MSD’s Political Advocacy is a multi-faceted program intended to:
AMA Health Care Advocacy
Represent, promote and defend the interests of physicians and their patients in the halls of government;
Educate and advise lawmakers and officials on medical issues that affect our community;
Establish relationships with and evaluate elected officials; and
Provide members the tools they need to stay current on the laws and regulations that affect their practices and to make informed decisions in the ballot booth.
7/8/2022 Legislative Wrap Up
1/24/2022 Legislative Update
End of Session Wrap Up, July 8, 2021
URGENT CALL TO ACTION - HOUSE FROM: MSD Primary Care Subcommittee
Call YOUR State Representative ASAP asking for them to vote AGAINST HB 21 and HB 141
SAVING PRIMARY CARE IN DELAWARE Engage Your Patients In Supporting SB 120
April 23, 2021 Legislative e-Update Call to Action! Save Primary Care
Four resolutions were presented for Council consideration at the 2022 Annual Meeting as follows:
Resolution 01-A2022 "Addressing the Improper Use of the Word Provider." The resolution was adopted as submitted.
Resolution 02-A2022 "Minimizing the Influence of Social Media on Gun Violence." The resolution was adopted as submitted.
Resolution 03-A2022 "MSD Support of Engaged Neutrality for Medical Aid in Dying." The resolution was amended with substitute language, replacing "end of life decisions" with "medical aid in dying" in Resolve #1. The resolution was adopted as amended.
Resolution 04-A2022 "Addressing Health Disparities in Food Allergy Prevention." The resolution was adopted as submitted.