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Current Pending Resolutions

We are pleased to provide this resolution tracking resource. Below you will find links and information regarding resolutions still under consideration by the ISMS Board of Trustees and/or pending review at the ISMS Annual Meeting. For more information about submitting a resolution or the status of items listed below, contact am@isms.org.

Up-to-date as of December 15, 2021

2022 RESOLUTIONS

Number Title Author Council or Committee Assignment Meeting Date Survey Results Council or Committee Recommendation Board Action Annual Meeting Action
02.2021-01 Telehealth Across State Lines Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Education & Health Workforce 10/6/2021 Survey Results Sent to the 06/26/21 Board for approval of not adopting the resolution. Board did not adopt the resolution on 06/26/21.  
02.2021-02 Ending Abortion  Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Medical Service
 
9/21/2021 Survey Results Sent to the 06/26/21 Board for approval of not adopting the resolution.  Board did not adopt the resolution on 06/26/21.  
02.2021-03 Marijuana Driving  Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Medical Legal
 
6/2/2021 Survey Results Sent to the 06/26/21 Board for approval of amended resolution. Board adopted an amended resolution on 06/26/21.  
07.2021-04 Limiting the Potency of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to 10% in Recreational Cannabis Products  Jerrold B. Leikin, MD and Raymond Bertino, MD Medical Legal 9/28/2021 Survey Results Sent to the 10/16/21 Board for approval of amended resolution. Board adopted an amended resolution on 10/16/21.  
08.2021-05 Parental Notification for Abortion Maura Quinlan, MD Governmental Affairs Council 10/4/2021 Survey Results Sent to the 10/16/21 Board for approval of adoption of the resolution. Board adopted the resolution on 10/16/21.  
08.2021-06 To Require Insurance Companies Make the “Coverage Year” and the “Deductible Year” Simultaneous for Their Policies   Harry Goldin, MD Council on Economics 9/27/2021 Survey Results Sent to the 10/16/21 Board for approval of substitute resolution.  Board adopted a substitute resolution on 10/16/21.  
08.2021-07 Health Care Reform by Means of State Legislative and Executive Activity and Action Robert F. Hamilton, MD Council on Economics 9/27/2021 Survey Results Sent to the council for review. It is still under review.     
09.2021-08 Medical Student, Resident and Fellow Suicide Reporting Aquilla Chase, Amanda Bjornstad, Megan Gjertsen, and Rasa Valiauga Council on Medical Service 9/21/2021 Survey Results Sent to the 10/16/21 Board for approval of adoption of the resolution. Board adopted resolution on 10/16/21.  
09.2021-09 Illinois Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan David A. Stumpf, MD Medical Legal Council 9/28/2021 Survey Results Sent to the 10/16/21 Board for approval of amended resolution. Board referred  resolution back to the council for further study and research on 10/16/21.  
11.2021-10 Administrative Medical License Philip Dray, MD Education and Health Workforce 1/12/2022 Survey Results      
12.2021-11 Minimal Age of Juvenile Justice Jurisdiction in the State of Illinois Amar Dave, MD Medical Legal Council   Survey Results      
12.2021-12 ISMS has No Policy Regarding Fees Charged to Physician of the Deceased Patient for Providing Autopsy Reports Amar Dave, MD Council on Medical Service   Survey Results      
12.2021-13 Mitigate End of the Year Issues Related to Preauthorization and Resetting of Deductibles Kamal Kishore, MD Council on Economics   Survey Results      
12.2021-14 Toxic Metal Levels and Baby Foods Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Council on Medical Service   Survey Results      
12.2021-15 Serial (Repeated) Sperm Donors Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Council on Medical Service   Survey Results      
12.2021-16 Bathroom Availability and Number Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Council on Medical Service   Survey Results      
12.2021-17 Hearing Aids Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Council on Medical Service   Survey Results      
12.2021-18 Remove Bureaucratic Restrictions on Practice of Medicine Thomas W. Stach, MD Council on Medical Service   Survey Results      
12.2021-19 Inference of Non-Compete/Restrictive Covenant Clauses to Prevent Physicians from Earning Additional Income Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD Medical Legal Council   Survey Results      
12.2021-20 Support for a Public Single Payer Financed Health Reform Peter Orris, MD Council on Economics   Survey Results      
 

2021 RESOLUTIONS

These resolutions remain under Council or Board review and will come before Annual Meeting review when a Board action is finalized.

Number Title Author Council or Committee Assignment Meeting Date Survey Results Council or Committee Recommendation Board Action Annual Meeting Action
12.2020-19  Providing Transparent and Accurate Data Regarding Students and Faculty at Medical Schools Madeline Jentink, Rasa Valiauga, Susmitha Kowligy, Akshay Patke and Melissa Dominguez Medical Legal   Survey Results Sent to 01/30/21 Board for approval of amended resolution.

Board approved referral of resolution back to the Council for further consideration on 01/30/21.

Board approved adoption of substitute resolution on 06/26/21.

(Pending affirmation at 2022 Annual Meeting)
12.2020-23 Using a Vulnerability Index to Increase Resources in Illinois Counties During a Pandemic Jared Hendren, Arya V. Dadhania, Vanitha Raguveer, Divya Meher Surabhi, MPH and Adrienne DaGueMedical Service Medical Service   Survey Results Sent to 01/30/21 Board for approval of adoption.

Board approved referral of resolution back to the Council for further consideration on 01/30/21. 

Board approved adoption of substitute resolution on 10/16/21.

(Pending affirmation at 2022 Annual Meeting)
12.2020-28 Advocating for the Utilization of Health Care Professionals to Serve as First Responders for 911 Mental Health Emergency Calls Tariq Issa, Anastasia Rubakovic and Divya Meher Surabhi Medical Service   Survey Results Sent to 4/23/21 Board for approval of substitute resolution. Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2020-28 (A-21) in lieu of Resolution 12.2020-28 (A-21) (April 2021). (Pending affirmation at 2022 Annual Meeting) 
12.2020-29 Advocating for All Payer Coverage of Cosmetic Treatment for Survivors of Domestic Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence Tariq Issa and Divya Meher Surabhi Economics   Survey Results Sent to 4/23/21 Board for approval of substitute resolution. Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2020-29 (A-21) in lieu of Resolution 12.2020-29 (A-21) (April 2021). (Pending affirmation at 2022 Annual Meeting) 
01.2021-33 ISMS Pilot Program - Recommended Revisions to Constitution and Bylaws Illinois State Medical Society Board of Trustees  ISMS Board of Trustees       Board approved draft resolution regarding the proposed changes to the ISMS Constitution and Bylaws for placement on the 2021 Annual Meeting consent calendar (October 2020) Annual Meeting deferred final disposition of Resolution 01.2021-33 (A-21) until 2022 Annual Meeting, with special comment period open until October 1, 2021 (2021 Annual Meeting). 
02.2021-34 State Legislation Proposal for Scope of Practice Limitation for Nurse Practitioners in Initial Specialist Assessment Laura Tommaso, MD Education & Health Workforce and Medical Legal   Survey Results EHW reviewed the resolution and forwarded its recommendation to GAC. GAC reviewed the solution. Sent to the 10/16/21 Board for approval of not adopting the resolution. Board approved of referral of resolution back to the council(s) for further discussion and clarification on 10/16/21. Resolution is still pending.  Referred to the Board for Decision on 04/24/21 at 2021 Annual Meeting.
 

2020 RESOLUTIONS

These resolutions remain under Council or Board review and will come before Annual Meeting review when a Board action is finalized.

Number Title Author Council or Committee Assignment Meeting Date Survey Results Council or Committee Recommendation Board Action Annual Meeting Action
06.2019-03  Mission and Vision Statements Paul E. Pedersen, MD  Special Committee  Special Committee  Survey Results  Sent to 01/25/20 Board for approval of deferring consideration of resolution and that it be addressed and incorporated into the Special Committee's final recommendations at the conclusion of the three-year pilot.  Board deferred consideration of Resolution 06.2019-03 (A-20), which will be addressed after conclusion of the pilot program (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; consideration of Resolution 06.2019-03 (A-20) deferred until after conclusion of pilot program (2021 Annual Meeting) 

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