Advocacy Scholars Program
Learn more about the 2019 Scholars Program below. Sign up here for registration updates to join the next cohort of AMSA Scholars in Fall of 2020!
Explore methods for community engagement while exploring the social mission of medicine and social power structures. Participants in this program will also gain skills in community organizing and preparation for a career as a physician-advocate. Throughout the course, participants will develop an project focused on a proposed piece of legislation in order to apply the skills they are learning. Committed time for reflection will allow participants to develop a deep understanding of how they will engage with their community as a physician and what advocacy means to them.
Start Date: September 5, 2019
End Date: December 5, 2020
Meeting Times: 8 - 10 PM ET, every week on Thursday
Registration for the Scholars Program is open to all AMSA members. Below are the registration rates for AMSA members and options to join AMSA and register.
|Join & Register: Graduate Membership||$35|
|Join & Register: Medical Student One-Year Membership||$60|
|Join & Register: Medical Student Four-Year Membership||$110|
|Join & Register: Premedical Four-Year Membership||$110|
|Join & Register: Supporting One-Year Membership (Allied Health)||$60|
Why will I LOVE this Scholars Program?
The Advocacy Scholars Program brings together individuals from across the country who are passionate about activism, social justice, and creating space for medical students and physicians in advocacy. Together through an advocacy-related project, we will develop the practical skills and knowledge necessary to build a career as an effective physician-advocate.