Commissions and Committees

Get Involved with NSMA: Lend your voice to physician advocacy.

As a Nevada State Medical Association Member, here are some key ways you can get more involved. Review the list of commissions below to find one (or more) that suits your interest.

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Public Health Commission

Chaired by Dr. Reka Danko & Dr. Joseph Iser

The Public Health Commission (PHC) leads the public health agenda for the Nevada State Medical Association to achieve the greatest positive impact on the health and well-being of the public and to reflect the resources, mission and strategic direction of the Association. This commission also hosts a sub-committee on Obesity. Meets at 6:00pm on the 1st Monday of every month; upcoming meetings listed below.

  • November 6, 2017
  • February 5, 2018
  • March 5, 2018
  • April 2, 2018
  • May 7, 2018
  • June 4, 2018
  • August 6, 2018

Medical Practice Commission

Chaired by Dr. Jerry Reeves

The Medical Practice Commission (MPC) reviews, evaluates, and oversees NSMA positions on practice related developments and regulatory issues. This includes compliance, malpractice, Worker’s compensation, Medicare, and Medicaid. This Commission also hosts two sub-committees, Antibiotic Stewardship Committee and Regulatory Reduction Committee. Meets at 6:00pm on the 2nd Monday of every month; upcoming meetings listed below.

  • October 11, 2017
  • November 13, 2017
  • January 8, 2018
  • February 12, 2018
  • March 12, 2018
  • April 9, 2018
  • May 14, 2018
  • June 11, 2018
  • July 10, 2018
  • August 14, 2018

Government Affairs Commission

Chaired by Dr. Keith Brill & Dr. Andrew Pasternak

The Government Affairs Commission (GAC) assesses proposed and prospective policy at the state and federal levels. GAC engages with the Executive Director, Council, and various commissions to promote health reforms within governing bodies.  This commission also hosts a sub-committee on Opioids. Meets at 6:00pm on the 3rd Thursday of every month; upcoming meetings listed below.

  • September 21, 2017
  • October 19, 2018
  • November 16, 2018
  • December 21, 2017
  • January 18, 2018
  • February 15, 2018
  • March 22, 2018
  • April 19, 2018
  • May 17, 2018
  • June 21, 2018
  • July 19, 2018
  • August 16, 2018

Long Term Planning & Membership Commission

Chaired by Dr. Tomas Hinojosa & Dr. Andrew Eisen

The Long Term Planning Commission and Membership (LTP) creates long and short-term goals on attracting and retaining membership. The LTP interfaces with stakeholders and the community to best identify avenues to support the NSMA membership. Meetings take place on an ‘as needed basis.’

 

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