30-August 1, 2020||LOCATION : Kansas City, MO|