Programs & Events

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Annual Events


Annual Convention 2016

March 31 – April 3, 2016
Washington, D.C.
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View notes & presentations from the 2015 Annual Convention speakers

 

Institutes


  • Intensive experiences, 2-5 days in length, with both didactic and experiential learning components
  • Combines student-led and field expert-led sessions
  • Includes in-depth coverage of a specific subject supplemented with training in project planning, implementation & dissemination
  • Open to premedical, medical, resident and allied health members (unless otherwise noted)
Program Registration Deadline
May 30-31, 2015
AMSA Primary Care Interprofessional Leadership Institute
May 17, 2015
June 8-12, 2015
AMSA/Columbia Summer Institute in Narrative Medicine
May 24, 2015

 

HEART Elective


  • One month long residential experience at a California retreat center
  • The first-ever student-run accredited medical school program, providing academic credit that is transferable to most medical schools
  • Participants include allopathic, osteopathic & naturopathic students
  • Rigorous academics, “hands-on” learning, and life-changing experiences
  • Open to medical students only
Program Registration Deadline
Mar-Apr 2015
Humanistic Elective in Activism, Reflective Transformation, and Integrative Medicine (HEART-IM)
While the application is formally closed, please email heartstudents@gmail.com to be considered for the wait list.

 

LEAPS into IM


  • The program will focus on Integrative Medicine education, leadership skills, and developing IM projects to implement at their own home schools.
  • Once accepted into the program, students are eligible to apply for a $200 grant to fund their projects.
  • The Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health and the AMSA Foundation are seeking MD/DO students, and for the first time ever in 2015, students from non-MD/DO healing professions with a strong interest in integrative medicine (IM) combined with the desire for leadership roles in IM
Program Registration Deadline
June 8-12, 2015
Leadership & Education Program for Students
in Integrative Medicine
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Scholars Programs


  • Year-long distance learning courses structured around readings, response papers and conference call discussions led by field experts
  • Themes for the course change annually
  • Participants are partnered with mentors to facilitate continued learning
  • Open to medical and premedical students
  • All programs run from the Fall through the Spring.

Registration will open July 15, 2015

Program Registration Deadline
Cultural Sensitivity Scholars Program September 14, 2015
Global Health Scholars Program September 14, 2015
Health Equity Scholars Program September 14, 2015
Integrative Medicine Scholars Program September 14, 2015
Medical Humanities Scholars Program September 14, 2015
Patient Safety Scholars Program September 14, 2015
Public Health Scholars Program September 14, 2015

 

Leadership Courses


  • amsa_workshopYear-long distance learning courses structured around readings, response papers and conference call discussions led by field experts
  • Participants are partnered with mentors to facilitate continued learning
  • Open to medical and premedical students
  • All programs run from the Fall through the Spring.

Registration will open July 15, 2015

Program Registration Deadline
Sexual Health Leadership Course September 14, 2015

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