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MEDICAL SOCIETY COMMITTEES

 

CONSORTIUM COMMITTEE (1-Year Term) (Appointed)
Committee shall assist and cooperate in the planning of Continuing Medical Education activities for health care providers
in Humboldt and Del Norte counties. Accreditation of C.M.E. programs must follow the guidelines of the California Medical
Association’s Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ).

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE ( 1-YEAR TERM) (Appointed)
The committee will bring physicians together to closer tie the county-wide disaster plan with the medical community and further prepare for medical/health aspects of disaster. This committee meets as needed at the direction of our Public Health Officer(s).

EDITORIAL AND PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE (1-YEAR TERM) (Appointed)
This committee shall edit and publish the official publications of the Medical Society - The North Coast Physician, Physician Membership/ Resource Directory, the Internet Web Page and other communication tools at the direction of the Executive Committee. Members are appointed by the Executive Committee.

HISTORICAL COMMITTEE (Appointed)
The historian shall compile and document all matters of record which will comprise the history of the Society and its members. Such history shall be filed in the office of the Society. The Chairperson shall be appointed by the Executive Committee.

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE (Appointed)
To monitor federal and state legislation on a continuing basis; periodically meet with local legislators for the purpose of
discussing pending legislation and organized medicine’s position on legislation.

MEDICAL QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE (3-Year Term) (Elected)
Committee’s duty to render evaluation or advise as deemed appropriate, regarding standard of care for the area, whenever any claim is made or threatened to be made or suit filed against a member of the Society. Reviews for Norcal Mutual Insurance Co. Committee also makes recommendations regarding Risk Management Programs and member support.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE (1- Year Term) (Appointed)
Responsibilities include Member Recruitment and Retention activities.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE (Elected)

PHYSICIAN WELL BEING COMMITTEE (3-Year Term) (Elected)
The Physician Well-Being Committee shall address issues relating to the health, well-being or impairment of physicians, in order to maintain and improve the quality of care and assist in the maintenance of appropriate standards of personal performance. The committee will follow the guidelines established with its policies and procedures.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE (Ad Hoc)
to assist in providing a forum for our Public Health Officers in dealing with local public health issues.

PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Committee shall represent the Society in all matters connecting members of the Society with the Public, Press, Radio, Television, etc. Executive Committee can fulfill these responsibilities at their discretion.

PUBLIC SERVICE AND MEDICAL ETHICS COMMITTEE (3-Year Term) (Elected)
Committee shall investigate and upon request, mediate matters of dispute, controversy, contention or grievance arising between members or between members and others, involving relations with the public and Principles of Medical Ethics.