The 2023 session of the Indiana General Assembly is underway, with many important measures for physicians – including a large increase in public health funding – being considered. By setting aside just one day to spend at the Statehouse, you can increase the visibility that is critical to showing that we care about our profession and our patients.
Keep reading to learn two ways you can help.
Physician of the Day
ISMA is responsible for staffing the Physician of the Day office at the Statehouse from Monday through Thursday in March. In addition to being available to treat minor ailments of legislators and their staffs, Physician of the Day volunteers will be introduced before the House and Senate and can observe the legislative process in action.
Volunteers must have an active Indiana medical license and be comfortable performing CPR. To sign up, pick an available date from the calendar
, then enter your information and click “Book.” You will receive a confirmation via email.
For more information email
or call Health Policy Analyst Jake Torrie at 317-261-2060 or 800-257-4762.
ISMA Day at the Statehouse
ISMA Day at the Statehouse on March 15 is an unequaled opportunity to meet with legislators in person and make the case for sound health policy firsthand: The bigger the turnout, the more impact we can have. ISMA staff will provide fact sheets and other resources and can help set up appointments with your legislators. Legislators need to hear from physicians personally about scope of practice, transparency in advertising, increasing public health funding, and other issues to understand what is at stake.
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