College of Physicians
The American College of Physicians (ACP) is the nation's largest
medical specialty society focusing on general internal medicine
and related subspecialties, including cardiology, gastroenterology,
nephrology, endocrinology, hematology, rheumatology, neurology,
pulmonary disease, oncology, infectious diseases, allergy and
immunology, and geriatrics.
American College of Surgeons
Medical students in U.S. medical schools accredited by the Liaison
Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and accredited Canadian
medical schools are eligible to apply for the Medical Student
Membership of the American College of Surgeons. The application
fee is $20 and is not refundable. No annual dues will be required
during the duration of your medical school education. The surgery
department's Chair must sign your application or submit an accompanying
letter verifying your current status.
Join at http://www.facs.org/memberservices/documents.html#medicalstudent
Medical Student Member Benefits Include:
- Online access to the Journal of the American College of Surgeons
- The weekly electronic newsletter ACS NewsScope
- Waived registration fee for the annual Clinical Congress
- Eligibility for enrollment in the College-sponsored insurance programs
(health, life, auto, disability, loan payment)
- BAC credit card
- Discounted select textbooks purchased at Lippincott Williams &
- Access to "Members Only" area of the ACS Web site
- Representation on selected ACS Committees (Subcommittee on Medical
- Student Education and Committee on Informatics)
- Use of the ACS travel agency
ACS Items of Interest:
- Prerequisites for Graduate Surgical Education: A Guide for Medical
Students and PGY-1 Surgical Residents
- Online guide to choosing a surgical residency
- Find and match with the best possible residency (searchable database)
- Trauma Evaluation and Management (TEAM) Course
- Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Be a part of the nation's largest medical student network, join
the American Medical Association.
AMA members benefits:
- Find clinical information fast with JAMA and Archives
specialty journals--free online.
- Know what steps you should take in your 3rd year to get ready
- Get an inside look at more than 7,800 residency programs and
- Request free mailing labels for up to 30 residency programs.
- Work as a health policy intern in Washington, DC.
- Develop community service projects using AMA grants.
- Network with med students across the country at MSS national
- Low annual dues $20.00.
Join at www.ama-assn.org
Russian American Medical Association
The 2nd National Conference of R-AMA will take place on September
10-12, 2004 at the Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston,
MA. Category I CME credits will be issued for each lecture at
the Conference by the Tufts University School of Medicine. There
will be an administrative and four clinical sessions: Internal
Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry/Behavioral Science and Research.
For more information, visit www.russiandoctors.org
the student chapter.