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*The American Medical Student Association: Pharmaceutical Policy Leadership
in Medicine Institute January 6th-8th Washington DC*

Interested in learning about drug development and access to medicines, or
how pharmaceutical marketing and conflict of interest affects patient
care? Want to learn how to design and implement a campaign that advocates
for patients?

The American Medical Student Association is implementing a 3-day institute
to train undergraduate, graduate and medical students to become advocates of
change for pharmaceutical policy. Through the speakers and curriculum
presented at the Institute, participants will learn to use a range of
transparency tools and advocacy tactics to strategically design and
implement campaigns centered on current pharmaceutical policy issues.
Experiences will include a visit to the FDA and educating by FDA policy
makers, talks from research and advocacy experts on Global Health and Access
to Medicines, and workshops with student leadership on implementing program
and campaigns at your medical school.

*Apply now and AMSA will cover food, lodging, and tuition costs courtesy of
a grant **from the state Attorney General Consumer and Prescriber Education
Grant Program which is funded by the multi-state settlement of consumer
fraud claims regarding the marketing of the prescription drug Neurontin.*

Deadline November 15th - Apply now at:
http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/EducationCareerDevelopment/AMSAAcademy/PPLMI.aspx


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