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2022 Resolution Tracking

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 May 11, 2022

2022 RESOLUTIONS

Number Title Author Council or Committee Assignment Board Action Annual Meeting Action Disposition
02.2021-01 Telehealth Across State Lines Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Education & Health Workforce Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 02.20201-01 (A-22) (June 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action Resolution 02.2021-01 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
02.2021-02 Ending Abortion Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Medical Service Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 02.2021-02 (A-22) (June 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 02.2021-02 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
02.2021-03 Marijuana Driving Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Medical Legal Board Adopted Resolution 02.2021-03 (A-22) as Amended (June 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 02.2021-03 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
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 Board Adopted Resolution 07.2021-04 (A-22) (October 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 07.2021-04 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
08.2021-05 Parental Notification for Abortion Maura Quinlan, MD Governmental Affairs Council Board Adopted Resolution 08.2021-05 (A-22) (October 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 08.2021-05 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
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 Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 08.2021-06 (A-22) in lieu of Resolution 08.2021-06 (A-22) (October 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 08.2021-06 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
08.2021-07 Health Care Reform by Means of State Legislative and Executive Activity and Action Robert F. Hamilton, MD Council on Economics Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 08.2021-07 (A-22) in lieu of Resolution 08.2021-07 (A-22) (February 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 08.2021-07 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2021-08 Medical Student, Resident and Fellow Suicide Reporting Aquilla Chase, Amanda Bjornstad, Megan Gjertsen, and Rasa Valiauga Council on Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 09.2021-08 (A-22) (October 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2021-08 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2021-09 Illinois Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan David A. Stumpf, MD Medical Legal Council Board Adopted Resolution 09.2021-09 (A-22) as Amended (February 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2021-09 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
11.2021-10 Administrative Medical License Philip Dray, MD Education and Health Workforce     Pending
12.2021-11 Minimal Age of Juvenile Justice Jurisdiction in the State of Illinois Amar Dave, MD Medical Legal Council     Pending
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 Board Adopted Resolution 12.2021-12 (A-22) as Amended (February 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2021-12 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2021-13 Mitigate End of the Year Issues Related to Preauthorization and Resetting of Deductibles Kamal Kishore, MD Council on Economics Board approved referral back to the council for further consideration on 02/05/22.   Pending
12.2021-14 Toxic Metal Levels and Baby Foods Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Council on Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 12.2021-14 (A-22) as Amended (February 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2021-14 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2021-15 Serial (Repeated) Sperm Donors Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Council on Medical Service     Pending
12.2021-16 Bathroom Availability and Number Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Council on Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 12.2021-16 (A-22) as Amended (February 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2021-16 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting)  Final
12.2021-17 Hearing Aids Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., MD Council on Medical Service Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2021-17 (A-22) (February 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2021-17 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2021-18 Remove Bureaucratic Restrictions on Practice of Medicine Thomas W. Stach, MD Council on Medical Service Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2021-18 (A-22) (February 2022) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2021-18 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2021-19 Inference of Non-Compete/Restrictive Covenant Clauses to Prevent Physicians from Earning Additional Income Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD Medical Legal Council Board approved referral of resolution back to the council for further consideration on 02/05/22.   Pending
12.2021-20 Support for a Public Single Payer Financed Health Reform Peter Orris, MD Council on Economics Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2021-20 (A-22) (February 2022). This issue will be considered under the policy review initiated via amended 08.2021-07 (A-22) Substitute Resolution Adopted; Resolution 12.2021-20 (A-22) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final


2021 RESOLUTIONS

Number Title Author Council or Committee Assignment Board Action Annual Meeting Action Disposition
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 Board Adopted Resolution 12.2020-19 (A-21) as Amended (June 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2020-19 (A-21) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
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 Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2020-23 (A-21) in lieu of Resolution 12.2020-23 (A-21) (October 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2020-23 (A-21) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
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 Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2020-28 (A-21) in lieu of Resolution 12.2020-28 (A-21) (April 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2020-28 (A-21) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
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 Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2020-29 (A-21) in lieu of Resolution 12.2020-29 (A-21) (April 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2020-29 (A-21) Adopted (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
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 Unfinished Business Report A for consideration at the 2022 Annual Meeting (February 2022) Annual Meeting Adopted Board action; Resolution 01.2021-33 (A-21) Adopted as Amended (2022 Annual Meeting) Final
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 Board approved of referral of resolution back to the council(s) for further discussion and clarification on 10/16/21. Resolution is still pending.   Pending

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