AMSA Launches Med Out the Vote Campaign, Call to Action

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Pete Thomson
Chief Communications Officer
American Medical Student Association
Email: pr@amsa.org

 

AMSA Launches Med Out the Vote Campaign, Call to Action

Sterling, Va., July 29, 2018One hundred days before the 2018 election, the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is launching the Med Out the Vote campaign at www.medoutthevote.org.

AMSA has a long history of empowering future physicians to be leaders and advocates in the fight for quality, affordable healthcare for all. It is now clearer more than ever that healthcare is heavily influenced by policies and politics. Our ability to care for patients and to promote health is being determined not just in the hospital or in the home, but also on the Hill. In order to protect and improve healthcare, we must make our voices heard through the power of our vote.

Therefore, AMSA calls on all healthcare providers and providers-in-training, both AMSA members and our allies, to take the pledge to Med Out the Vote. Make a pledge to yourself to vote in this year’s election. Make a pledge to help others vote by organizing voter registration drives or asking your institution to facilitate voting. Make a pledge to get out the vote by volunteering with a local get-out-the-vote effort.

Take the pledge and Med Out the Vote at www.medoutthevote.org, then get your friends to take the pledge with you. The Med Out the Vote team will be in touch with resources and reminders.

The Med Out the Vote campaign is an AMSA initiative in partnership with Citizen Physicians. Visit the Partners page on our website to see our cosponsoring organizations.

 

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About the American Medical Student Association:

AMSA is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. Founded in 1950, AMSA is a student-governed, non-profit organization committed to representing physicians-in-training, advocating for quality and affordable health care for all, and building the next generation of physician leaders. To join our community, visit amsa.org.