Tag Archive for ‘ACS Chapter Lobby Day Grant Program’

John Harvey, MD, FACS, demonstrates how to apply a tourniquet to the media at Georgia state capitol February 7, 2017.

ACS Lobby Days Program: Surgeons work the halls of state capitols to advocate for the profession

The advocacy-related activities of several ACS chapters this year—many supported by the ACS Chapter Lobby Day Grant program—are summarized.

ACS Chapter Grant Program supports opportunities to lobby state lawmakers

The events and accomplishments of ACS Chapters this year—supported by the College’s Chapter Lobby Day Grant Program—are summarized.

Georgia Governor Deal (center, front row) with the physician delegation on the state capitol steps

State lobby days provide opportunity to influence legislative action

A roundup of issues discussed at state lobby days in 2015, including trauma funding, scope of practice, bariatric surgery coverage, and Medicaid reimbursement are recapped in this article.

State lobby days build bridges

This article summarizes the 2014 ACS chapter lobby days, provides an overview of current advocacy issues in each state, and highlights how some chapters organize their Day at the State Capitol program.

Chapter lobby days forge ahead in state capitals

The goals of the ACS Chapter Lobby Day Grant Program and the advocacy activities of several chapters that received the grants are described in this article.

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