2023 Medical Student and Resident Debates

The Medical Student Section debates offer an opportunity to engage in the most important topics shaping the practice of medicine today. 

Physician Members Can Earn Up To 2 CME Credits While Watching PAMED Medical Student Teams Debate Hot Topics in Medicine!

Those in attendance will have the opportunity to ask questions, evaluate the students involved in the debate, and earn CME while helping our future physicians gain new knowledge and enhance their communication skills.

PLEASE NOTE: These events are contingent on a minimum participation of at least 6 debate team members
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Prescriptions for chronic disease management should be free

Sept. 20, 2023

The organ donation system is outdated and should be revised

Oct. 27, 2023
3:30-4:30 p.m.
In-Person at the Hershey Lodge
in conjunction with HOD

Unions for residents will create work life balance

Dec. 5, 2023
7-8 p.m. 

Register Now to join the debate team
Register by Nov. 21 @ 1:00 p.m.

Register Now to be an audience participant
Register by Dec. 3

Not Eligible for CME

After registering for the virtual debate to participate in the audience, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining this virtual session through Zoom. 

If you are a medical student or resident member registering to join a debate team, you will receive an email from PAMED MSS staff confirming your participation on a debate team.

CME credit is available for the Oct. 27 debate.

The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PAMED designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.

No one involved in the planning or delivery of this activity has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.