Registration must be completed separately for each meeting date: October 6 and October 13.
Tuesday, October 6 & Tuesday, October 13, 2020
In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the North Dakota Medical Association Council chose to hold this year’s annual meeting entirely virtual.
"While we will not meet in person this fall, I am pleased that we are still able to band together using virtual technology to continue our important work. The health and safety of our physicians and staff remain our top priority."
NDMA President Misty Anderson
The following sessions will be conducted through an online platform:
Council Meeting (council members only)
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
5:30 – 7:00 pm
The council convenes to discuss the association’s business matters, to consider policy proposals and revise any issues prior to the policy forum.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 REGISTER HERE
5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Special guests for this year’s annual meeting are North Dakota’s congressional delegates. The congressional panel will enlighten members on important health care related issues taking place on the hill in Washington D.C.
- Senator John Hoeven
- Senator Kevin Cramer
- Representative Kelly Armstrong
Questions and Discussion
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Participants will have an opportunity to interact with congressional delegates.
Meeting and Policy Forum
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 REGISTER HERE
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Welcome and Presidential Address: Misty Anderson, DO
NDMA Executive Director Address: Courtney Koebele
5:15 pm – 5:45 pm
The Leadership Awards Recognition presentation will feature the 2020 Physician Community and Professional Services Award. The award is recognized as North Dakota’s most prestigious physician award and since its inception in 1977, has been awarded to forty-four distinguished physicians across the state.
Other awards presented will be the 2020 Friend of Medicine Award and a humanitarian award provided by COPIC – NDMA’s endorsed medical professional liability insurance provider.
The COPIC Humanitarian Award will be presented to a physician for volunteer medical services and contributions to the community and provides a $10,000 grant to a health-related nonprofit organization of the recipient’s choosing.
In addition, physicians serving in the field of medicine for forty years will be recognized.
- Physician Community and Professional Services
- Friend of Medicine
- COPIC Humanitarian
- 40 Year Service
5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
This will be the second year using the new policy forum format in place of the House of Delegates session. The forum will discuss and consider policy relevant to your physician practice and care of patients.
All NDMA members are invited to submit policy issues prior to the forum.
NDMA members are invited to submit policy issues by completing a Policy Issue Form and submitting it to NDMA no later than Friday, September 18th by 5:00 pm (CT). The form can be located here.
NDMA leadership is excited for the opportunities this transition can bring and encourages all NDMA members to participate.
Each year, NDMA officer positions are chosen based on a vote consisting of NDMA membership. CAST YOUR ONLINE BALLOT NOW. The process is quick and takes less than one minute.