Fun, Fun and More Fun!
Evening Social Events
THURSDAY, MARCH 14
Let the Merrymaking Begin
Join us on Thursday, March 14, the opening night of AMSA's Annual Convention, with Dr. Patch Adams, the IFMSA delegates, and a Lippincott Williams & Wilkins-sponsored Carnival/Carnivale-themed party. Compete for eye-popping prizes, frolic in our photo booth and get your fare at the fair.
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
- LGBT Social
- Integrative Medicine Social
- PharmFree Social
- Osteopathic Manipulation Mixer
SATURDAY, MARCH 16
Join us Saturday evening for an all out AMSA Bash at the Walter E Washington Convention Center. The evening will begin with an AMSA's Got Talent Show and we're inviting YOU to participate. Got a hidden talent? Do share!
Health & Wellness – Morning Run Anyone?
There's no better way to start off your day than with good friends and a great workout. Join fellow conference attendees for a brisk morning jog Friday and Saturday morning through the nation's capital! Look for time and location details in the conference program. And don't forget your jogging shoes!
Food, Fun & Spirits
Get ready to hit the town and explore one of the greatest cities in the country! Here’s some of our recommendations:
Georgetown Cupcakes/DC Cupcakes
The Third Edition
U Street NW: Historically, DC's "Black Broadway," the U Street corridor attracts a
well-dressed, multiracial crowd, thanks, in part, to its proximity to
U Street Music Hall - DC's top venue to hear and dance to internationally known DJs
Ben’s Chili Bowl - a DC tradition, owned and operated by the Ali family since 1958, home of the chili half smoke and favorite of Bill Cosby
9:30 Club - the top venue for live music in the city, with shows nightly
Marvin - stylish bar and bistro named for DC native Marvin Gaye
Bohemian Caverns - Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Ella Fitzgerald played here back in the day
Howard Theater - another outstanding live music venue - dress to impress
Black Cat - DC's home of alternative and punk live music
African American Heritage Trail - U Street is a major destination on
the trail, which covers a large swath of the city, because of it's
historical artistic significance
Cause, The PhilanthroPub - All profits are donated to selected charities
Busboys and Poets - refers to American poet Langston Hughes, who worked as a busboy at the Wardman Park Hotel in the 1920s, prior to gaining recognition as a poet
H Street NE: DC's newest up and coming nightlife hotspot, H Street features small, funky bars and restaurants, plus one of the best live music venues in the city.
Rock-n-Roll Hotel - outstanding live music venue to hear up-and-coming bands
H Street Country Club - Tex-Mex food, margaritas, and a 9 hole indoor mini golf course
Sova - Coffee and wine bar with a weekly Thursday night bluegrass jam
Atlas Arcade - arcade-themed bar with classic 80's and 90's arcade games
Ethiopic - DC is known for Ethiopian food, eaten communally with your hands, scooping up the tasty goodness with injera
Biergarten House - a real German beer garden right in the city
HR-57 - Named for the House Rule designating jazz "a rare and valuable national American treasure," it features jazz jams for $8 on Wednesdays and Thursdays, formal shows on the weekends, and extremely cheap corkage fees for BYOB every day
Little Miss Whiskey's Golden Dollar - chill bar downstairs, PACKED weekend DJ nights upstairs
E Street Cinema - specializes in independent and foreign language films
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
Hard Rock Café
Madam’s Organ Blues Bar
Heaven and Hell NightClub
Jumbo Slice Pizza