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How to cite using AMA in the health sciences

This guide covers the basics of the American Medical Association's (AMA) citation style.

Format, example and tips - Presentations and Lectures

Elements to include and formatting

Presenter(s). Title of presentation. Description of presentation context; date; City, State (or, Province or Country).


  1. Gordon S. Demystifying citing information in your written work. Presented as part of Pharmacy 127; February 13, 2013; Waterloo, ON. 


  • You will need to clarify whether your instructor permits citing lecture material. Not everyone allows this—always talk to your instructor.