NDMA Commissions are comprised of NDMA members who deliberate on issues that impact medicine, recommending policy to the NDMA Council. Any NDMA member interested in serving on a Commission may contact the NDMA office.
Commission on Socio Economics - Addresses medical-economic issues, including insurance, third-party reimbursement and contracts, Medicare and Medicaid, and variety of other economic issues. Parag Kumar, MD, Chair
Commission on Legislation and Governmental Relations - Addresses appropriate legislation and actions of governmental agencies. Sarah Schatz, MD, Chair
Commission on Medical Education - Acts as an advocate for all levels of medical education, a liaison between the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Association, a liaison between the AMA Medical Student Section, supports the continuing medical education activities of the Association, and oversees NDMA’s CME accreditation program. Kimberly Krohn, MD, Chair
Commission on Medical Services and Public Relations - Addresses public health and medical services issues and oversees NDMA public relations of NDMA, and acts as a liaison with other organizations. Shari L. Orser, MD, Chair
Commission on Ethics - Provides guidance to NDMA members concerning ethical issues and acts as a liaison with the Board of Medical Examiners. Kristina Schlecht, MD, Chair