For years, AMSA's action committee leaders have referred to their groups
as the heart and soul of AMSA. And in many ways they are. While the
Board of Trustees governs the organization, the action committees
produce ideas and projects. AMSA's committees represent areas the
Association feels all medical students should value as vital in becoming
a socially responsible physician/healer. They promote these areas of
interest and associated projects to AMSA members on national, regional
and local levels and are integral in helping AMSA maintain its dynamic
view of medicine amidst tremendous and rapid change. They are also a
frontline for the association's dedication to redefining the culture and
activities of medicine.
Interest Groups are collections of AMSA members who share a similar interest.