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2019 AAMSE 360: Webinar Series - Essentials of Medical Society Management
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AAMSE 360: Essentials of Medical Society Management is an immersive program that aims to help those who are still uncovering the mysteries of medical society management, preparing participants for the unique aspects of organized medicine while providing them with a peer network to support them throughout their careers.

Registered attendees will participate in a hybrid program that combines webinars, readings and discussions and culminates in an in-person meeting at the AAMSE Annual Conference.


Live at the Annual Conference

Introductions and Course Expectations

Whether you are new to medical associations, new to your position, both or neither, there’s a reason you decided to attend the New Medical Executives Institute— and we want to know what it is! During this facilitated discussion, we will take a deeper look at what brought you to the New Medical Executives Institute and what it can provide for you.

Beginning Your Leadership Path

Learn what steps you can take to become a leader in your organization and in the medical society industry.


Noon - 1:00pm
CDT (Chicago)

Medical Society Mechanics

This session will help you understand how medical societies function by looking at the broader health care landscape that they operate in, issues of governance, working with a board of directors, best practices for structuring and managing committees, and the unique considerations at play when working with physician volunteers.


Noon - 1:00pm
CDT (Chicago)

Keeping Your Organization Healthy: New Perspectives on Revenue Generation

As a medical society leader, you should fully understand the implications of broader trends in your industry. This session will help you keep yourself and your organization ahead of coming changes that will affect your bottom line by looking at the latest thinking in membership models, revenue generation, and long-term financial planning and investment.


Noon - 1:00pm
CDT (Chicago)

Identifying and Meeting Member Needs

Do you know what your members value, and are you tracking their needs? This session will equip you to do just that by looking at techniques to attain member insights and opinions, and showing you how use your members’ perspective as you undergo program and product development.


Noon - 1:00pm
CDT (Chicago)

Educating Your Members in the Age of Life Long Learning

The education support we provide our members is the lifeblood of our organizations. From post-residency preparation for certification and recertification to continuing professional development to gaining a mastery of practice and clinical management, we ensure that our members maximize their performance in every aspect of the modern practice of medicine.


Noon - 1:00pm
CDT (Chicago)

Driving Member Engagement Through Your Advocacy Program

Your members value your advocacy work, but are they participants? This session will provide you with a framework to use policy and advocacy to drive member volunteerism, product development, and engagement.


Noon - 1:00pm
CDT (Chicago)

Communicating as an Organization

Healthcare professionals are busy, and -- like all of us -- they suffer from information overload. This session will help you take a strategic, holistic approach to member-facing communications in order to maximize their overall impact and ensure they don't become overwhelming.


Noon - 1:00pm
CDT (Chicago)

CEO Interview Review


Register by June 13, 2019 to get the early bird rate!

  Early Bird (Before 6/13) Regular Rate (After 6/13)
Member –  Webinar Only $325 $425
Non-Member – Webinar Only $525 $625
Member –  Webinar and Conference $675 $775
Non-Member – Webinar and Conference $875 $975

Bundled AAMSE 360 and Annual Conference Registration (this will register you for the webinar series and the full conference in July)


Benjamin Butz, Director of Membership Engagement & Innovation, American College of Preventive Medicine

Allison DeGroff, Director of Communications & Membership, Kansas Medical Society

Patrick Hermes, Senior Manager of Advocacy and Government Affairs, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Steve Levine, Vice President, Communications, Texas Medical Association

Missy Lundberg, Associate Director, PR and Public Education, American Academy of Dermatology

Kelsey McQuaid-Craig, Director of Policy and Programs, American College of Emergency Physicians, California Chapter

Emily Muse, CAE, Director, Membership & Community Engagement, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Donald Palmisano, Executive Director/CEO, Medical Association of Georgia

Steve Smith, CAE, CEO/Executive Director, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Computer Requirements:

  • Internet Connection (Minimum: 56k modem, Recommended: wired ethernet connection or better)
  • Adobe Flash Player (many people will already have this installed. If you don't please download it at

CAE approvedAs a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE program. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.