Hi AMSA Members:
If you are thinking about going to the National Convention in Washington,
DC (March 17-20), please consider applying for the positions listed below
my email--it provides you with a registration fee waiver, which saves over
$115! These positions take up a minimal amount of time and are a great
experience. If you have any questions, email me ([log in to unmask]). Take
note of the deadline for applying for the positions listed below: JANUARY
17. We will have a meeting next week to go over convention details, but
please take a few minutes to apply to these positions in the meantime
> There are only 5 days until January 17th, the due date for resolutions
> and applications for HOD committees! If you are interested in saving $$
> convention and getting a FANTASTIC experience, please spread the word to
> your chapter:
> 1) Apply to be on a House of Delegates committee!
> * The REFERENCE committees review all the resolutions and present
testimony to the entire HOD. TIme commitment will be primarily Thursday
and will not interfere with other programming.
> * The NOMINATIONS committee is in charge of national elections.
> commitment is around 5 hours with training on Thursday.
> * The CREDENTIALS committee makes sure that certain rules of the
> are followed and credentials delegates. Time commitment is around 5 hours
> with training on Thursday.
> Apply today! If you are selected as a committee member, you will have
your registration fee for convention WAIVED! That's $125+!! Plus, it's a
great experience to learn more about AMSA and get experience with the HOD.
> email Leana Wen [log in to unmask] for more information.
> 2) Apply for a national position! Become the next AMSA National
> Vice President, Treasurer, Trustee-at-Large, Action Committee Trustee or
> consider many regional positions (Regional Trustee, Associate Regional
> Trustee) or coordinator positions on each of AMSA's 6 Action Committees
> and many interest groups. Visit http://www.amsa.org/conv/electionapp.cfm
or email Kara Durand [log in to unmask] for more information.
> 3) Submit a resolution--also before January 17th--and make CHANGE in
> We have policy on universal access to healthcare and residency work hour
> reform because a medical student like you decided that we need to
something about an issue in healthcare. Write a resolution, and make change
> and outside of AMSA! More informatino can be found at
> http://www.amsa.org/conv/onlineresolution.cfm, or you can email
> [log in to unmask] for more info.
> Thank you for passing along this information to all of your members. We
look forward to seeing you at Convention!
> Leana Wen and Kara Durand
> Chair and Vice-Chair, 2005 AMSA House of Delegates