OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF CALIFORNIA
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.
Act as the liaison between OPSC and the osteopathic medical students in the state, promote Student Club membership, attend student events, direct OPSC scholarship/award funds and maintain oversight of the OPSC mentor program.
Encourage involvement of new osteopathic physicians and promote new physician membership.
Develop and provide oversight on the California DO, published three times per year, and any other written OPSC publications.
Identify a statewide public relations theme and develop/conduct public relations activities in California, subject to the OPSC budget structure.
Develop and review proposed resolutions for submission by the California delegation to the American Osteopathic Association House of Delegates.
Consider ethical issues facing OPSC or the osteopathic profession.
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.
Develop educational programs of relevance to osteopathic physicians.
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.
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.
Monitor and lobby on proposed changes in workers’ compensation law and DO reimbursement, and represent OPSC at the Division of Workers’ Compensation level.
Monitor changing policies of the organization and needs of the association. Recommend Bylaws changes for consideration by the Board of Directors and membership.
BUDGET & FINANCIAL REVIEW:
Develop and review OPSC's annual budget and review monthly financial statements.
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