AMA GLBT Advisory Committee Seeks Members

The following is a message from the AMA:

The AMA GLBT Advisory Committee is soliciting nominations of qualified physicians who would be interested in serving as members of the Committee. The Committee meets at the Annual meeting in June and the Interim Meeting in November preceding the AMA House of Delegates, and focuses on addressing issues relating to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) physicians and patients.  The following positions on the Committee are open for nominations:

    • Two At-Large Member positions: Open to any physician member of the AMA, these positions carry a two-year term. The deadline for applying is March 1, 2012 , and interested members should should apply here or by contacting Patrick O’Keefe, GLBT Advisory Committee Staff, at
    • Medical Student Section (MSS) Representative: Open to members of the AMA Medical Student Section, this position carries a one-year term. The deadline for applying for this position is January 31, 2012 and interested members should apply here or by contacting Katherine Torres-Hertz at

All nominees must be members of AMA. To learn more about the AMA GLBT Advisory Committee, please visit the AMA website. For further information, please contact Patrick O’Keefe, GLBT Advisory Committee Staff, at (312) 464-4978, or

About MSNJ

Founded in 1766, the Medical Society of New Jersey is the oldest professional society in the United States. The organization and its dues-paying members are dedicated to a healthy New Jersey, working to ensure the sanctity of the physician–patient relationship. In representing all medical disciplines, MSNJ advocates for the rights of patients and physicians alike, for the delivery of the highest quality medical care. This allows response to the patients’ individual, varied needs, in an ethical and compassionate environment, in order to create a healthy Garden State and healthy citizens.

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