Here’s a look at the progress PAMED is making on resolutions from the 2018 House of Delegates. It will be updated monthly throughout 2019.

Members with questions should contact Ellen Yasinski at

You can find all of PAMED's policies enacted by the House in our 2018-2019 PAMED Policy Compendium or on the Past HOD Proceedings and Actions page. 

Submit Your HOD Resolutions Online by July 31

Final 2018 Resolutions:


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Resolution Title Disposition
18-201 Substance Abuse MAT in Prisons Adopted as amended
18-202 Routine Immunization of Older Adolescents Adopted as amended
18-203 Medical Ethics CME Adopted as amended (by substitution)
18-204 SAMHSA HelpLine for Opioid Abuse Adopted as amended
18-205 Firearms Safety Education for Physicians Adopted as amended
18-206 Depression in Older Adults Adopted as amended (by deletion)
18-207 Suicide Prevention in Military Veterans Referred to Board for study
18-208 Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Screenings Adopted as amended
18-209 Accelerated Primary Care Training Programs Adopted as amended
18-210 Feminine Hygiene in Prisons Adopted as amended
18-211 Hygiene and Health Education in Prisons Adopted as amended
18-212 Prison Vaccinations Referred to Board for study
18-213 Med School Sexual Harassment Awareness Training Adopted as amended
18-214 Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Adopted as amended
18-301 Patient Access to Experienced Physicians Adopted as amended
18-302 Medicare Zero Referred to Board for study
18-303 Corporate Practice of Medicine in Pennsylvania Adopted as amended
18-304 Pharmaceutical Safe Harbors Adopted as amended (by del./subst.)
18-305 Parity in Health Insurance Coverage Adopted as amended
18-306 Repealing MIPS and Regulatory Burdens Adopted as amended
18-307 Out of Network Balance Billing Adopted as amended
18-308 Pharmaceutical Pricing Studies Referred to Board for study
18-309 Advocacy on Drug Prices and Shortages Adopted as amended
18-401 Act 70 ASC Compliance Challenges Adopted as amended (by substitution)
18-402 Maternity Leave Adopted as amended (by substitution)
18-403 School Resource Officer Training Standards Adopted as amended
18-404 Reporting Opioid Overdose Episodes Referred to Board for study
18-405 Fair Share Act Physician Liability Modification Not adopted
18-406 Reaffirming Physician Oversight of Care Adopted
18-407 Extreme Risk Protection Orders Adopted as amended
18-408 PAMED and County Legislative Collaboration Referred to Board for study
18-409 DOJ Opinion for MOC Competition Adopted as amended
18-501 2018 HOD Engagement Task Force Adopted
18-502 Advocacy for Accused Physicians Adopted
18-503 Reaffirming County Medical Societies in PAMED Adopted as original
18-504 Transparency of Resolution Research Adopted
18-505 Reaffirming PAMED Policymaking by the HOD Adopted as amended
18-506 PAMED Board of Trustees Transparency Adopted as amended
18-507 Engaging Authors of Referred Resolutions Amended Policy 545.993 adopted in lieu of Res. 18-507
18-508 PAMED Association Health Plan Referred to Board for study
18-509 Refocusing the Care Centered Collaborative (CCC) Adopted as amended (by del./subst.)
18-510 PAMED Financial Transparency Adopted as amended (by deletion)
18-511 Affirming PAMED Purpose and Mission Adopted
18-512 Regional Medical Societies Adopted as amended
18-513 County, Regional, and State Magazines Referred to Board for study
18-514 PAMED Financial Transparency Not adopted
18-515 Reassessment of Unified Dues Model Referred to Board for study as amended (by subst.)
18-516 PAMED Board Transparency Not adopted
18-BOT 2 Comprehensive Women's Healthcare Coverage BOT 2 adopted (17-204 adopted as amended)
18-BOT 3 Medicaid Reform BOT 3 adopted in lieu of Res. 17-301
18-BOT 4 Survey of Healthcare Spending Patterns BOT 4 adopted (Res. 17-412 adopted as amended)
18-BOT 5 PAMED Legal Review of Employment Contracts BOT 5 adopted (Res. 17-505 not adopted)
18-BOT 7 Sunset Review Policy Information report (filed)
18-BOT 8 Membership Dues Categories Information report (filed)
18-BOT 9 HOD Engagement Task Force Information report (filed)