The annual AMPAC sweepstakes winner was announced at the AMPAC luncheon on November 10, 2014, during the Interim Meeting in Dallas, TX. The lucky winner of AMPAC’s “All Roads Lead to Rome” sweepstakes was Dr. Joseph Costabile, a general surgeon from Marlton, NJ. Dr. Costabile and a guest will enjoy an incredible trip including travel and four-star accommodations for 7 nights through Rome, Florence and Venice Italy.
Dr. Costabile, reflecting upon the importance of physician membership in AMPAC, asked his fellow physicians to remember that “if they do not participate in the political process, they are not allowed to complain about the outcome!”
The AMA Wire® highlighted the success of graduates of AMPAC’s Political Education Programs during the 2014 elections, with 24 alumni getting elected or reelected on November 4. Those two dozen AMPAC alumni join another 10 graduates who are currently serving in public office. The 2015 Candidate Workshop and Campaign School will be held on February 20-22 and April 15-19, respectively. For AMA members, AMPAC covers all costs except transportation. If you are interested in either running for office or becoming an MORE