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The Foundation and its Futures Program Sponsors are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for residents, fellows and advanced practitioners who are interested in a career in post-acute and long-term-care medicine: the Futures Program. A recent graduate noted:

 The Futures Program was an outstanding educational experience - I was able to meet peers from around the nation and share our goals and philosophies. The lectures gave us a solid framework for understanding what it takes to become a medical director. The Futures Program is fundamental for anyone planning a career in post-acute & long-term care medicine.   

Held during AMDA's annual symposium each year, this intensive learning experience is designed to expose participants to the numerous career opportunities available in post-acute & long-term care medicine. All participants who are chosen for this program will receive the following benefits:

  • Admission to the Futures Program on March 11, 2021
  • 3-Day registration to AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Annual Conference 2021, in San Antonio, TX.
  • One year of AMDA-The Society membership beginning in January 2021.
  • The opportunity to network with other Futures participants and leaders in the PALTC setting.
  • Access to a program dedicated to professional development, Futures participants will receive additional benefits each year when they renew their Society membership.

    Each year of membership participants can enjoy:

    Year 1: Complimentary Society membership, including FREE webinars
    Year 2: Access to the Society's online library
    Year 3: 25% off your registration to the Society's annual conference
    Year 4: 25% discount for your online Core Curriculum registration
    Year 5: 30% off a full set of CPGs or Medication Management book


In addition to the benefits listed above, participants who are granted a full award will also receive:

  • Transportation to and from the meeting in accordance with Foundation travel policies
  • Four nights lodging from March 10-13, 2021 (to be shared with one Futures Program participant)

Application Deadline is November 16, 2020

Due to funding constraints there are a very limited number of full awards available. Many fellowship and/or residency programs will pay for travel/lodging to one professional conference per year. Talk with your program director and let them know that this is THE Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine program to attend in 2021!

Click here to listen to Drs. Leigh DeShong, Heather Hopkins Gil and Karen Kirkham share their experience from the Futures program.

Listen to AMDA member, Dr. Bruce Dentler talk about nursing home careers.

View the 2021 Futures Program brochure

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book Click here to read what the Institute of Medicine has to say about the need for a greater geriatrics based workforce.


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