AMSA Programs & Events
Have you registered for AMSA PremedFest & Fall Conferences?
We hope you will be joining us in Florida for AMSA PremedFest! Also, be sure to take advantage of the early bird registration rate and register today for both upcoming AMSA Fall Conferences. Don’t forget to check out AMSA Programs & Events page for other great events coming up. Let’s work together to make your dreams come true!
ACPM-AMSA Public Health Mentor Program
AMSA and the American College of Preventive Medicine are excited to connect you with a Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Resident or practicing physician through the ACPM-AMSA Public Health Mentor Program! For additional information and to apply:
- ACPM-AMSA Public Health Mentor Program Guide
- ACPM-AMSA Mentor Program PowerPoint Presentation
- Mentee Application
- Mentor Application
Your mentor could even help you share the Lifestyle Medicine Core Competencies Program with your school or apply for a medical student travel grant to attend ACPM’s Preventive Medicine 2017 conference in May! The Mentor Program application period will close at 11:59 pm PDT on September 16, 2016, and the Matching Committee will send out mentor pairing notifications by September 30, 2016.
AMSA Academy at a Glance
The American Medical Student Association Academy is a training ground for physicians leaders, established by students and for students. The AMSA Academy strives to empower physicians-in-training to effect change in medicine and didactic and experiential learning. Each program fosters the value that health care must be patient-centered, effective, safe, equitable, and timely, as identified by the Institute of Medicine. AMSA Academy has provided program on a variety of topics for years. The following list depicts the Scholars Programs and Leadership Course that will be offered for the 2016-2017 year:
For more information, visit http://www.amsa.org/members/career/scholars-programs/
AMSA Partners with AON for Medical Student Assessment Tool
AMSA has launched the Applied Match Preparation program, aimed at assisting medical students apply for the right residency programs. The application process – detailed, long, and stressful by all accounts – is best approached with a strong sense of insight. For that reason, AMSA has partnered with J3Personica, of New Jersey, an organization focused on identifying characteristics that make for strong resident physicians. Together, the two organizations will offer a customized “self-awareness” assessment for medical students.
AMSA International Health Opportunities Directory
Since the first edition was published in 1984, the AMSA International Health Opportunities Directory has been a popular AMSA resource. Now as a searchable mobile-friendly online directory, it is conveniently accessible from all devices. Use this directory as a tool for information on global health programs and organizations for worldwide discovery and service. Visit AMSA IHO
Residency interview questions and prep
What’s it like to interview for a residency position in neurosurgery? How does it compare to interviewing in other specialties? In this episode, medical students share their experiences and questions, including tackling rumors about the neurosurgery interview process.
From The Weekly Consult
“Aetna decision exposes weaknesses in Obama’s health care law” – Washington Post
The nation’s third largest health insurer announced on Monday that it will stop offering much of its individual coverage through Obamacare. Aetna cited losses of more than $430 million since January 2014 as the reason for pulling back. How will its decision affect the future of the Affordable Care Act? Read More