• 2020 Resolution Tracking

  • We are pleased to provide this resolution tracking resource. Below you will find links to proposed resolutions, the councils/committees to which they have been assigned, and current status for each. All items approved by the ISMS Board will be then be reviewed at the ISMS Annual Meeting. For more information about submitting a resolution or the status of items listed below, contact am@isms.org.

    View the 2019 Resolution Tracking page

    (updated as of November 1, 2019)

  • Number Title Author Council or Committee Assignment Meeting Date Status Survey Results Council or Committee Recommendation Board Action
    04.2019-01  Vulnerability of Physicians by Online Rating Services Amar Davé, MD  Council on Economics June 5  Complete  Survey Results Sent to 06/22/19 Board for approval of substitute resolution.  Board approved adoption of substitute resolution on 06/22/19.
    05.2019-02 Advancing Gender Equity in Medicine Shikha Jain, MD, Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD, Karen Nichols, DO, and Katherine Tynus, MD Medical Legal Council  October 7  Complete   Survey Results Sent to 10/26/19 Board for approval of amended resolution.  Board approved adoption of amended resolution on 10/26/19.
    06.2019-03 Mission and Vision Statements Paul E. Pedersen, MD Special Committee December 11  Assigned to Council or Committee Survey Results
    08.2019-04 State Legislation Proposal for Health Insurance Reform Laura Tommaso, MD Council on Economics October 1 Complete 
    Survey Results Sent to 10/26/19 Board for approval of substitute resolution.   Board approved adoption of substitute resolution on 10/26/19.
    09.2019-05 Increase Transparency by Pharmacy Benefit Managers Jacquelynne Corey, MD and A. Jay Chauhan, DO Council on Economics  January 8, 2020  Assigned to Council or Committee  Survey Results
    09.2019-06  Removal of the Requirement of Controlled Substance Licensure for Practitioners Who Do Not Include Them in the Scope of Their Practice A. Jay Chauhan, DO Council on Education & Health Workforce October 9  Complete  
    Survey Results Sent to 10/26/19 Board for non-adoption.   Board approved non-adoption of resolution on 10/26/19. 
    09.2019-07 Sexual Reassignment Surgery on Young Children Shirley Roy, MD and A. Jay Chauhan, DO, Council on Medical Service October 8  Complete    Survey Results Sent to 10/26/19 Board for approval of amended resolution.  Board approved adoption of amended resolution with title change from "Sexual Reassignment Surgery on Young Children" to "Gender Confirmation Surgery on Young Children" on 10/26/19.
    09.2019-08 Creating a More Accurate Accounting of Medical Education Financial Costs A. Jay Chauhan, DO Council on Education & Health Workforce October 9 Complete    Survey Results Sent to 10/26/19 Board for approval of substitute resolution.  Board approved adoption of substitute resolution on 10/26/19.
    09.2019-09 Public Education About Health Care Reform Robert F. Hamilton, MD Communications & Membership Advocacy October 7  Complete    Survey Results Resolution was discussed at council meeting. Council will review again once additional information is received. Council plans on making a recommendation to the Board at the 01/25/20 meeting. 
    09.2019-10 Medically Important Antibiotic Use in Food Animals Catherine Counard, MD Medical Service October 8  Complete   Survey Results Sent to 10/26/19 Board for approval of resolution.  Board approved adoption of resolution on 10/26/19. 
    09.2019-11 Enable Physicians to Treat Cannabis Dependence B. H. Gerald Rogers, MD Medical Service October 8  Complete    Survey Results Sent to 10/26/19 Board for approval of amended resolution with title change.  Board approved adoption of amended resolution with title change on 10/26/19. 
    09.2019-12 Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Benjamin German, MD Medical Legal Council  October 7  Complete   Survey Results  Sent to 10/26/19 Board for approval of adoption of resolution.  Board approved adoption of resolution. 
    09.2019-13 Non-Discrimination of In-Office Physician Dispensaries Amy Derick, MD Economics
    October 1 Complete    Survey Results Sent to 10/26/19 Board for approval of resolution.   Board approved adoption of resolution with strike out of the word "skin" in the first resolved on 10/26/19. 
    10.2019-15 Availability of In-City and Intercity Public Transportation in Rural Illinois as Well in Rural America Amar Davé, MD Medical Service TBD Assigned to Council