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The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) welcomes your application for membership. As a professional association, the benefits of membership are designed for and delivered to you as an individual.
AMDA is dedicated to making it easier for physicians to practice in the challenging long term care continuum. We are the only national organization guided entirely and exclusively by the needs and issues of long term care physicians. AMDA addresses the responsibilities inherent in the role of the attending physician and medical director, and is your best source for help in dealing with difficult clinical, administrative, and ethical issues in long term care.
Here are some of the reasons why AMDA is beneficial to your career.
♦ Advance as a Professional – AMDA’s premium educational programs gives you the highest value at the most reasonable prices for seminars, workshops and conferences, as well as the most dynamic annual gathering of the members and industry at the Annual Symposium. All of these learning opportunities, plus becoming a Certified Medical Director (CMD), are available to help you sharpen your skills and advance your career. (See the listing online at www.amda.com/education/index.cfm).
♦ Join a Nationwide Network of AMDA State Chapters – Multiply the effectiveness of your membership by joining your local state chapter. Membership in your state chapter provides you with numerous networking and professional development opportunities with your colleagues on a more local level, as well as joint sessions with state survey agencies, state medical societies, and 3rd party payers; and opportunities to network further by working on boards and committees. (Visit www.amda.com/governance/statechapters.cfm for more information).
♦ Enjoy and Learn from AMDA’s Print and Online Resources – As a benefit of membership, members receive both the must-read monthly tabloid, Caring for the Ages, and the nine issues per year, Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), a peer-reviewed journal with timely articles of importance to medical directors and other physician working in long-term care. In addition, AMDA Reports is a quarterly newsletter written by seasoned professionals in a snappy, easy-to-read format. AMDA’s resource-rich Web site gives you a comprehensive guide through the organization programs and products offered by the association. (Visit www.amda.com for more information).
♦ Exclusive Member Rates and Members-Only Access – Your membership allows you exclusive access to AMDA’s online directory, plus members-only resources and news. You are eligible for special rates on conference, seminars, workshops and products.
♦ AMDA Foundation Research Network Answers the Long-term Care Questions – Join your long-term care colleagues and enroll in the AMDA Foundation Research Network. Advance quality in long term care through research and education and to provide consumers and care-team members with data to support evidence-based practice through the Foundation.* (Visit www.amda.com/foundation/research.cfm for more information).
*The AMDA Foundation: The Foundation, an independent not-for-profit organization, serves as the research arm of AMDA. Its mission is to advance quality in long term care through research and education and provide consumers and care-team members with data to support evidence-based practice. The Foundation also takes an active role in outreach efforts to residents, fellows and young-career physicians with an interest in long term care.
American Medical Directors Association
11000 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 400,
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: (410) 740-9743 – Toll Free (800) 876-2632
Fax: (410) 740-4572 – Web site: www.amda.com
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