American Medical Association (AMA)

Mission Statement:

The University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix chapter of the American Medical Association is committed to the promotion of the profession of medicine and the betterment of public health through advocacy and education. We strive to support the development of medical students by providing opportunities for learning, leadership, and service. We will uphold our student body to the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior. In addition, we will endeavor to keep our student body educated about healthcare policy and public health issues. We will advocate for medical student wellness and the wellness of our community as a whole. We will provide the link between medical students and medical professionals throughout the community to promote interprofessional relations, allow networking, and provide mentorship opportunities. We will accomplish our goals through collaboration with other organizations including student clubs and local and national medical institutions.

Core Values:

  1. Leadership and Service
  2. Excellence in all we do
  3. Integrity and Ethical Behavior

How to Join:

Join American Medical Association (AMA) as soon as possible to enjoy a FREE First Aid for USMLE Step 1 when you sign up for a 4-year membership for only $68!

The AMA is dedicated to representing medical students, improving medical education, developing leadership, and promoting activism for the health of America. It is also the largest and most influential organization of medical students in the country. There are many benefits to joining the largest physician advocacy group including national leadership opportunities, discounts on study materials, news and updates on current health issues, and more. Join and be part of such an influential organization!

Here is a link for more information: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/membership.page.

Together, we will play an active role in shaping the future of medicine.

2020 Club Leadership

Chair and Outreach Leader: Majd Aboona

aboona@email.arizona.edu

Club Activities 2020-2021

AMA Introduction Lunch Talk: July 30, 2020

Doctor's Dinner - 2021

"Speed-dating" style dinner for students to network with physicians in various specialties.

Various Outreach Events to come!

AMA Delegate: Spencer Bayless

Delegate: Spencer Bayless

spencerbayless@email.arizona.edu

Alternate Delegate and Policy and Advocacy Chair: Joy Lee

joylee@email.arizona.edu

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer R. Hartmark-Hill, MD

Associated Websites:

American Medical Association

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