Council on Membership
Provides oversight to all membership sections. Review future members’ applications, conduct new members and membership retention campaigns, review and recommend membership categories and dues structure, coordinate tangible and intangible benefits, review membership.
Council on Legislation
The Council on Legislation shall review proposed laws and rules pertaining to medicine and taking action to support or oppose issues that affect the organization and profession, work with the FMA to coordinate legislative activities, maintain and promote close relationships with elected officials, keep members informed with regard to legislation which may or will possibly affect the practice of medicine.
Council on Communications and Public Relations
The Council on Communications and Public Relations handles communications to targeted audiences including members, prospects, allied organizations, government and the public; establish and maintain cooperation with communications media; develop programs to enhance adequate understanding between medical profession and the public; advise and coordinate editorial activities of On Call, the society’s official journal; and oversight of website, social marketing.
Council on Health Information Technology
The Council on Health Information Technology monitors and implements physicians and staff regarding developments in Health Information Technology.
Council on Medical Education
The Council on Graduate Medical Education is comprised of physician representation of Palm Beach County medical education programs. The purpose of the council is to develop and implement strategies of medical education programs in Palm Beach County.
Council on Finance & Education
The Council on Finance & Education shall monitor and provide programs, advocacy and activities relative to healthcare, finance, quality management, economic impacts on physician practices, managed care, and various forms of reimbursements.
Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs
The Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs investigates general or specific professional conditions and matters relating to the relations of physicians to one another, arbitrate matters between physicians and the public, resolve disputes between members of the Medical Society, and direct and supervise activities of the Medical Society, which pertain to educational programs and questions of medical ethics.
If you are interested in participating on one of our councils, please contact PBCMS at 561-433-3940