Call for TMA Committee Nominations

April 18, 2018

TMA is looking for member physicians who would like to volunteer or nominate fellow members to serve on statewide committees. No CV or applications needed; interested physicians should send an email to Amy Campoli by Wednesday, May 9 for consideration.

The following committees are seeking new members:

  • Constitution & Bylaws Committee
    • 1 – 2 members from Region 2, Region 8, suburban or Upper Cumberland
  • Membership & Recruitment Committee
    • 2 members
  • Professional Relations Committee
    • 1 chair
  • Public Health Committee
    • 2 members
  • Legislative Committee
  • Insurance Committee 
    • Open number of seats available

 


About TMA Committees:

Constitution & Bylaws Committee
Charge: Maintain oversight of TMA official managing document providing insight and direction as to changes and amendments.

Public Health Committee
Charge: Monitors and addresses issues on health concerns to the public-at-large and the general well-being of our state such as pandemics, flu vaccines, disaster preparedness, health coalition partnerships, rural health access, tobacco, obesity, and the uninsured.

Professional Relations Committee
Charge: Promotes and maintains relationships between the association and other professional organizations; promotes the policies, projects and image of the TMA and oversees the internal and external communications processes between the TMA and its constituencies.

Membership & Recruitment Committee
Charge: Directs all facets of TMA’s membership operations including recruitment and retention projects.

Insurance Issues Committee
Charge: Monitors and addresses all insurance issues, both government and commercial, affecting physicians, practices and patients in Tennessee.  This includes reimbursement, regulation and policy changes, lawsuit settlements, contracting issues, networks, pay for performance, workers compensation, etc.

Education Committee
Charge:  Reviews CME program applications, resolve conflicts of interest to assure unbiased education, identifies learning gaps for educational content development, reviews content to assure best practices and provide review and improvement over sessions and the entire educational process.

AMA Delegation
Represents the TMA at the American Medical Association’s annual and interim meetings. The Delegation carries forward issues from the TMA for consideration by the AMA and provides insight and comment on proposed issues and policies under consideration by the AMA House of Delegates. TN Delegation to the AMA is allotted 5 Delegates and 5 Alternate Delegates

Independent Medicine’s Political Action Committee – Tennessee
(IMPACT)
IMPACT is the bipartisan political action committee of the TMA.  Its goal is to support pro-medicine candidates in their efforts to win election to public office by making direct contributions to pro-medicine candidates seeking election to the Tennessee Legislature or select statewide office.

Legislative Committee
Charge: Develops TMA’s legislative strategies and positions for the TN General Assembly and for Congress.