Thursday, August 8, 2013
Invitation to attend AMSA's EMPOWERING FUTURE PHYSICIANS CONFERENCES:
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) invites pre-health students to register for the Empowering Future Physicians Conferences (amsa.org/Conferences). Held in October, the fall conferences are being hosted this year by Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (October 11 - 13) just outside of Philadelphia, and Morehouse School of Medicine (October 18 -
20) in Atlanta.
The conference at RowanSOM will feature the theme of "Innovations in Health Care" - with a focus on innovations in health care technology, communications, community-building, and education; two pre-conference symposia will take place on Friday, the 11th: "Innovations and Medical Professionalism" and "Health Care For All Advocacy."
The conference at Morehouse School of Medicine will feature the theme of "Breaking Down Barriers" - with a focus on race, gender, sexuality, and economics impacting wellness, access, and outcomes; two pre-conference symposia will take place on Friday, the 18th: "Gender and Sexual Health Advocacy" and "Structural Competency: The Social Determinants of Health."
Dr. David Satcher, former US Surgeon General, will give the conference keynote address.
Both conferences will feature clinical skills workshops (suture clinics, airway management, heart sounds, etc.) and professional skills workshops (communication and interviewing, giving/getting peer feedback, conflict management, etc.)
Visit amsa.org/Conferences for more details and registration.