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Spring 2017 BOG Resolutions

Fourteen (14) resolutions will be heard at the Spring 2017 Board of Governors (BOG) Meeting in San Diego, CA. Please review each resolution and then indicate your support or opposition by completing the electronic response form by Wednesday, March 8.

Your comments will be forwarded to your Governor to be used as part of his/her testimony on behalf of the chapter.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Giampietro, BOG Administrator, at mgiampietro@acponline.org. Thank you for your input.

(NOTE: Proposed resolutions should be considered confidential information and are intended to be viewed by ACP members only. Under no circumstances should proposed resolutions be shared with the news media or social networking media, nor should they be shared with other individuals and organizations.  Proposed resolutions do not represent ACP policy.)

Resolution 1-S17. Updating ACP Policy to Advocate Banning the Sale of Tobacco Products at All Retail Pharmacies
(Sponsor: Florida Chapters)

Resolution 2-S17. Recognizing Hate Crimes as a Public Health Issue
(Sponsor: Council of Resident/Fellow Members)

Resolution 3-S17. Supporting the Older Americans Act
(Sponsor: District of Columbia Chapter)

Resolution 4-S17. Updating the ACP Gender Pay Gap Policy to Address Pay Disparities within Medicine among All Groups
(Sponsor: Florida Chapters)

Resolution 5-S17. Updating ACP Policy on Narrow Networks
(Sponsor: Florida Chapters)

Resolution 6-S17. Promoting Transparency in Conversion to Medicare Advantage Plans
(Sponsor: New York Chapters)

Resolution 7-S17. Advocating for a Uniform Filing Deadline for Medical Claims Submissions
(Sponsor: District of Columbia Chapter)

Resolution 8-S17. Advocating for the Integration of Artificial Intelligence Technology in Electronic Health Records
(Sponsor: New York Chapters)

Resolution 9-S17. Assisting ACP Members to Establish a Direct Primary Care Practice
(Sponsor: Florida Chapters)

Resolution 10-S17. Exploring a Comprehensive ACP Educational Program in Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse
(Sponsor: New York Chapters)

Resolution 11-S17. Accelerating High-Quality Research in Cost-Effectiveness, Comparative Effectiveness, and Safety of Non-Opioid Pain Treatments
(Sponsor: Illinois Chapters)

Resolution 12-S17. Clarifying ACP Policy/Opinion Regarding Generic Medications
(Sponsor: District of Columbia Chapter)

Resolution 13-S17. Assuring Chapter Input on National Award Nominations, Mastership Conferrals and Committee Appointments
(Sponsor: Florida Chapters)

Resolution 14-S17. Increasing Chapter Funding Based on Per Capita/Membership
(Sponsor: Florida Chapters)