The medical student experience enhanced

FMA Medical Student Section (MSS) members play a vital role in organized medicine in Florida. Through leadership, advocacy, personal and professional development, scholarships, and more, medical students shape the future of medicine in Florida.

FMA membership is FREE to students enrolled in the accredited medical schools of Florida. 

MSS Leadership
The MSS Governing Council provides for and solicits greater medical student involvement in the affairs of the county medical societies, the Florida Medical Association, and the American Medical Association through the non-partisan collaboration of every Florida medical school.

2023-2024 leadership

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The Schachner CITRUS Scholarship
The FMA Schachner Continued Investment in Tomorrows Residents Universal Scholarship (CITRUS Scholarship) assists Florida medical students in their continued academic development and promotes a lifelong investment in organized medicine.

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Leadership Honor Society
The Florida Medical Association Medical Student Section Leadership Honor Society recognizes current or rising fourth-year medical students actively involved in Florida-organized medicine.

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Poster Symposium
The David A. Paulus, MD Poster Symposium allows medical students, residents, and fellows to share their significant research and clinical work with their colleagues.

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Days at the Capitol
The FMA Days at the Capitol event is an opportunity for students, residents, and fellows to visit the state Capital and learn about the legislative process and how physician-led advocacy influences the practice of medicine.