The Senior Physicians Section (SPS) held its 2022 Interim Meeting on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. This onsite meeting was attended by more than 50 senior physicians and invited guests including seniors from the Hawaii Medical Association.

SPS transmitted five resolutions to the House of Delegates for consideration at the Interim 2022 Meeting.

SPS provided support for a variety of AMA House of Delegates resolutions, including:

Amendments to C&B

  • BOT Report 5: Towards Diversity and Inclusion: A Global Non-discrimination Policy Statement and Benchmark for our AMA

Reference Committee B

  • Res. 205 (Missouri): Waiver of Due Process Clauses

Reference Committee C

  • CME Report 1: The Impact of Private Equity on Medical Training

Reference Committee F

  • BOT Report 2: Further Action to Respond to the Gun Violence Public Health Crisis (Resolution 246-A-22)

Reference Committee K

  • CSAPH Report 1: Drug Shortages: 2022 Update
  • Resolution 907 (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation): A National Strategy for Collaborative Engagement, Study, and Solutions to Reduce the Role of Illegal Firearms in Firearm Related Injury

Attendees heard a presentation from Carolyn Clancy, MD, assistant undersecretary for health, Veterans Administration, on reimagining veteran health. A second education session, "Complementary and Integrative Medicine:  Is it for you?" featured Helene M. Langevin, MD, director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), along with Elizabeth Chen Christenson, MD, Lac., adjunct/clinical faculty, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Education sessions presentation slides

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