AMSA Convention 2016 – Your Pathway to Clinical Exploration
AMSA’s 21st Annual Project, Research, and Experience Exhibition
Showcase your vision, share your progress, and inspire those around you. Submit an abstract to be exhibited at the upcoming AMSA National Convention and Exposition. If you’ve been involved in an advocacy program, put together an educational initiative, or participated in research, we want to know.
Momentum: A Med-Only Event
A round-robin style professional development mixer and networking event. We have created a new space for creative thinking, idea sharing, and relationship building. We’ve got 7 stations, 2 hours, and an exclusive event for med students looking for inspiration, connection, and meaning.
Med Student Jeopardy & MCAT Jeopardy
Think you know the most about the MCAT / USMLE Board Exams? Prove just how much you know, carry your team to victory and claim your prize! Now if only the real tests were this much fun.
AMSA Web Content Internship – Apply Now!
AMSA has an internship opening for a proactive member who is looking to build experience in content writing for the web, networking, and information-gathering. The task of the internship will be to source, compile, and develop website content for the Health Activist Dinner that is hosted every year during the American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting. This is an excellent opportunity to engage with AMSA alumni and staff while gaining practical experience.
SeaCouver Study Tour – Registration Deadline March 14
SeaCouver: a 4-day program Seattle and Vancouver, providing education on the intricacies of the US and Canadian healthcare systems. Go beyond basic facts by visiting premiere healthcare institutions, hospitals and clinics to witness care firsthand, and hear from experts in the field. SeaCouver participants also conduct “on-the-street” interviews to hear people’s perspectives of their healthcare system.
From The Weekly Consult
Doctor convicted of murder for patients’ drug overdoses gets 30 years to life in prison – Los Angeles Times
A California doctor was handed a sentence of 30 years to life in prison for the murder of three patients who fatally overdosed on painkillers she prescribed. Medical experts believe the ruling in this landmark case could affect how doctors across the nation handle prescriptions–some fearful that patients in need of painkillers may be denied. [read more]