TMA House of Delegates 2019

TMA's House of Delegates will convene for its annual meeting on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs.  

The forum 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. 

Information for Delegates

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.  

A $50 registration fee helps to cover some of the costs for weekend, and includes admission to the IMPACT Gubernatorial Meet and Greet Reception on Friday night, breakfast on Saturday morning, the Awards Luncheon on Saturday, and the President's Reception immediately following the House of Delegates on Saturday. Additional guest tickets are available for purchase for the IMPACT Gubernatorial Meet and Greet Reception and the Awards Luncheon on Saturday. Guest tickets to the President's Reception are complimentary. 

Reports and Resolutions

2011 Resolutions to Sunset
2011 Resolutions to Sunset and Become Permanent Policy

Resolution 01-18: Health Insurance Companies' Use of Beers Criteria in Physician Rating Systems
Resolution 02-18: CMS Required Provider Directory Updates
Resolution 03-18: Investigation of Potential Benefits and Harms of 1332 Waivers
Resolution 04-18: Insurance Fee Schedule
Resolution 05-18: Reduction of Firearm Violence
Resolution 06-18: Lessening the Stigma and Potential for Negative Professional Consequences to Physicians Seeking Mental Healthcare Services
Resolution 07-18: Inclusion of Methadone in Prescription Drug Monitoring Databases
Resolution 08-18: Graduate Physicians
Resolution 09-18: Public Education on Opioids using Media Campaigns
Resolution 10-18: Overprescription of Opioids in Patients with Chronic Pain

Bylaw 01-18: Bylaw Amendments to Memorialize Repeal of Association Grievance Process
Bylaw 02-18: Component Society Annual Reporting

Committee Report No. 1: Constitution and Bylaws
Committee Report No. 2: Insurance Issues
Committee Report No. 3: Public Health
Committee Report No. 4: Legislative
Committee Report No. 5: IMPACT
Committee Report No. 6: Professional Relations 
Committee Report No. 7: Membership and Recruitment
Committee Report No. 8: Education
Committee Report No. 9: Tennessee Delegation to the AMA

Information Report No. 1: Tennessee Medical Foundation
Information Report No. 3: Tennessee Medical Education Fund
Information Report No. 4: Tennessee Medicine
Information Report No. 5: John Ingram Institute 

Officer Report A: President 
Officer Report B: Board of Trustees
Officer Report C: Secretary/Treasurer 
Officer Report D: Judicial Council
Officer Report E: Chief Executive Officer

Special Report No. 1: Memorials

Hotel Information

Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Blvd.
Franklin, Tennessee 37067

Final Actions of the 2017 House of Delegates

The TMA House of Delegates met in Nashville on April 29, 2017.

2017 House of Delegates Final Actions