2017 House of Delegates

The House of Delegates (HOD) is the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) primary legislative and policy-making body.

The HOD consists of delegates who represent county medical societies, specialty societies that meet minimum membership requirements, and a number of sections – including International Medical Graduates, Medical Students, Organized Medical Staff, Resident Physicians, and Young Physicians.

MAG’s 2018 HOD meeting will take place at the Westin on Jekyll Island on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21. MAG’s Board of Directors will meet at the Westin on Friday, October 19.

House Actions

Final 2017 House of Delegates Actions


2017 HOD Handbook (10.18.17)

2017 Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus

Guide to Writing a Resolution

2017 Campaign Guidelines

2017 Policy Compendium 

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Reference Committee Reports

Reference Committee Report A

Reference Committee Report C

Reference Committee Report F

Reference Committee Report S


Reference Committee A
Resolution 101A - Drug Discount Cards - Kenneth M. Braunstein, M.D., MAA Delegate (revised 10.18.17)
Resolution 102A - Elimination of All Cost-Sharing for Screening Colonoscopies - ACP and MAA
Resolution 103A - Endorsement of ATAP - John A. Goldman, M.D., MAA Delegate (revised 10.4.17)
Resolution 104A - Georgia Medicaid Program – GAAP
Resolution 105A - Payment for Dementia Treatment in Psychiatric Facilities - MAA
Resolution 106A - Promotion of Truth In RX - MAA (revised 10.4.17)
Resolution 107A - Unconscionable Generic Drug Pricing - Bibb CMS
Resolution 108A - Preserving Quality Medical Education – MAA
Resolution 109A - Skin Cancer Prevention and Education - MAA and RCMS
Resolution 110A - Applied Behavior Analysis for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder - GAAP, Ogeechee River MS, and Peachbelt CMS
Resolution 111A - Patient's Right to Know - Cobb CMS (new 10.18.17)

Reference Committee C
Resolution 301C - Amendment to Current Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Law - Cherokee-Pickens MS
Resolution 302C - Certificate of Need (CON) - Cobb CMS
Resolution 303C - Communication and Resolution Program - Whitfield-Murray MS, Walker-Catoosa-Dade MS, Florence LeCraw, M.D., MAA Delegate (revised 10.4.17)
Resolution 304C - Interstate Medical Licensure Compact – MAA
Resolution 305C - Recognition of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS) - Cherokee-Pickens MS
Resolution 306C - Statewide Drone System - MAA
Resolution 307C - Licensing of Surgical Assistants - Cobb CMS
Resolution 308C - Organization of MAG Council on Legislation - Cobb CMS
Resolution 309C - Second Dose Meningitis Vaccine - John S. Antalis, M.D., Whitfield-Murray MS Delegate

Reference Committee F
Officer Report 03 - Treasurer with MAG’s Investment Policy (2016)
Officer Report 06 - Chairman, AMA Delegation with MAG AMA Delegation Service Record
Resolution 401F - LEADS Medical Student Program - Medical Student Section

Reference Committee S
Resolution 601S - Creation of Detoxification Units in Medical Centers - Richmond CMS
Resolution 602S - Opposing the Expansion of Legalization of Medical Cannabis - Richmond CMS
Resolution 603S - Placement of Drug Drop Boxes in Retail Pharmacies -Richmond CMS
Resolution 604S - Promotion of Drug Awareness Curriculum - Richmond CMS
Resolution 605S - Rescheduling of FDA-Approved Cannabidiol Products - North Georgia Mountains MS
Resolution 606S - Banning Indoor Smoking in the City  of Atlanta -  MAG Resident Fellow Section & Kunj Patel M.D., MAA Delegate (new 10.18.17)

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