TMA House of Delegates 2017

TMA's House of Delegates will convene for its annual meeting on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville, TN.

The House of Delegates gives physicians from across the state an opportunity to gather as a professional group to present and debate policies that affect the practice of medicine and the delivery of patient care in both Tennessee and the United States.

Each component medical society is entitled to representation in the House of Delegates and is required by TMA's bylaws to select and promptly report the names of delegates to the TMA Office. If you are interested in participating in the House of Delegates, contact your local medical society.


Resolution 01-17:Policy on Rising Cost of Medical Education

Resolution 02-17: Uniform Physician Credentials Verification

Resolution 03-17: Mid Level Provider Supervision

Resolution 04-17: Board of Medical Examiners' Independence

Resolution 05-17: Tennessee State Parks "Healthy Parks, Healthy People"

Resolution 06-17: Media Campaign for Physician-Led Team Model

Resolution 7-17: Discontinuation of Association Grievance Process

Resolution 8-17: Faith and Mental Health

Resolution 9-17: Definition of a Doctor

Resolution 10-17: Medical Trainee Wellness

Resolution 11-17: Unfair Reimbursement by Insurance Companies

Resolution 12-17: The Impact of Virtual Violence on Children in Tennessee

Resolution 13-17: Weaning Programs and Addiction Programs as a Part of Opioid Prescribing Course

Resolution 14-17: Texting as Approved HIPAA Form of Communication

Resolution 15-17: Mandatory Cell Phone Deactivation in Moving Vehicles

Resolution 16-17: Primary Care in Rural Tennessee

Resolution 17-17: Due Process Within the Division of Health Related Boards

Resolution 18-17: Hospital Overcrowding

Resolution 19-17: Opioid Prescriber Responsibility

Resolution 20-17: Modifying AMA Mission Statement

Resolution 21-17: Reduce the Illegal Availability of Scheduled Prescription Drugs in Tennessee

Resolution 22-17: CME Credit for Physician Participation in Leadership Activities

Resolution 23-17: GME Support of Leadership Training

Resolution 24-17: The Creation of Innovative Opportunities to Improve Health Literacy

Resolution 25-17: Independent Practice of Physician Assistants

Resolution 26-17: Emergency Funding for Vital Patient Care Service

Resolution 27-17: Cost of Prescription Drugs

Resolution 28-17: Protecting the Professionalism of Hospital Employed Physicians

Resolution 29-17: Prior Approval Process Reform

Substitute Resolution 2-17: Uniform Physician Credentials Verification

2010 Resolutions to Sunset

2010 Resolutions to Become Permanent Policy

Hotel Information

Nashville Airport Marriott
600 Marriott Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

TMA's block of rooms at the Nashville Airport Marriott has sold out. Please see below for more rooming options near the annual meeting location. You can book rooms at the Marriott outside of the TMA block here.

Other Area Hotels

Courtyard Nashville Airport
2508 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Airport
10 Century Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37214

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Airport
412 Royal Parkway
Nashville, TN 37214

Nashville Airport Hotel

2200 Elm hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

Cancellation Policy

TMA will refund the full amount of the registration fee, less $25 for processing fees, for any cancellation received by TMA at least 10 days prior to the event. Refunds will be not be issued for any cancellations received by TMA within 10 days of the event. Attendees are always welcome to send substitutes.

Final Actions of the 2016 House of Delegates

The Tennessee Medical Association's House of Delegates met during MedTenn16 in Murfreesboro April 28-May 1.

2016 House of Delegates Final Actions