EMRA’s Representative to the AMA-RFS

Be the Voice of Emergency Medicine within the AMA's Residents and Fellow's Section

The role of the EMRA’s Representative to the AMA-RFS is multifaceted.

Role and Responsibilities:

  1. Attend AMA’s Annual and Interim meetings as the EMRA/ACEP Rep to the RFS.
  2. Be an Ex-officio member of the EMRA Board of Directors which includes:
    1. Attending monthly board phone calls
    2. Keeping up with board communications on a regular basis (with an expected turnaround time of 48 hours
    3. Attending the EMRA BOD retreat (January), CORD Conference (March/April), ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference (May), and ACEP SA (October
    4. All other duties as assigned
  3. Work with EMRA BOD to bring forward policy from EMRA to the AMA and from the BOD to EMRA’s Representative council
  4. Mentor the next generation of EM leaders within the AMA
  5. Help the EMRA Rep to the ACEP BOD and the EMRA Health Policy Director in running EMRA’s Policy Academy
  6. Be available to serve a second year in the role if requested

Eligibility:

Emergency Medicine Residents or Fellows. 2 years left in training (including fellowship) preferred, though candidates with 1 year of eligibility with a strong background will also be considered.

Previous AMA experience is not required but will be strongly favored in the application process.

Application Process:

Please complete the form from the link below:

  1. CV
  2. Letter of Recommendation including commitment to travel from your program director
  3. Any other letters of recommendation you would like to attach (NONE REQUIRED BEYOND PD LETTER)
  4. Personal Statement (less than 700 words) to address:
    1. Qualifications
    2. Interest
    3. Plans for the role
    4. Career plans

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