Here’s a look at the progress PAMED is making on resolutions from the 2019 House of Delegates. It will be updated monthly throughout 2020.

Members with questions should contact Ellen Yasinski at

You can find all of PAMED's policies enacted by the House in our 2019-2020 PAMED Policy Compendium or on the Past HOD Proceedings and Actions page.  

Final 2019 Resolutions:


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Resolution Title Disposition
19-201 Screening for HPV-Related Anal Cancer ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-202 Support for Safe Consumption Facilities ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-203 Medical Marijuana Advisory Board Accountability ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-204 Opposing Recreational Marijuana Use ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-205 Support for GME Program Child Care ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-206 Methadone and Medical Marijuana in PDMP NOT ADOPTED
19-207 Restricting E-Cigarette Use ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-301 Physician Communications with Emergency Departments ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-302 Pre-Approval of Pain Patches and Gels NOT ADOPTED
19-303 Removing Opposition to Single-Payer Healthcare ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-304 Financial Incentive to Decrease Obesity in Medicaid Patients ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-305 Prior Authorization Relief ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-401 Wireless Devices and Cell Tower Safety ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-402 Restrictive Covenants ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-403 Physician Suffering ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-404 Repeal of Act 112 ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-405 DOH Physician Communication on Regulatory Issues ADOPTED
19-406 Ban Sale of Energy Drinks to Children ADOPTED
19-407 Cessation of Youth Tobacco Use NOT ADOPTED
19-408 Act 96 and Discretion of Physician Practice ADOPTED
19-501 Recording Executive and Finance Cmte Mtgs ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-502 BOT Use of Consent Calendar NOT ADOPTED
19-503 Physician Appeals Process Re PHP NOT ADOPTED
19-504 PAMED Voting Transparency REFERRED FOR STUDY
19-505 Redistricting Task Force ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-506 Resolution Submission Deadline ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-507 Correction of Inaccurate PAMED Communication ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-508 Review of Delegate Allocations ADOPTED AS AMENDED
19-509 Refocusing the AMA on Its Members NOT ADOPTED
19-510 Transparency in Sale and Building of PAMED HQ NOT ADOPTED
19-BOT 10 Reassessment of Unified Dues Model ADOPTED
19-BOT 11 Financing for Student and Resident Delegates ADOPTED
19-BOT 12 Sunset Policy Review ADOPTED
19-BOT 13 Membership Dues Categories ADOPTED
19-BOT 14 2018 HOD Engagement Task Force ADOPTED
19-BOT 15 Regional Medical Societies ADOPTED
19-BOT 16 PAMED Board of Trustees Transparency ADOPTED
19-BOT 17 PAMED HQ Building/Relocation Issues ADOPTED
19-BOT 18 Corporate Practice of Medicine ADOPTED
19-BOT 2 Suicide Prevention in Military Veterans ADOPTED
19-BOT 3 Prison Vaccinations ADOPTED
19-BOT 4 Medicare Zero ADOPTED
19-BOT 5 Pharmaceutical Pricing Studies ADOPTED
19-BOT 6 Reporting Opioid Overdose Episodes ADOPTED
19-BOT 7 PAMED and County Legislative Collaboration ADOPTED
19-BOT 8 PAMED Association Health Plan ADOPTED
19-BOT 9 County, Regional, and State Magazines ADOPTED