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AMA-MSS Region VI Meeting 2014

*All Events are in New Research Building Auditorium unless otherwise specified

Friday, March 7, 2014 (dress: business casual)

7:00pm - 8:00pm: Opening Session, Wine & Cheese 8:00pm - 9:00pm: Region Business & Region Orientation 9:00pm - 11:00pm: Mixer with Drinks and Appetizers Epicurean (on Campus) 2 min walk 11:00pm 3:00am: Social TownHall (2340 Wisconsin Ave NW) 10 min walk from school, 5 min walk from hotel

Saturday, March 8, 2014 (dress: business attire)

8:30am - 10:00am: Registration (Free for AMA Members) 8:45am - 9:15am: Breakfast by Kaplan: Eat, Caffeinate, and Succeed on the USMLEs 9:15am - 9:30am: Opening Remarks: Region VI Board 9:30am - 10:00am: GC Update: Atul Nakasi, AMA-MSS Chair 10:00am - 10:30am: Whats New on Capitol Hill: William Pearce, GRAF 10:30am - 11:00am: Academic or Community: Your Future Career, Chief Residents from Medicine and Surgery 11:00am - 11:10am: AMA Foundation: Nick Fletcher Trustee 11:10am - 11:30am: Sponsor Talk/State Mixer Brunch Snacks 11:00am - 12:00pm: Community Service Event: 5k Benefiting Wounded Warriors: Allie Miller, Community Service Region Chair

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch (catered sandwiches) 1:00pm - 2:00pm: Keynote Address Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D. (Auditorium) Director of the National Institutes of Health National Institute of General Medical Sciences Professor in the Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Oversees the institute's $2.4 billion budget, which primarily funds basic research in the areas of cell biology, biophysics, genetics, developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, biomedical technology, bioinformatics, and computational biology 2:00pm - 2:40pm: Breakout Session A 1) Advocacy, Advocating for Your Patients and Your Future, James Sherer, Tim Martin, Mishael Azam (GA 2/4) 2) Business, Business Savvy in Medicine Omar Maniya (LA 6) 3) Leadership, Leadership School: Kanchi Batra 2:40pm - 3:20pm: Breakout Session B 1) Technology, Tech Startups: From Conception to Clinic, Shiv Gaglani (Auditorium) 2) Speaking Workshop, Public Speaking: From Rounds to Capitol Hill: Ravi Shah (GA 2/4) 3) Publications, How to Get Published: Nitin Agarwal (LA 6) 3:20pm - 4:00pm: Breakout Session C 1) Community Service, Getting Out There: Allie Miller (Auditorium) 2) Recruitment Workshop Getting Others Involved: Nishi Pandey, Kanchi Batra, Hans Zuckerman (GA 2/4) 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Residents Panel: A Day in the Life (Auditorium) 5:00pm - 5:50pm: State Medical Society Sessions 5:50pm - 6:00pm: Closing

Local Dinner Recommendations (all walking distance): Tombs (1226 36th St NW) $$ Georgetown Favorite with American Bar Food Surfside (2444 Wisconsin Ave NW) - $$ Enjoy Fresh Mexican Favorites Pizzeria Paradiso (3282 M Street NW) - $$ Pizza and a Huge Selection of Beers Paolos (1303 Wisconsin Ave NW) - $$$ Italian with Great Happy Hour Deals 10:00pm - 2:00am: Social Event Front Page (1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, 20036) in DCs Historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, a 5-10 minute ($10) cab ride away

The Holiday Inn (A) is a 10-minute walk from Campus (B)

Pass the Hospital, and youll see the main Med-Dent Building on top of a hill on your Left. Walk up the stairs and follow the signs!