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AAMC Mailing Lists

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AAMC mailing lists are available for sharing valuable information and resources with our member institutions and constituents.

Local Representatives' Role

As an OSR representative, your role is two-fold:

  • First, you must communicate the opinions of your student body to the national officers so that the OSR can effectively represent medical students on a national level.
  • Second, you can take OSR national priorities and objectives from your colleagues and the national level and implement them at your own school.

The AAMC is an extensive organization with resources devoted to every aspect of academic medicine. Feel free to get involved on a national level, choose a specific interest, or simply bring your ideas back to your institution. If you have any questions, ask your colleagues, including your representatives on the Administrative Board.

Responsibilities

  • Attend OSR national and regional meetings - bring a list of your school's issues
  • Represent student opinion and school concerns to the OSR Administrative Board
  • Monitor activities at your individual institutions by working with and maintaining contact with:

    • Student governments (attend meetings)
    • Student groups
    • Student Affairs offices/GSA rep(s)
  • Stay abreast of OSR information and activities
  • Act as a resource for students at home institutions by informing them of AAMC opportunities, services, and programs
  • Relay OSR national priorities to the students and staff of your institution
  • Write reports on OSR meetings attended for your student body and Student Affairs office
  • Administer your school's Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award nomination process
  • Utilize the OSR website and listserves
  • Contribute to the OSR Newsletter
  • Poll your student body for issues/concerns and notify the OSR Ad Board
  • Run for office