Physician Advocacy Basics (CME)

Last Updated: Dec 14, 2017

Do you want non-physician legislators making critical decisions about how you treat your patients? Like it or not, they do. You can influence those decisions by becoming an effective advocate.

More than 350 bills that impact health care are introduced during each two-year session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. This hour-long, online course teaches you relevant advocacy strategies when approaching legislators and their aides.


Click here to take the CME


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Implement relevant advocacy strategies when approaching legislators and their aides as an advocate for patients that result in a positive outcomes and better political relationships.

Accreditation and designation information

The Pennsylvania Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Activity Development Team

Planner/Faculty: Michael Fraser, PhD, CAE; Larry Light, Angela Rupert; Leslie Howell. The members of the Activity Development Team have no relevant relationships to disclose. 

Enduring material expires: Dec. 31, 2020

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