2023 Physicians' Day at the Capitol
 

DAC2023.pngPhysicians' Day at the Capitol is set for Wednesday, February 8, 2023!

Physicians and physicians-in-training from across the state will gather again, in-person, at the state Capitol on February 8 to advocate on behalf of medicine.

The annual get-together, which has been held virtually the last two years, will include a review of top legislative priorities and tips on how to interact effectively with elected officials.

Agenda:

12:30 pm - Registration
1 pm - Welcome
2:15 to 4 pm - Meetings with legislators 

Registration here.

  • Specialty Societies will be meeting in the morning preceding this event start time. Please indicate within the registration if you plan to attend one of those meetings.
Specialty Society Location Time
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians 316 Capitol 11:00 am
Minnesota Chapter, American College of Cardiology Justice's Dining Rm. 12:00 pm
Minnesota Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians      317B Capitol 10:00 am
Minnesota Chapter, American College of Physicians Governor’s Dining Rm. 11:30 am
MMA Medical School Section 317B Capitol 11:30 am


Thanks to our 2023 event partners:

  • Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians
  • Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Minnesota Chapter, American College of Cardiology
  • Minnesota Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Minnesota Chapter, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Minnesota Chapter, American College of Physicians
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society
  • Minnesota Psychiatric Society
  • Zumbro Valley Medical Society

Resources:

MMA's 2023 legislative priorities (PDF)

Issue Briefs: 

Increase access to care through expanded telehealth coverage

Improving patient safety through open and honest communications (CANDOR)

Ensure patient treatment preferences are followed and respected (POLST)

Recuperative care for those experiencing homelessness

Stop insurers from forcing patients to switch medications mid-year


Additional Materials:
 

Get connected through our grass roots activities:

For either Capitol Rounds or District Dialogues, contact Dave Renner, director of state and federal legislative affairs (612-362-3750)

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