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OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF CALIFORNIA
COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

MEMBER SERVICES:
Develop membership recruitment and retention campaigns, coordinate member surveys, assess member benefits, consider product, malpractice and other insurance endorsements, website development, and advise the Board regarding classes of membership and dues structure.

STUDENTS:
Act as the liaison between OPSC and the osteopathic medical students in the state, promote Student membership, attend student events, direct OPSC scholarship/award funds and maintain oversight of the OPSC mentor program.

NEW PHYSICIANS:
Develop programs and services of relevance to new physicians and promote young physician membership.

PUBLICATIONS: 
Develop and provide oversight on the California DO, published three times per year, and any other written OPSC publications. 

PUBLIC RELATIONS:
Guide development of public relations activities in California.

HOUSE OF DELEGATES:
Oversee activities of the California delegation to the American Osteopathic Association House of Delegates, including development and review of proposed resolutions.

ETHICS:
Address issues of ethical concern to OPSC and the osteopathic profession. 

LEGISLATIVE:
Study pending legislation which affects the healing arts profession, make recommendations to the OPSC Board of Directors on OPSC legislative positions, priorities, and sponsored legislation that would benefit health care in this state.

EDUCATION:
Develop educational programs of relevance to osteopathic physicians.

OSTEOPATHIC PUBLIC AFFAIRS (OSTEOPAC): 
Promote the improvement of osteopathic medicine by encouraging osteopathic physicians and surgeons to become active in state affairs and the political process and aid osteopathic physicians and surgeons in developing organizational relationships that will ensure effective state political action.

STRATEGIC PLANNING:
Review and monitor OPSC’s strategic plan, making recommendations for changes to the Board of Directors. Ensure the OPSC plan aligns with the AOA strategic plan.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION:
Monitor and lobby on proposed changes in workers’ compensation law and DO reimbursement, and represent OPSC at the Division of Workers’ Compensation level.

CMA TASK FORCE:
Identify/consider areas of potential collaboration between OPSC and CMA. 

OMT SUBCOMMITTEE:
Ensure osteopathic principles are incorporated in activities, products and services of OPSC. 

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