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Political Education

Every year, physicians and friends of medicine confront the challenges in liability, reimbursement, scope-of-practice and administrative burdens.  And every year, more and more physicians and friends of medicine realize that involvement in the political process is not a luxury or something to do in your spare time; it is a necessity.

Members of the medical community involved in a campaign or considering seeking public office will get the skills and answers they need in AMPAC’s Political Education Programs. AMPAC, a pioneer in membership association political action, has offered these programs for over 25 years.  Graduates have gone on to win election to public office at every level across the country, from Alderman and City Councilman to U.S. Congressman and Senator!

If you are interested in doing more for medicine, please read more about AMPAC’s Political Education Programs at left.  The Campaign School trains physicians to work on campaigns and become sought after activists.  The Candidate Workshop prepares physicians to make their own run for public office.  And the Regional Campaign and Grassroots Seminars, held in partnership with state medical societies across the country, give physicians a crash course in political and grassroots tactics.

For those AMA members accepted into the Candidate Workshop and Campaign School, AMPAC covers all costs (except transportation). This includes meals, lodging, faculty and materials, and is an outstanding value for AMA members. Questions? Please explore the menu items at left or email us.


News & Tweets


NCMSPAC, AMPAC Co-Host Regional Seminar
On March 22, 40 physicians and friends of medicine attended the latest Regional Campaign and Grassroots Seminar, co-hosted by AMPAC and North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS). The Seminar was held as NCMS seeks to engage its members and North Carolina legislators on proposed reforms to Medicaid the will enhance physician input into new models for car delivery for the Tarheel State’s Medicaid population. more

KPAC, AMPAC Host 2nd 2014 Regional Seminar

OMPAC, AMPAC Co-host Regional Campaign & Grassroots Seminar
40 physicians and friends of medicine gathered at the headquarters of the Oregon Medical Association (OMA) on January 24th for “Learn to be Your Best Advocate,” the first of at least 6 Regional Campaign and Grassroots Seminars to be co-hosted by AMPAC and state medical societies in 2014. The 6 hour training featured practical tips for improving physicians’ legislative and political effectiveness in both Salem and Washington, DC. more

AMPAC Co-Hosts Campaign Seminar with CMS
On October 12th, 50 physicians and medical students attended a Regional Campaign and Grassroots Seminar in Denver, CO co-hosted by the Colorado Medical Society (CMS) and AMPAC. more

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