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2015 Day at the Capitol

Advocate for your profession!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

We need your help to influence health care policy at the State Capitol.

Due to Capitol renovation, this year’s event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Paul Downtown, 411 Minnesota Street.

Schedule:

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Medical Student/Resident pre-event briefing at DoubleTree
11:30 a.m. - Noon Registration
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Welcome, lunch and keynote speaker, Sen. Melisa Franzen
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Issue briefs and tips for speaking with your legislator
2:30 - 3 p.m. Travel to Capitol via the Green Line light rail for individual meetings
3 - 4:30 p.m. Individual legislative meetings
4:30 - 4:45 p.m. Back to DoubleTree via the Green Line light rail
4:45 - 6:15 p.m. Reception and wrap-up at the Doubletree

 

Light-rail transportation to the Capitol
We will have light-rail tickets at registration so that you can easily get from the hotel to the Capitol.

    Join us to help influence the debate in St. Paul.

    Maps:

    Parking in downtown St. Paul
    Map of Capitol during renovation
    Capitol complex parking

    Cost:
    $25 for members (includes lunch and transportation to and from the Capitol)
    $49 for nonmembers
    Free for students and residents

    Sponsor a student:

    For an additional donation of $25, you can "sponsor" a medical student or resident. The money raised from this effort ensures that students and residents don't have to pay to attend Day at the Capitol this or in future years.

    Background Materials

     

    Issue Briefs

     
      How to Talk to Your Legislator (short video)
      Advocacy 101
      Legislative Quick Facts

     

    Sponsors

       

     

    Partners

    American college of Emergency Physicians
    Clay Becker Medical Society
    Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians
    Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
    Minnesota Chapter – American College of Physicians
    Minnesota Dermatological Society
    Minnesota Medical Directors Association
    Minnesota Neurosurgical Society
    Minnesota Section, American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    MN Psychiatric Society
    Stearns Benton Medical Society
    Twin Cities Medical Society

     

    Get connected through our grassroot activities:

    Action Alerts
    Advocacy All-Stars
    Capitol Rounds
    District Dialogues

    For either Capitol Rounds or District Dialogues, contact Evelyn Clark, Manager of Grassroots and Political Engagement at 612-362-3739.

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