The ACR’s delegation will be interviewing prospective young physician representatives (YPS) during this year’s ACR/ARP Annual Meeting in Atlanta, taking place Nov. 8–13, 2019. Cristina Arriens, MD, currently serves as YPS representative and AMA Alternate Delegate for the ACR, and she will be joined by a second YPS representative for the ACR.
The selected rheumatologist will join the ACR’s delegation at House of Delegates meetings and attend the Young Physician Section. During these meetings, the ACR’s delegates advance issues and positions important to rheumatology, deliberate issues affecting healthcare, and vote on the positions and direction the AMA will take. The candidate must:
- Be under the age of 40 or within the first 8 years of practice after residency and fellowship training programs by the time the position commences;
- Be a member in good standing with the ACR and AMA; and
- Be willing to work with the ACR delegates and communicate back to the ACR Board of Directors.
To apply, write to [email protected] with a statement of interest and your CV by Sept. 30, 2019. Select applicants will be invited to conduct a brief interview during the Annual Meeting.