The ASA Medical Student Component (MSC) Governing Council is an elected eight-member committee that directs the programs and activities of medical students at the national level. Governing Council officer positions are a fulfilling way for students to gain leadership experience and interact with peers and mentors.
Medical students interested in serving in this leadership role are encouraged to apply by September 1, 2021. Positions available include:
The election will occur in October, and terms begin immediately following. Candidates will be afforded an opportunity to address the voting delegates. Officer terms are one year, except for the President-Elect and Alternate Delegate, who assume the President and Delegate roles, respectively, the following year. The duties and requirements of each officer position can be found in the bylaws on the website. Fourth-year students are asked to be mindful of applying as the term of service extends beyond traditional graduation dates.