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Reference Committee Materials

The following resolutions, which will be acted on by the House of Delegates, are intended to provide background and context for those attending the meeting.

Order of Reference Committee Reports: A, B, C, D, E
All of the resolutions and any additional reference documents submitted for consideration by the 2018 House of Delegates require PAMED membership and a login/password in order to access. If you need assistance logging in, contact our Knowledge Center at 855-PAMED4U (855-726-3348) or knowledgecenter@pamedsoc.org.

Committee on Rules and Credentials

2018 Committee on Rules and Credentials Report

Reference Committee A (Bylaws)

Subj. 1 Expand the Affiliate Member Category to Include Physicians 70 Years of Age or Older
Subj. 2 Eliminate the Provision Requiring Applicants to Hold or Be Eligible to Hold Unrestricted or Unlimited License for PAMED Membership
Subj. 3 Clarify that Medical Staff Coordinators are Not Exempt from Paying Member Dues
Subj. 4 Streamline Membership Categories by Eliminating Affiliate and Associate Member Categories and…
Subj. 5 Allow Optional Alignment of Component Medical Society Annual Dues with State Medical Society
Subj. 6 Align Early Career Physicians Section Eligibility Requirements with the American Medical Association Requirement
Subj. 7 Add Women Physicians Section to PAMED Special Sections
Subj. 8 Update Medical Student Section and MSS Governing Council to Reflect Current Practice

2018 Compendium of Proposed Bylaws Amendments

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Ref Com A Bkgd Subject 1
Ref Com A Bkgd Subject 2
Ref Com A Bkgd Subject 5
Ref Com A Bkgd Subject 7

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BOT 6 2014 Proposed Bylaws Amendment: Subj. 5 – Ballot Voting (2015 Board of Trustees Report 9)

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Reference Committee B (Education & Science/Public Health)

18-201 Support Medication-Assisted Treatment in Pennsylvania Correctional Institutions

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18-202 Establish a Routine Immunization Platform Visit at 16 Years of Age

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18-203 Initiate an Educational, Exploratory Scientific Forum at the Annual Meeting

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18-204 Support for Use of the SAMSHA HELPLine to Increase Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

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18-205 Firearms Safety Education for Physicians

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18-206 Improving Recognition, Assessment, and Treatment of Depression in Older Adults

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18-207 Suicide Recognition and Prevention in Military Veterans

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18-208 Implementing Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Screenings in Primary Care

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18-209 Increase the Number of 6-Year Accelerated Primary Care Programs in the United States

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18-210 Prevention of Hygiene-Associated and Sexually-Transmitted Infections in the US Prison System

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18-211 Improved Health in the US Prison System through Hygiene and Health Ed. Programming for Inmates and Prison Staff

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18-212 Improved Vaccination Records and Hygiene-Related Educational Programming in the US Prison System

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18-213 Promote Sexual Harassment Training During Medical School

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18-214 Enabling Pennsylvania's Healthcare Organizations to Collaboratively Address Social Determinants of Health

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Other information resource for Resolution 18-214 Kaiser Family Foundation Article on Section 1115 Waivers

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BOT 2 Res. 17-204: Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance

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Reference Committee E (Membership/Leadership/Subsidiaries)

18-501 Pennsylvania Medical Society House of Delegates Engagement


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18-502 Advocacy for Physicians in the Justice System


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18-503 Reaffirmation of the Manifestly Integral Role of the County Medical Societies in the Structure & Function of PAMED


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18-504 Parity and Transparency of Resolution Research


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18-505 Reaffirming the HOD as the Policymaking Body of the Pennsylvania Medical Society


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18-506 Conflicts of Interest, Code of Conduct Policy, and Executive Sessions of the PAMED Board of Trustees

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18-507 Requirement to Engage Authors of Referred Resolutions


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18-508 PAMED Association Health Plan


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18-509 Refocusing the Role of the Care Centered Collaborative (CCC)


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18-510 Transparency of Finance Committee and Executive Board Re Construction and Sale and Subsequent Plan to Construct a New HQ Bldg...


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18-511 Affirmation of the Stated Purpose and Mission of the Pennsylvania Medical Society


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18-512 Establishing Impactful Regional Medical Societies


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18-513 County and Joint County Magazines and Incorporation of Statewide Magazine as Insert


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18-514 Financial Transparency of the Pennsylvania Medical Society


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18-515 Reassessment of Unified Dues Model between the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the Component Medical Societies

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18-516 Conflicts of Interest, Code of Conduct Policy, and Executive Sessions of the PAMED Board of Trustees

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BOT 5 Res. 17-505: PAMED Support and Provide Financing to Locate and Retain an Independent Healthcare Law Firm to Review Employment Contracts

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BOT 7 Sunset Review Policy

BOT 8 Membership Dues Categories

BOT 9 HOD Engagement Task Force

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