AMSA has the following opportunities and events available to pre-health students. As a reminder, all AMSA programs and events are open to all pre-health students, medical students, and students in any health professions program, including both AMSA members and non-members.
1. AMSA Primary Care Interprofessional Leadership Institute (PCILI) at Ball State University, Muncie, IN (Sept 19-20)
Pre-health and health professions students are invited to join AMSA and the Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center (NEI-AHEC) to participate in two days of learning that will answer questions such as: What are the many paths into primary care? What does primary care encompass?
Nursing, physician assistant, public health, psychology, pharmacy, social work, kinesiology, dietetics, dental, osteopathic and allopathic medical students are all encouraged to participate in this unique interprofessional learning environment.
Visit www.AMSA.org/PCILI for more information and to register. Early Bird Registration through August 30.
- AMSA Scholars Programs and Leadership Courses
AMSA Scholars Programs and Leadership Courses are open to passionate individuals with different interests, experiences, and program knowledge. Students will participate in six-month, web-based learning courses structured around readings, moderated discussions, and webinar presentations led by field experts. Participants are required to complete a project as part of the program experience. The Scholars Programs and Leadership Courses will run October through March and are open to both medical and pre-health students. Choose from 13 programs:
AIDS Advocacy Network Scholars Program
Cultural Sensitivity Scholars Program
Global Health Scholars Program (in partnership with RESULTS.org)
Health Equity Scholars Program
Integrative Medicine Scholars Program
Just Medicine Scholars Program
Medical Humanities Scholars Program
Patient Safety Scholars Program
Premedical Scholars Program (in partnership with the BeyondFlexner.org)
Public Health Scholars Program
Health Care For All Scholars Program
Sexual Health Leadership Course (application process with limited participants)
Advocacy Leadership Course (application process with limited participants)
Visit www.AMSA.org/EVENTS to learn more about each program and to register.
Application deadline is September 1 for the Leadership Courses. Registration deadline is September 14 for the Scholars Programs.
3. AMSA Fall Conferences
We are proud to be partnering with the AMSA chapters and administrations at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and the University of Illinois College ofMedicine at Chicago for the 2015 AMSA Fall Conferences.
“Humanity at the Heart of Healthcare”
Saturday, November 14, 2015
New York City – Columbia University P&S
Programming tracks: Addressing structural racism and health inequalities; Improving patient-centered care through Narrative Medicine and Medical Humanities; Ethical and humanistic care at the frontiers of medical technology and innovation
“Communication at the Center of Care”
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Chicago – UIC COM
Programming tracks: Empathetic communication with patients; Effective communication within the healthcare team; Impassioned communication for community engagement and advocacy
Visit www.AMSAFallConference.org for more information and to register. Early Bird Registration through October 25.