AMA Youth Run Club (YRC)

AMA Youth Run Club

Through the AMA Youth Run Club, a partnership of the AMA and Ever Active Schools, physicians, medical students and residents can meet with the children, teachers and families of your communities to encourage physical activity and healthful living.

AMA YRC news

What is Comprehensive School Health?

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Watch this video, launched at the Fall 2016 AMA RF by Dr. Kim Kelly, AMA CSH Representative, to see how – with its emphasis on physical activity, healthy eating and creating a positive social environment – the AMA YRC speaks to the CSH commitment to “supporting improvements in students’ educational outcomes while addressing school health in a planned, integrated and holistic way.”

source: Canadian Joint Consortium for School Health

Health advocacy opportunities: Be an AMA Youth Run Club CHAMPion

You don’t need to be a runner to get involved with the YRC. You can also get into a school and connect with children, teachers and your community by giving a health advocacy talk.

Click here to get involved with the AMA YRC.

Contact: Vanda Killeen, AMA Public Affairs
Email: Vanda Killeen | Phone: 780.482.0675

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