Want to Throw Your Hat in the Ring? Learn How Physicians Get Elected to Public Office

If you are contemplating a run for public office, then the AMPAC Candidate Workshop is for you. This one-and-a-half-day workshop—held March 2-4 in Washington, D.C.—will provide you with the skills and strategic approach you will need to make a run for public office. Some of the topics include: how and when to make the decision to run; the importance of a disciplined campaign plan and message; the secrets of effective fundraising; what kinds of media advertising are right for your campaign; how to handle the inevitable crises that emerge for every campaign; the role of your spouse and your family; and how to become a better public speaker.

Registration is now open. The deadline to register is Feb. 2. The program fills up quickly, so do not delay. The registration fee is $250 for AMA members ($1,000 non-members), spouses and state medical society staff. The fee is waived for students/residents, however, there are limited slots and the AMPAC Board will review and select from the pool of qualified applicants.

For more information visit AMPAC online. To apply, simply fill out the online registration form or email your questions to: politicaleducation@ama-assn.org.


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