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AMA-MSS Region VI Meeting 2014

*All Events are in New Research Building Auditorium unless otherwise specified

Friday, March 7, 2014 (dress: business casual)
• • • • 7:00pm - 8:00pm: Opening Session, Wine & Cheese 8:00pm - 9:00pm: Region Business & Region Orientation 9:00pm - 11:00pm: Mixer with Drinks and Appetizers – Epicurean (on Campus) 2 min walk 11:00pm – 3:00am: Social – TownHall (2340 Wisconsin Ave NW) 10 min walk from school, 5 min walk from hotel

Saturday, March 8, 2014 (dress: business attire)
• • • • • • • • 8:30am - 10:00am: Registration (Free for AMA Members) 8:45am - 9:15am: Breakfast by Kaplan: Eat, Caffeinate, and Succeed on the USMLEs 9:15am - 9:30am: Opening Remarks: Region VI Board 9:30am - 10:00am: GC Update: Atul Nakasi, AMA-MSS Chair 10:00am - 10:30am: What’s New on Capitol Hill: William Pearce, GRAF 10:30am - 11:00am: Academic or Community: Your Future Career, Chief Residents from Medicine and Surgery 11:00am - 11:10am: AMA Foundation: Nick Fletcher Trustee 11:10am - 11:30am: Sponsor Talk/State Mixer Brunch Snacks • • • 11:00am - 12:00pm: Community Service Event: 5k Benefiting Wounded Warriors: Allie Miller, Community Service Region Chair

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch (catered sandwiches) 1:00pm - 2:00pm: Keynote Address – Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D. (Auditorium) • Director of the National Institutes of Health National Institute of General Medical Sciences • Professor in the Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine • Oversees the institute's $2.4 billion budget, which primarily funds basic research in the areas of cell biology, biophysics, genetics, developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, biomedical technology, bioinformatics, and computational biology 2:00pm - 2:40pm: Breakout Session A 1) Advocacy, Advocating for Your Patients and Your Future, James Sherer, Tim Martin, Mishael Azam (GA 2/4) 2) Business, “Business Savvy in Medicine” Omar Maniya (LA 6) 3) Leadership, Leadership School: Kanchi Batra 2:40pm - 3:20pm: Breakout Session B 1) Technology, Tech Startups: From Conception to Clinic, Shiv Gaglani (Auditorium) 2) Speaking Workshop, Public Speaking: From Rounds to Capitol Hill: Ravi Shah (GA 2/4) 3) Publications, How to Get Published: Nitin Agarwal (LA 6) 3:20pm - 4:00pm: Breakout Session C 1) Community Service, Getting Out There: Allie Miller (Auditorium) 2) Recruitment Workshop “Getting Others Involved:” Nishi Pandey, Kanchi Batra, Hans Zuckerman (GA 2/4) 4:00pm - 5:00pm: Residents Panel: A Day in the Life (Auditorium) 5:00pm - 5:50pm: State Medical Society Sessions 5:50pm - 6:00pm: Closing

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Local Dinner Recommendations (all walking distance): • Tomb’s (1226 36th St NW) – $$ Georgetown Favorite with American Bar Food • Surfside (2444 Wisconsin Ave NW) - $$ Enjoy Fresh Mexican Favorites • Pizzeria Paradiso (3282 M Street NW) - $$ Pizza and a Huge Selection of Beers • Paolo’s (1303 Wisconsin Ave NW) - $$$ Italian with Great Happy Hour Deals 10:00pm - 2:00am: Social Event – Front Page (1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, 20036) in DC’s Historic “Dupont Circle” neighborhood, a 5-10 minute ($10) cab ride away

The Holiday Inn (A) is a 10-minute walk from Campus (B)

Pass the Hospital, and you’ll see the main “Med-Dent” Building on top of a hill on your Left. Walk up the stairs and follow the signs!
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