Public Policy
MEDICAL EDUCATION
01/01/2017
(RESOLUTION 16-11)   RESOLVED, that the ISMA support mandatory domestic violence curriculum in residency programs educating physicians to identify, screen and counsel patients who may be victims of such violence. (RESOLUTION 16-05) RESOLVED, that the ISMA collaborate with all stakeholders in identifying opportunities for improvement in the education of Indiana practitioners in prescribing opioids. (RESOLUTION 15-50) RESOLVED, that the ISMA explore developing a responsible prescribing program through continuing medical education focused on the responsible prescribing of controlled substances. (RESOLUTION 15-08) RESOLVED, that our ISMA request the AMA develop a national campaign to educate the public on the definition and importance of Graduate Medical Education, student debt and the state of the medical profession today and in the future; and be it further RESOLVED, that the ISMA continue to support and facilitate postgraduate medical education and CME in Indiana and help educate the Indiana public on the long-term economic and health benefits. (RESOLUTION 11-45) RESOLVED, that the ISMA encourage Indiana physicians to continue to provide medical instruction without compensation; and be it further RESOLVED, that the ISMA recognize Indiana physicians' generosity and professionalism. (RESOLUTION 11-19) RESOLVED, that the ISMA continue support for the regional medical campuses through continued personal participation, local legislative contact for adequate funding, and patient contact to improve community awareness of the need for adequate state funding to ensure high quality medical education and practitioners to care for Indiana citizens, now and into the future. (RESOLUTION 10-44) RESOLVED, that the ISMA endorse the IU School of Medicine Dean's Council scholarship fundraising efforts and assist the school by informing the ISMA membership of opportunities for individual support and participation as a means for easing part of the student debt load facing our medical students. (READOPTED 09-39, HOD; READOPTED 99, HOD; RESOLUTION 89-10) RESOLVED, that the ISMA, in cooperation with the IU School of Medicine and other organizations, develop and encourage the establishment of Medical Career Development Programs in high schools and universities throughout the state. (READOPTED 09-38, HOD; READOPTED 99, HOD; RESOLUTION 89-13) RESOLVED, that the ISMA support the concept and help seek additional funding for Graduate Medical Education from the Indiana General Assembly. (RESOLUTION 08-38) RESOLVED, that the ISMA work with the Indiana General Assembly to increase the amount of financial support directed to the IU School of Medicine with the new monies directed to reducing medical school tuition; and be it further, RESOLVED, that the ISMA request a report from the IU School of Medicine regarding the long-term steps being undertaken to address the problem of increasing medical student debt and examine the sources and utilization of current funding; and be it further, RESOLVED, that the ISMA request that the Indiana University Board of Trustees implement policies to increase the transparency of the tuition-setting process and consider a tuition freeze upon matriculation to Indiana University School of Medicine. (RESOLUTION 08-01) RESOLVED, that the ISMA include on its yearly dues form an appropriate space for ISMA members to make donations to be applied to the IU Dean's Scholarship Fund; and be it further RESOLVED, that the ISMA take a proactive stance and provide positive support for the IU School of Medicine Dean's Scholarship Fund. (3/5/00, BOT) The ISMA opposes the establishment in Indiana of any medical education facility that seeks to provide instruction leading to a medical doctor (MD) or doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree if the facility is not accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). (7/10/85, EC) Approved the Commission on Medical Education's recommendation to delegate provider responsibility to the ISMA Section on Directors of Medical Education/Association of Indiana Directors of Medical Education (AIDME).  (The ISMA is the accrediting body for all intrastate institutions and organizations.) (11/23/80, BOT)  The ISMA supports federal grants for IU Medical School and opposes any abrupt withdrawal of federal funds to medical schools. (6/12/77, BOT) The ISMA will encourage CME on a voluntary basis and voice objection to CME being made a requirement for membership in the ISMA as well as CME being made mandatory for relicensure and re-registration.
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