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Public Policy & Advocacy

Have a Voice in NE Legislation

As a chapter, we are watching several bills coming through the Nebraska legislature. Please click here for descriptions of each bill and corresponding information.
The Medical Cannabis bill (LB110) is one we would like to hear from you about. What is your opinion? Take a moment to email Jason Lambrecht or Nancy Stewart, chairs of the Chapter's Public Policy Committee.

We also encourage you to write letters of support on an issue that speaks to you. Click here to find your Senator and district.

Leadership Day on Capitol Hill

The 27th annual Leadership Day on Capitol Hill was held on May 14 - 15, 2019 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 were training sessions and briefings by congressional staff and key government officials.  Attendees also received a comprehensive orientation on ACP’s top legislative priorities.  A special briefing for Residents/Fellows-in-training and medical students was also provided.  Visits to Capitol Hill will take place on the second day. 

Save the Date - Leadership Day 2020
May 12 - 13, 2020

This event is open to ACP members only.  ACP members interested in participating in Leadership Day 2019 should contact their chapter Governor to let him/her know of your interest and to be included in the chapter delegation congressional meetings.  

For more information on Leadership Day or to access reference materials from Leadership Day 2019, go to: https://www.acpservices.org/leadership-day/what-leadership-day.  If you have further questions, please contact Shuan Tomlinson via email or at 800-338-2746, ext. 4547.


Advocacy Resources

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.

State Health Policy Pages

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