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2020 Resolution Tracking

We are pleased to provide this resolution tracking resource. Below you will find links and information regarding resolutions reviewed at the 2020 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 14, 2021

2020 RESOLUTIONS

Number Title Author Council or Committee Assignment Board Action Annual Meeting Action Disposition
04.2019-01 Vulnerability of Physicians by Online Rating Services Amar Davé, MD Council on Economics Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 04.2019-01 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 04.2019-01 (A-20) (June 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Substitute Resolution 04.2019-01 (A-20) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 04.2019-01 (A-20) (2020 Annual Meeting)  Final
05.2019-02 Advancing Gender Equity in Medicine Shikha Jain, MD, Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD, Karen Nichols, DO, and Katherine Tynus, MD Medical Legal Council Board Adopted Resolution 05.2019-02 (A-20) as Amended (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 05.2019-02 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting)  Final
06.2019-03 Mission and Vision Statements Paul E. Pedersen, MD Special Committee 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)  Pending
08.2019-04 State Legislation Proposal for Health Insurance Reform Laura Tommaso, MD Council on Economics Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 08.2019-04 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 08.2019-04 (A-20) (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Substitute Resolution 08.2019-04 (A-20) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 08.2019-04 (A-20) (2020 Annual Meeting)  Final
09.2019-05 Increase Transparency by Pharmacy Benefit Mangers Jacquelynne Corey, MD and A. Jay Chauhan, DO Council on Economics Board Adopted Resolution 09.2019-05 (A-20) as Amended (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2019-05 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting)  Final
09.2019-06 Removal of Requirement of Substance Control Licensure for Practitioners Who Do Not Include Them in the Scope of Their Practice A. Jay Chauhan, DO Council on Education & Health Workforce Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 09.2019-06 (A-20) (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2019-06 (A-20) Not Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting)  Final
09.2019-07 Gender Affirmation Surgery Shirley Roy, MD and A. Jay Chauhan, DO Council on Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 09.2019-07 (A-20) as Amended, with Title Change (October 2019) Annual Meeting Adopted Resolution 09.2019-07 (A-20) as Further Amended, with Additional Title Change (2021 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2019-08 Creating a More Accurate Accounting of Medical Education Financial Costs A. Jay Chauhan, DO Council on Education & Health Workforce Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 09.2019-08 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 09.2019-08 (A-20) (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Substitute Resolution 09.2019-08 (A-20) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 09.2019-08 (A-20) (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2019-09 Public Education About Health Care Reform Robert F. Hamilton, MD Communications & Membership Advocacy Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 09.2019-09 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 09.2019-09 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Substitute Resolution 09.2019-09 (A-20) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 09.2019-09 (A-20) (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2019-10 Medically Important Antibiotic Use in Food Animals Catherine Counard, MD Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 09.2019-10 (A-20) (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2019-10 (A-20) Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2019-11 Federal Initiative to Treat Cannabis Dependence B. H. Gerald Rogers, MD Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 09.2019-11 (A-20) as Amended (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2019-11 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (technical amendment approved) (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2019-12 Reaffirmation of the Most Recent Position Regarding Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Benjamin German, MD Medical Legal Council  Board Adopted Resolution 09.2019-12 (A-20) (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2019-12 (A-20) Adopted (2021 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2019-13 Non-Discrimination of In-Office Physician Dispensaries Amy Derick, MD Economics Board Adopted Resolution 09.2019-13 (A-20) as Amended (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2019-13 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (technical amendment approved) (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
09.2019-14 Banning E-Cigarette Flavorings Howard Axe, MD  Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 09.2019-14 (A-20) as Amended (October 2019) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 09.2019-14 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
10.2019-15 Availability of In-City and Intercity Public Transportation in Rural Illinois as Well in Rural America Amar Davé, MD Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 10.2019-15 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 10.2019-15 (A-20) Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
11.2019-16 CBD Oil Use and the Marketing of CBD Oil Philip Dray, MD Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 11.2019-16 (A-20) as Amended (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 11.2019-16 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-17 Protection of Medicare Enrollees from Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions Harry Goldin, MD Economics Board Adopted Resolution 12.2019-17 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-17 (A-20) Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-18 Reimbursement for Healthcare Services in Small Communities Kamal Kishore, MD Education & Health Workforce Board Adopted Resolution 12.2019-18 (A-20) as Amended (July 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-18 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2021 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-19 Reciprocity for IMGs Kamal Kishore, MD Education & Health Workforce Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2019-19 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-19 (A-20) Not Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-20 Parental Leave & Family Planning Resources for Medical Students Neha Siddiqui Education & Health Workforce Board Adopted Resolution 12.2019-20 (A-20) as Amended (July 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-20 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2021 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-21 Patients' Right to Know Full Credentials of Health Professionals Involved in Their Care Alexandra Roginsky, MD  Education & Health Workforce Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2019-21 (A-20) (July 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-21 (A-20) Not Adopted (2021 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-22 Health System Reform Language Neutralization Titus Hou Economics Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2019-22 (A-20) (January 2021) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-22 (A-20) Not Adopted (2021 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-23 Health Care Reform Survey Nicole Blumenstein and Alankrita Siddula  Economics Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2019-23 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-23 (A-20) Not Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-24 Physician Medical Conditions & Questions on Applications for Medical Licensure, Specialty Boards & Institutional Privilege Barbara G. Jericho, MD, FASA and A. Jay Chauhan, DO, FAOCO Education & Health Workforce Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 12.2019-24 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 12.2019-24 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Substitute Resolution 12.2019-24 (A-20) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 12.2019-24 (A-20) (technical amendment not approved) (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-25 Permitting the Dispensing of Stock Medications for Post-Discharge Patient Use and the Safe Use of Multidose Medications for Multiple Patients David J. Palmer, MD  Communications & Membership Advocacy Board Adopted Resolution 12.2019-25 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-25 (A-20) Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-26 ISMS Opposition to Abortions Past Gestational Age of Fetal Viability Elizabeth Stewart, MD and Eldon Trame, MD Medical Service Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2019-26 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-26 (A-20) Not Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
12.2019-27 Antibiotics B. H. Gerald Rogers, MD Medical Legal Council Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 12.2019-27 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 12.2019-27 (A-20) Not Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-28 Mental Health First Aid Training Aquilla Chase, Akshay Patke and Susmitha Kowligy and Benjamin Parker Communications & Membership Advocacy Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 01.2020-28 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 01.2020-28 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Substitute Resolution 01.2020-28 (A-20) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 01.2020-28 (A-20) (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-29 Changes to 755 ILCS 40/10, 755 ILCS 40/20 and 755 ILCS 40/65 – IL Health Care Surrogate Act Julie Goldstein, MD Medical Legal Council  Board Adopted Resolution 01.2020-29 (A-20) as Amended (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-29 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-30 Degradation of Medical Records Shirley Roy, MD and A. Jay Chauhan, DO Communications & Membership Advocacy Board Adopted Resolution 01.2020-30 (A-20) as Amended (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-30 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-31 Country of Medication Manufacture Disclosure A. Jay Chauhan, DO Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 01.2020-31 (A-20) as Amended (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-31 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting) Final 
01.2020-32 Regulation & Control of Self-Service Labs in Illinois Nestor A. Ramirez, MD, MPH Governmental Affairs Board Adopted Resolution 01.2020-32 (A-20) as Amended (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-32 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-33 Increasing Patient Access to Online Immunization Records Neha Siddiqui, Ryan Chiu and Farhad Ghamsari Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 01.2020-33 (A-20) as Amended (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-33 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-34 Increasing All-Payer Coverage of Vaccines Neha Siddiqui, Ryan Chiu, Tariq Issa and Prachi Keni Economics Board Adopted Resolution 01.2020-34 (A-20) as Amended (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-34 (A-20) Adopted as Amended (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-35 Increases in Government Funding of Programs that Teach Social Education & Housing Maintenance Skills for Those with Mental Health Problems as a Means to Assist Eradicating Homelessness and Improve Outcomes Alexandria Wellman, Matthew Riley and Leighton Kraft Governmental Affairs Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 01.2020-35 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-35 (A-20) Not Adopted (2021 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-36 Medicaid & Medicare Alone Without Supplemental Coverage of Outpatient Chemotherapy Ambulatory Pump for Patients with Colorectal and Esophageal Cancer Matthew Riley, Alexandria Wellman and Leighton Kraft Governmental Affairs Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 01.2020-36 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-36 (A-20) Not Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-37 Interdisciplinary Care for Substance Use Disorder J. F. Kelly Carroll, MD Education & Health Workforce Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 01.2020-37 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-37 (A-20) Not Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-38 Student Loan Forgiveness Ronald Johnson, MD Education & Health Workforce Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 01.2020-38 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 01.2020-38 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Substitute Resolution 01.2020-38 (A-20) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 01.2020-38 (A-20) (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-39 Supplemental Resources for Inflight Medical Kit Holly Rosencranz, MD Medical Service Board Adopted Resolution 01.2020-39 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-39 (A-20) Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-40 Protecting Patients Through Transparent Credentials Amy Derick, MD Education & Health Workforce Board Adopted Substitute Resolution 01.2020.40 (A-20) in lieu of Resolution 01.2020.40 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Substitute Resolution 01.2020.40 (A-20) Adopted in lieu of Resolution 01.2020.40 (A-20) (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-41 Free Skin Cancer Clinic; Good Samaritan Law Amy Derick, MD Medical Legal Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 01.2020-41 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-41 (A-20) Not Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-42 Advance Practice Registered Nurse Practice; Physician Assistant Practice Amy Derick, MD Governmental Affairs Board Adopted Resolution 01.2020-42 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-42 (A-20) Adopted (2020 Annual Meeting) Final
01.2020-43 Neutral Stance on Medical Aid in Dying Christine Y. Todd, MD Medical Legal Board Did Not Adopt Resolution 01.2020-43 (A-20) (January 2020) Annual Meeting affirmed Board action; Resolution 01.2020-43 (A-20) Not Adopted (2021 Annual Meeting) Final

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