MeSA Grateful for Grassroots Advocacy of Members

2015 has been quite a year at the Capitol for the MeSA.  The nurses brought forth legislation that would have expanded their scope of practice to include full prescribing rights and independent practice.  It was a long but successful battle for us.  We are grateful to the combined efforts of our members and our lobbyist Charlie Soltan, Esq, as well as the Maine Medical Association’s Gordon Smith, Andy MacLean and Peter Michaud, Spectrum’s Ann Robinson and James Bass, Esq, of SoltanBass.

  

Grassroots Advocacy

MeSA President Bruce Malmer, MD, MeSA Vice President Dan Campos, MD, Gary Palma, DO, Allen Hayman, MD, Eric Tweedie, MD, and Christopher Cary, MD.

Eric Tweedie, MD, Christopher, Cary, MD, Allen Hayman, MD, Dan Campos, MD, and Richard Flowerdew, MD.

Members of the MeSA spent a few days in May bringing their message of patient safety and physician-directed care to our Congressional Delegation. Attendees included Dan Campos, MD, President and ASA Director, Eric Tweedie, MD, Vice President, Allen Hayman, MD, ASA Assistant Director, Christopher Cary, MD, outgoing ASA PAC Board Member, and Richard Flowerdew, MD.

(BACK ROW) Anna Bragdon, MSA Executive Director, Dave Andrews, MD, Denise LaRue, MD, Senator Susan Collins, Christopher Cary, MD, (sitting) Allen Hayman, MD,  Liberty Taylor, MD, and Richard Flowerdew, MD.

Dan Campos, MD, Christopher Cary, MD, Eric Tweedie, MD, Allen Hayman, MD and Richard Flowerdew, MD.

MeSA represents your interests as a Maine-licensed anesthesiologist.  In today’s health care environment, it is very important to be informed and to be involved. 

As a member of MeSA, you join a group of committed professionals who have united to effect change. 

For more information, email mesahq@gmail.com.