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2024 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.

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Up-to-date as of July 3, 2025

2024 RESOLUTIONS

Number Title Author Council or Committee Recommendation Board Action Annual Meeting Action Disposition
01.2023-01 Supporting Carbon Offset Programs for Travel for ISMS and AMA Conferences Holly Rosencranz, M.D. Recommended Adopting Resolution 01.2023-01 (A-24) Board Adopted Resolution 01.2023-01 (A-24) (April 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 01.2023-01 (A-24) Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
03.2023-02 Opposition to Restrictive Covenants and Non-Compete Clauses Rockford Yapp, M.D. Recommended  Not Adopting Resolution 03.2023-02 (A-24)  Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 03.2023-02 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Did Not affirm Board Action; Resolution 03.2023-02 (A-24) Referred to the Board for Decision (2024 Annual Meeting) Pending
05.2023-03 Advocating for All Payer Coverage of Wigs for Patients with Primary Alopecia Morinola Shobajo, Itisha Jefferson, Haripriya Koritala, Giuseppe Maiocco and Connor Cole Recommended Not  Adopting Resolution 05.2023-03 (A-24) Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 05.2023-03 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 05.2023-03 (A-24) Not Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
05.2023-04 Increasing Access to Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Services at Children’s Advocacy Centers Kayla Tran, Megan Muller, Daniel Johnson and Spencer Asay Recommended  Adopting Resolution 05.2023-04 (A-24) Board Adopted Resolution 05.2023-04 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 05.2023-04 (A-24) Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
06.2023-05 Food Waste Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., M.D. Recommended  Not Adopting Resolution 06.2023-05 (A-24)  Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 06.2023-05 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 06.2023-05 (A-24) Not Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
07.2023-06 Ban on Dual Ownership, Investment, Marketing or Distribution of Recreational Cannabis by Medical Cannabis Companies Jerrold B. Leikin, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 07.2023-06 (A-24)  Board Adopted Resolution 07.2023-06 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 07.2023-06 (A-24) Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
07.2023-07 Opposition to Legalization of Psilocybin Jerrold B. Leikin, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 07.2023-07 (A-24), as Amended  Board Adopted Resolution 07.2023-07 (A-24), as Amended (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 07.2023-07 (A-24) Adopted as Amended (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
07.2023-08 Stop Physician Assisted Suicide Stephen Smart, M.D., Ben German, M.D. and Howard Chodash, M.D. Recommended  Not Adopting Resolution 07.2023-08 (A-24)  Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 07.2023-08 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Did Not Affirm Board Action; Resolution 07.2023-08 (A-24) Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
08.2023-09 Underground Carbon Dioxide Pipeline and Storage Raymond A. Dieter, Jr., M.D. Recommended  Not Adopting Resolution 08.2023-09 (A-24)  Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 08.2023-09 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 08.2023-09 (A-24) Not Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
08.2023-10 Support for Statewide Plan of Safe Care Approach Ruchi M. Fitzgerald, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 08.2023-10 (A-24) Board Adopted Resolution 08.2023-10 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 08.2023-10 (A-24) Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
08.2023-11 The Health Care Fairness for All Act Robert F. Hamilton, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Substitute Resolution 08.2023-11 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 08.2023-11 (A-24) with a Title Change  Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 08.2023-11 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 08.2023-11 (A-24) with a Title Change (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Substitute Resolution 08.2023-11 (A-24) with title change Adopted in lieu of Resolution 08.2023-11 (A-24) (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2023-12 Expanding AMA's Position on Healthcare Reform Options Ms. Shruthi Bhuma, Ms. Swathi Bhuma, Mr. Ryan Parnell, Mr. Dante Betti, Ms. Morgan Kinsinger and Ms. Lilian Morache Recommended  Adopting Substitute Resolution 09.2023-12 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 09.2023-12 (A-24) Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 09.2023-12 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 09.2023-12 (A-24)(February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Substitute Resolution 09.2023-12 (A-24) in lieu of Resolution 09.2023-12 (A-24) (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2023-13 Population Control and Climate Howard Axe, M.D. Recommended Not Adopting Resolution 09.2023-13 (A-24)  Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 09.2023-13 (A-24) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 09.2023-13 (A-24) Not Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2023-14 Supporting Abortion Access and Coverage in Illinois Ms. Kayla Tran, Ms. Cecily Negri, Ms. Taryn Weatherly, Mr. Zohaib Satti and Mr. Rikhil Makwana Recommended  Adopting Resolution 09.2023-14 (A-24), as Amended  Board Adopted Resolution 09.2023-14 (A-24), as Amended (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 09.2023-14 (A-24) Adopted as Amended (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
10.2023-15 ISMS Support for the Healthy Illinois Campaign Katherine Tynus, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Substitute Resolution 10.2023-15 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 10.2023-15 (A-24) Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 10.2023-15 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 10.2023-15 (A-24) (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Substitute Resolution 10.2023-15 (A-24) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 10.2023-15 (A-24) (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
11.2023-16 Prescription Drug Affordability Board Legislation Katherine Tynus, M.D. Sent to the Council for review.   Resolution remains under consideration by the Board of Trustees. Pending
12.2023-17 Limiting Transgender Hormonal and Surgical Treatment to Clinical Trials Stephen J. Smart, M.D. Sent to the Council for review.   Resolution remains under consideration by the Board of Trustees. Pending
12.2023-18 Optimizing Member Input at ISMS Meetings Stephen J. Smart, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Substitute Resolution 12.2023-18 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-18 (A-24) Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2023-18 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-18 (A-24) (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Substitute Resolution 12.2023-18 (A-24) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-18 (A-24) (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-19 Protect Pregnancy Centers Stephen J. Smart, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 12.2023-19 (A-24), as Amended  Board Adopted Resolution 12.2023-19 (A-24), as Amended (February 2024) Annual Meeting Did Not Affirm Board Action; Resolution 12.2023-19 (A-24) Adopted as Amended by the Board with further Amendments (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-20 Establish Civic Engagement and Voting as Curricular Requirements Holly Rosencranz, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Substitute Resolution 12.2023-20 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-20 (A-24) Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2023-20 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-20 (A-24) (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Substitute Resolution 12.2023-20 (A-24) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-20 (A-24) (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-21 Racism as a Public Health Threat in Illinois Tristan Mackey, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 12.2023-14 (A-24), as Amended  Board Adopted Resolution 12.2023-21 (A-24), as Amended (February 2024) Annual Meeting Did Not affirm Board Action;  Resolution 12.2023-21 (A-24) Adopted as Amended with title change by the Board with further Amendments (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-22 Protection of Physician Terms Adam Roussas, M.D.; Ajeet Singh, M.D.; Muhammad Awan, M.D.; Bhavana Nangunuri, M.D. and Chris Wagner, D.O. Recommended  Adopting Substitute Resolution 12.2023-22 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-22 (A-24) Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2023-22 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-22 (A-24) (February 2024) Annual Meeting Did Not Affirm Board Action; Substitute Resolution 12.2023-22 (A-24) by the Board with further amendments Adopted in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-22 (A-24)  (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-23 Resident and Fellow Right to Collective Bargaining Adam Roussas, M.D.; Ajeet Singh, M.D.; Muhammad Awan, M.D.; Bhavana Nangunuri, M.D. and Chris Wagner, D.O. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 12.2023-23 (A-24), as Amended  Board Adopted Resolution 12.2023-23 (A-24), as Amended (February 2024) Annual Meeting Did Not Affirm Board Action; Substitute Resolution 12.2023-23 (A-24) Adopted in lieu of Board Action. (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-24 Healthcare for All Illinois Citizens Adam Roussas, M.D.; Ajeet Singh, M.D.; Muhammad Awan, M.D.; Bhavana Nangunuri, M.D. and Chris Wagner, D.O. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 12.2023-24 (A-24), as Amended, with a Title Change  Board Adopted Resolution 12.2023-24 (A-24), as Amended, with a Title Change (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 12.2023-24 (A-24) Adopted as Amended with title change (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-25 20 Minute Primary Care Visits Melvin Speisman, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Substitute Resolution 12.2023-25 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-25 (A-24) Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2023-25 (A-24), in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-25 (A-24) (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Substitute Resolution 12.2023-25 (A-24) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 12.2023-25 (A-24) (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-26 Resident and Fellow Compensation Adam Roussas, M.D.; Ajeet Singh, M.D.; Muhammad Awan, M.D.; Bhavana Nangunuri, M.D. and Chris Wagner, D.O. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 12.2023-26 (A-24), as Amended  Board Adopted Resolution 12.2023-26 (A-24), as Amended (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 12.2023-26 (A-24) Adopted as Amended (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2023-27 Limits on Malpractice Judgements Melvin Speisman, M.D. Recommended  Adopting Resolution 12.2023-27 (A-24), as Amended Board Adopted Resolution 12.2023-27 (A-24), as Amended (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 12.2023-27 (A-24) Adopted as Amended (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
02.2024-28 Revision of ISMS Bylaws T. Anderson, M.D. Recommended Adopting Resolution 02.2024-28 (A-24) Board Adopted Resolution 02.2024-28 (A-24) (February 2024) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 02.2024-28 (A-24) Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
Late B (A-24) Elimination of Harmful Dose Restrictions on Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Aaron Newcomb, DO     Annual Meeting Adopted Late B (A-24) as Amended (2024 Annual Meeting) Final


2023 RESOLUTIONS

Number Title Author Council or Committee Recommendation Board Action Annual Meeting Action Disposition
11.2022-24 Opposing Child COVID Immunization Requirement for Illinois School Attendance George P. Beranek, MD Recommended Not Adopting Resolution 11.2022-24 (A-23)  Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 11.2022-24 (A-23) (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 11.2022-24 (A-23) Not Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
11.2022-25 First Do No Harm: Medical/Surgical Gender Transition Procedures in Minors Shirley Roy, MD Recommended Not Adopting Resolution 11.2022-25 (A-23)  Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 11.2022-25 (A-23) (April 2023) Annual Meeting Did Not Affirm Board Action; Resolution 11.2022-25 (A-23) Referred to the Board for Decision (2024 Annual Meeting) Pending
11.2022-26 Birth Control and Proposed Appropriate Counseling on Side Effects Rana Senlik Akram, Agnieszka Mynarska and Rasa Valiauga Recommended Not Adopting Resolution 11.2022-26 (A-23) Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 11.2022-26 (A-23) (April 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 11.2022-26 (A-23) Not Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2022-32 Supporting Access to At-Home Injectable Contraceptives Nellie Roberts Recommended Adopting Resolution 12.2022-32 (A-23) Board Adopted Resolution 12.2022-32 (A-23) (April 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 12.2022-32 (A-23) Not Adopted (2024 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2022-35 Medicare Advantage Policies to Offer Same Access to Procedures as Traditional Medicare John V. Prunskis, MD Recommended Adopting Resolution 12.2022-35 (A-23), as Amended  Board Adopted Resolution 12.2022-35 (A-23), as Amended (October 2023) Annual Meeting Affirmed Board Action; Resolution 12.2022-35 (A-23) Adopted as Amended  (2024 Annual Meeting) Final

 

2020 RESOLUTIONS

Number Title Author Board Action Annual Meeting Action Disposition
06.2019-03 Mission and Vision Statements Paul E. Pedersen, MD Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 06.2019-03 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 06.2019-03 (A-20) (October 2023) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action. Board had adopted substitute resolution. (2024 Annual Meeting)  Final

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