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2018 Florida Chapter Legislative Agenda

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Leadership Day 2016

ACP Services, Inc. holds an annual advocacy day on Capitol Hill. This event provides an opportunity for ACP members to increase our presence in Washington and bring visibility to issues of common concern. Participants had the opportunity to meet with legislators and their staff on Capitol Hill. The Florida Chapter Delegation is shown below.


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2015

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Important Health & Public Policy Updates

Archived Legislative Reports


Leadership Day: May 22-23, 2018

The 26th annual Leadership Day on Capitol Hill will be held on May 22 - 23, 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC.

This two-day advocacy event is a great opportunity for the College and our members to increase our presence and bring visibility to issues of concern to Congress. As usual, there will be training sessions and briefings by congressional staff and key government officials and staff on Tuesday, May 22. Attendees will also receive a comprehensive orientation on ACP’s top legislative priorities.  A special briefing for Residents/Fellows-in-training and medical students is also provided.  Visits to Capitol Hill will take place on Wednesday, May 23. 

This event is open to ACP members only.  ACP members interested in participating in Leadership Day 2018 should contact their chapter Governor to let him/her know of your interest and to be included in the chapter delegation congressional meetings.  

More information on Leadership Day or to access reference materials from Leadership Day 2017. If you have further questions, please contact Shuan Tomlinson via email or at 800-338-2746, ext. 4547.


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Where the College Stands on key health policy issues, news and recent policy changes.

Visit Legislative Action Center for more information about the new Advocates for Internal Medicine Network (AIMn) and the Richard Neubauer Advocate for Internal Medicine Award.

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