Join SFMS for the 43rd Annual Legislative Advocacy
Day on April 18 in Sacramento. Members have the unique opportunity to gain advocacy
training and network with colleagues throughout California at this annual event.
SFMS/CMA Legislative Advocacy Day is an excellent
opportunity to learn about legislative issues affecting medicine, foster relationships
with state legislators, and gain hands on experience in the practical aspects of
This one-day event include education sessions on
effective advocacy and lobbying techniques, briefings on legislative issues currently
before Congress from CMA’s Government Relations team, and afternoon meetings
at the Capitol with legislators and their staffs.
More than 400 physicians, medical students, and
CMA Alliance members participated at the 2016 event.
will have the opportunity to meet with local legislators.
ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Please note this is a member-only event,
and registration fee is waived for all SFMS members. To register, please contact
Erin Henke at email@example.com or
(415) 561-0850 extension 268.
The CMA will be hosting an
informational webinar on March 29, 2017 for all registered Legislative Advocacy
Day attendees. The webinar will review in
detail CMA’s list of bills to be lobbied, effective advocacy tips, and other
relevant program information.
Please click on the video below for a 1-hour
webinar about the legislative process and how to be a successful physician advocate.
CMA has secured a
discounted rate of $188/night for members at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento for
2017. Reservations can be
made online or by calling (800) 325-3535 or (916) 447-1700 – mention "California
Medical Corporate Rate" (#231155) when booking.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Breakfast/Registration Begins at 8:00 AM
1230 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
More than 400 physicians, medical students, and CMA Alliance members participated at the 2016 event. Past featured speakers include Governor Jerry Brown, Attorney General Kamala Harris, and Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee.
Click here for the full 2016 Lobby Day album.