INS COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS

 

 

NOMINATING:

 

Provide the name of at least one individual to fill each office of the Executive Committee to present before the members at time of elections or at such times as a vacancy arises due to retirement, disability, or death.  (Vacancies require only a majority vote of the Executive Committee.)

 

Provide the name of at least one individual to assume the role of Delegate to the Indiana State Medical Association as representative of the Indiana Neurological Society.  Such individual only requires confirmation by a majority vote of the Executive Committee.

 

Establish the means by which the members vote for the officers (e.g., at official meeting, USPS mail, electronic ballot, etc).

 

Meet at least once every two years, no later than 2 months prior to that member business meeting, in order to present a slate of officer candidates to be published one month prior to the business meeting.  Additional meetings as determined to be necessary to fill any vacancies that may arise.  (i.e., in person, by phone conference, by internet conference.)

 

 

PROGRAM AND EDUCATION:

 

Conduct an educational needs assessment among the members of the INS annually.

 

Produce an annual one day CME program as derived from the results of the needs assessment.

 

Procure funding for the program (e.g., registration fees, vendor fees, educational grants, or other appropriate unbiased and ethical means).

 

Produce an annual evening dinner program to include at least an hour-long presentation of a timely topic relevant to the practice of Neurology (i.e., fiscal, administrative, societal, ethical, logistical).  This may or may not necessarily be CME accredited.

 

Conduct and review formal evaluations of the impact of educational programs, especially if CME accredited.

 

Meet at least twice per year in order to initiate the planning of the programs described above.  Additional meetings as may be necessary for the planning and evaluation of such programs.  (i.e., in person, by telephone conference, by internet conference.)

 

 

ADVOCACY:

 

Maintain contact with the Indiana State Medical Association regarding local issues affecting medical practice in general as well as neurology specifically.

 

Maintain contact with national medical organizations (e.g., AAN, ANA, AMA, etc.) with regard to national medical/Neurological practice issues (e.g., legislation, reimbursement, tort reform, etc.)

 

Maintain contact with local non-physician medical organizations and special interest groups (e.g., Indiana Hospital Association, American Heart Association, Alzheimer’ Association, etc.) in order to foster relationships that will enhance the care of patients with neurological disorders.

 

Disseminate information to the INS membership that may impact their practice in a timely manner (i.e., via E-mail or web page posting).

 

Meet twice yearly to discuss legislation, legal decisions, and administrative mandates that develop.  (i.e., in person, by telephone conference, by internet conference.)

 

 

MEMBERSHIP:

 

Follow membership trends from year to year.

 

Develop strategies for enhancing and maintaining membership numbers.

 

Review the value of the INS to its members.

 

Suggest programs and services that could be offered (or altered) by the INS for the benefit of its members.

 

Approve Associate, Honorary, and Courtesy members. (per by-laws)

 

Receive disputes regarding membership and make recommendations for their resolution to the Executive Committee. (per by-laws)

 

Meet at least once yearly and additionally as may be necessary for more urgent matters.  (i.e., in person, by telephone conference, by internet conference.)

 

 

BY-LAWS/RULES:

 

Review the by-laws once yearly to ensure their propriety or the need for updates or revisions.

 

Review actions of the membership during business meetings or the officers during executive committee meetings to determine if they conflict with current by-laws or if they rise to a level of requiring amendment to the by-laws.

 

Meet at least once yearly. (i.e., in person, by telephone conference, by internet conference.)

 

 

 

COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS:

 

Appointed by elected officers.

 

May recruit members of their committees (except for nominations committee, all of whom are appointed by the elected officers as indicated in the by-laws).

 

Determine the format of the committee meetings (i.e., in person, telephone, internet).

 

Set the agenda for the committee meetings.

 

Call additional committee meetings (above the required minimum) as may be necessary to complete the business for which the committee is responsible.

 

Report on the activities of the committee at the yearly INS business meeting.

 

 

 

DELEGATE TO ISMA:

 

Represent the Indiana Neurological Society at the annual ISMA meeting in September.  Attend at least one of the Sessions of the House of Delegates.

 

May submit Resolutions for consideration of the House of Delegates.

 

May speak on the floor of the House of Delegates.

 

Does not vote in the Sessions of the House of Delegates.

 

Report to the INS on any actions at the ISMA meeting that may affect the practice of Neurology in Indiana.

 

©2005 Indiana Neurological Society - All rights reserved.
http://careers.aan.com/distrib/jobs/xml.cfm?code=
Neurology Career Center
RosmanSearch, Inc.

Location: Illinois


Northwestern Medicine

Location: Winfield, Illinois


MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets

Location: Chicago, Illinois


University of Chicago

Location: Chicago, Illinois


HSHS Medical Group

Location: Illinois


Northwestern Medicine

Location: Winfield, Illinois


OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute

Location: Peoria, Illinois


MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana


OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute

Location: Peoria, Illinois


MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets

Location: Chicago, Illinois


University of Chicago

Location: Chicago, Illinois


RosmanSearch, Inc

Location: Illinois


Northwestern Medicine

Location: Winfield, Illinois


Rush University Medical Center

Location: Chicago, Illinois


Rush University Medical Center

Location: Chicago, Illinois


RosmanSearch, Inc.

Location: Illinois


Rush University Medical Center

Location: Chicago, Illinois


Northwestern Medicine

Location: Winfield, Illinois


RosmanSearch, Inc.

Location: Illinois


Northwestern Medicine

Location: Winfield, Illinois


RosmanSearch, Inc.

Location: Illinois


Northwestern Medicine

Location: Winfield, Illinois


RosmanSearch, Inc.

Location: Illinois


RosmanSearch, Inc.

Location: Illinois


Northwestern Medicine

Location: Winfield, Illinois


View all Neurology Career Center Jobs >