What the Medical Association Can Do for YOU…
The Government Relations and Public Affairs Department is your liaison between the Medical Association and the Legislative and Executive branches of state and federal government to express medicine’s point of view on proposed legislation and regulations. The department assumes direct responsibility for maintaining contact with the Alabama Congressional Delegation, and works in concert with the American Medical Association’s Washington office to monitor national political developments.
Governmental Affairs Conference
Each year, the Governmental Relations and Public Affairs Department coordinates the annual Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., providing Alabama physicians an outstanding opportunity to meet directly with their Congressional Delegation for frank discussion of issues impacting medicine.
Protecting and promoting medicine’s interests on Capitol Hill is a never-ending responsibility that requires participation from physicians across all specialties. This is particularly true considering the magnitude of the health issues confronting Congress.