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American Medical
Association
Alliance
Part 2
June 18, 2012
Swissôtel
Chicago, Illinois
AMAA State Alliances
Alabama
Alliance to the Medical Association of the State of Alabama
Dedicated to improving the health of the people of Ala...
AMAA HAP Award 2010
Madison County Medical Alliance
Facebook Page
2012-13 Board
Christmas Coffee
Fashion Show
AMAA President
Nita Maddox 2006-07
Installed
President-elect by former
AMAA President Gay
Bowman
Focus on Change for 2006-...
Follow us on facebook, and
http://www.masalink.org/alliance/
Alabama
Arizona
Annual Meeting
February 5, 2012
Scottsdale, Arizona
Leadership Development
Conference 10-1-11
Leadership Developme...
Health Promotions
Each year the ArMAA contributes $1,000 to the winner of the
video “Make a Prom Plan Not to Tan,” a two m...
California
80th Celebration 2010
California Medical Association Alliance Past Presidents
(Feather Dusters)
Smoke Free California: San Luis Obispo, CA becomes the first city
in the WORLD to adopt a smoke-free bars and restaurant p...
Strategic Planning
From the Past
CMAA’s 20th Annual Session 1950, Coronado, CA
AMAA Presidents from California
Mrs. James Percy
Los Angeles
1...
MICRA
Medical Injury Compensation
Reform Act of 1975
During the MICRA fight in the 1970’s, physician spouses in California...
AMAA President Ann Hansen
1999-2000
Ann’s Board 1999-2000
Follow us on facebook, and
http://www.cmaalliance.com/
Colorado
Follow us on facebook, twitter and
http://www.cmsconnection.org/
Colorado
Florida
The FMA Alliance understands
your needs better than any other
organization. For over 80 years
we have support Flor...
Health Promotions
Information Cards
The Junior Alliance of Medicine in St. Johns County, meets each month for a health ser...
Follow us
http://www.flmedical.org/Alliance_Home.aspx
Georgia
Medical Association of Georgia
Alliance
The Medical Association of Georgia
(MAG) Alliance is a volunteer network
o...
Follow us on facebook and
http://www.mag.org/organizations/mag-alliance
Georgia
Illinois
•Who We Are
Purposes
• To assist the Illinois State Medical Society in its program to
improve the quality of life...
Annual Meeting 2012
Follow us on twitter and
http://www.isms.org/affiliates/alliance/Pages/default.aspx
Indiana
Mission
The Indiana State Medical Association Alliance aims to serve the needs of
medical families; serve the memb...
Health Promotions
AMAA HAP Award Winner 2010
The project raises the awareness about the United States Military and its family
suffering from...
Our Members
From the Past
From the Past
From the Past
House of Delegates
in Evansville House of
Delegates 4-26-62
Day at the
Capitol 2-17-89
Follow us on facebook and
http://www.mag.org/organizations/
mag-alliance
Indiana
Iowa
Iowa State Fair “Voice for the Uninsured”
Kathy Lariviere, Mary Shuman
Barb Hanas and Barb Savage
The Iowa Medical So...
From the Past
Membership Recruitment
Postcard
“We’ve Waited Our Whole Lives
to Meet You!”
Barb Savage, Tess Young, Kathy L...
From the Past
Leg Day at the Capitol 1977 Elaine Olsen
AMAA Convention
1977
Attention was focused on
commonly shared probl...
Kansas
Our members are men and women
who care about improving the health
and safety of their communities in
the state of K...
Supporting Out Troops
The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan
have necessitated the activation of
more than 755,000 National...
Health Promotions
Walk for Autism Awareness
Breast Cancer Awareness License Plate
Stream Clean
Our Members
Our Members
From the Past
Caps on mal-practice awards set by the Legislature have been ruled unconstitutional by
the Kansas Supreme Co...
Follow us on facebook and
http://www.kmsalliance.org
Kentucky
Who We Are
The alliance consists of physicians
spouses. These spouses are also
nurses, teachers, business leaders...
Annual Meeting 2011
Easter Egg Roll. KMAA table is covered with children’s
activity booklets. Nancy Lee Bunnell, Hope Proctor and
Nancy Swiker...
AMAA President
Sandi Frost 2008-09
Follow us on facebook and
https://www.kyma.org/content.asp?q_areaprimaryid=14&q_areas
econdaryid=92
Louisiana
• We are a parish, state, and national non-profit volunteer
organization of physicians’ spouses, medical student...
LSMA and LSMSA
AMAA President 2011-12
Emma Borders
We are Proud of You!
Louisiana Alliance Members
Emma Borders
AMAA President
2011-12
Follow us
http://www.lsms.org/site/alliance-news-and-events
Maryland
Mission
The mission of the Alliance is to partner with physicians
to build healthy communities and support the fa...
AMAA Medical Association Partner Award
Winner
Follow Us:
http://www.medchi.org/alliance
Massachusetts
Physicians
Spouses
Medical Students
Partners
Friends...
Committed to Advancing the Health and Well-being of ...
Health Promotions
Activities & Events
From the Past
Follow us on Facebook and
http://www.massmed.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=MMS_Alliance1&T
emplate=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDis...
Michigan
About Us
• The Michigan State Medical Society Alliance is
an organization of over 1,300 physician spouses,
workin...
MSMS Alliance... A Team Effort
Our Members
The Alliance in Battle Creek
Genesee County Medical Society Alliance Historian Barbara G.
Kathy Adams, Donna L...
Making a Difference
Doctors and their families collected
12,000 bags of basic supplies to
help over 24,000 in domestic
vio...
AMAA President
Jean Howard 2004-05
Jean Howard Encourages Members to Keep
Embracing Change
“It is easier to be conservativ...
Follow us on Facebook and
http://msmsa.org/
Minnesota
MINNESOTA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
ALLIANCE
Working Together
• The MMAA is a volunteer organization of
physicians’ sp...
Our Members Making a Difference
Hands are Not for Hitting Workshop
with Children at a Local Shelter
Hennepin Alliance Body...
Health Promotions
Food Label Detective
In Spanish and English
Cracking the Health
Words Code
Catching the Exercise
Thief
Health Promotions
Reasons to Pass on Soda
• Teens get almost ¼ of their calories
from soft drinks.
• Pop does not quench y...
AMAA President
Dianne Fenyk 2007-08
From Dianne Fenyk’s Inaugural Address
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
“For eight decades, our A...
Mississippi
Who We Are...What We Do
• The Alliance supports the advancement of medical information and promotes harmony
be...
Health Promotions
Lean On Me: Patrick House
MS State Medical Association Alliance received a $10,000 grant from
Mississipp...
Our Members
Singing River Alliance
Hattiesburg Alliance
Mississippi State Capitol 1-19-12
AMAA President
Jean Hill 1989-90
Dr. & Mrs. Hill in 1970: Washington County
Medical Alliance worked in collaboration with ...
Follow up on Facebook and
http://msmedicalalliance.webs.com
@ Lean On Me
@ Mississippi State Medical
Association Alliance
Missouri
The mission of the Missouri State Medical Association
Alliance is to build healthy Missouri communities and
suppo...
Our Members
Legislation & Political Action
Alliance “Advocates for Health Care
Day”
Smoking Makes Me Ugly
Smoke Makes Me Ugly
Award Presented to Barbara Hover
Smoke Makes Me Ugly
Contest Winner
Follow us on Facebook and
http://www.msma.org/mx/hm.asp?id=
Alliance
Nebraska
Who We Are:
• Founded in 1925, the NMA Alliance, with 600
members across the state, has a history of
Building Hea...
Metro Omaha Medical Society Alliance
Metro Omaha Medical Society Alliance members collected, packed and shipped
30 boxes t...
Legislation Day
Health Promotions
Our Members
Kathy Hill, Jan Bausch
Volunteer of the Year 2012
Molly O’Holleran
Angela Williams
Jeanie Owen
AMAA President
Colleen Adam 1998-99
Colleen Adam
AMAA President 1998-99
From the American Medical News
January 4, 1999
“Th...
Follow us: http://www.nebmed.org/Alliance.aspx
Metro Omaha Medical Society Alliance
http://omahamedical.com/template_view....
Nevada
CLARK COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY ALLIANCE (CCMSA)
• Officially chartered with the Nevada State Medical Association Alli...
Our Members
Clark County Alliance
CCMSA Fashion Show March 8, 2012
$139,000 Raised
For Volunteers of Medicine of
Southern Nevada
Washoe County Alliance
Rummage Sale
56 Consecutive
Years
$58,000+ Raised
A Tremendous Community Resource
From the Past
Past AWCMS Presidents
Follow Washoe: http://www.awcms.org
Follow Clark http://www.ccmsa-lv.org/
Alliance to the Washoe
County Medical Society
Cl...
New York
Mission
To Support Our
Physicians and
Promote Health in
Our Communities
Co-Presidents 2011-12
Sherry Messo and St...
Health Promotions
Think...Don’t Drive
Reminders Given at Prom Time
Schenectady Youth Alliance Raised $500 for Quest for Gr...
Our Members
4-20-12 Annual Session
Outgoing and incoming state Presidents with
Schenectady Delegation
2011 Annual Session
...
Follow us:
http://www.mssny.org/mssnyip.cfm?c=i&nm=Alliance
Acknowledgements
Sincere thanks to Pat Hyer for asking me to run with this project and for
allowing me to design the conte...
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This presentation in three parts was prepared for the 90th Celebration of the American Medical Association Alliance (AMA Alliance) that was held in Chicago, Illinois June 18, 2012. Special thanks to President, Pat Hyer for asking me to create the presentation. Photos and items of interest from each decade from the 1920 thru the 2000 is included as well as photos and items from each of the active state Alliances.

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American Medical Association Alliance's 90th Celebration 6-18-12 Part 2

  1. 1. American Medical Association Alliance Part 2 June 18, 2012 Swissôtel Chicago, Illinois
  2. 2. AMAA State Alliances
  3. 3. Alabama Alliance to the Medical Association of the State of Alabama Dedicated to improving the health of the people of Alabama and supporting the family of medicine AMASA Fall Leadership Meeting Attendees Health Project Grants Medical Student Scholarships
  4. 4. AMAA HAP Award 2010
  5. 5. Madison County Medical Alliance Facebook Page 2012-13 Board Christmas Coffee Fashion Show
  6. 6. AMAA President Nita Maddox 2006-07 Installed President-elect by former AMAA President Gay Bowman Focus on Change for 2006-07 Nita Maddox, President Nita on Her Scooter At AMAA Annual Session
  7. 7. Follow us on facebook, and http://www.masalink.org/alliance/ Alabama
  8. 8. Arizona Annual Meeting February 5, 2012 Scottsdale, Arizona Leadership Development Conference 10-1-11 Leadership Development Conference 10-1-11
  9. 9. Health Promotions Each year the ArMAA contributes $1,000 to the winner of the video “Make a Prom Plan Not to Tan,” a two minute video showing how to be sun-safe for the prom. www.epa.gov/sunwi se
  10. 10. California 80th Celebration 2010 California Medical Association Alliance Past Presidents (Feather Dusters)
  11. 11. Smoke Free California: San Luis Obispo, CA becomes the first city in the WORLD to adopt a smoke-free bars and restaurant policy 1990. Dr. Steve & Ann Hansen Smoke Free California San Luis Obispo, CA
  12. 12. Strategic Planning
  13. 13. From the Past CMAA’s 20th Annual Session 1950, Coronado, CA AMAA Presidents from California Mrs. James Percy Los Angeles 1932-33 1952-53 1981-82 1999-00 Mrs. Ralph Eusden Los Angeles Isobel Dvorsky Alameda Ann Hansen San Luis Obispo
  14. 14. MICRA Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 During the MICRA fight in the 1970’s, physician spouses in California staged an all-night vigil in Governor Jerry Brown’s office and helped get the bill passed.
  15. 15. AMAA President Ann Hansen 1999-2000 Ann’s Board 1999-2000
  16. 16. Follow us on facebook, and http://www.cmaalliance.com/
  17. 17. Colorado
  18. 18. Follow us on facebook, twitter and http://www.cmsconnection.org/ Colorado
  19. 19. Florida The FMA Alliance understands your needs better than any other organization. For over 80 years we have support Florida patients, physicians, and their families. We are physician spouses who advance health-related endeavors and engage in legislative advocacy. Proven Advocacy and Influence Community enrichment Dynamic Networking and Leadership Essential News and Information Experience North Eastern District Meeting
  20. 20. Health Promotions Information Cards The Junior Alliance of Medicine in St. Johns County, meets each month for a health service activity.
  21. 21. Follow us http://www.flmedical.org/Alliance_Home.aspx
  22. 22. Georgia Medical Association of Georgia Alliance The Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) Alliance is a volunteer network of physician spouses dedicated to improving the health of all Georgians, especially children. Through our county medical alliances, we sponsor health education programs, and publish and distribute informational materials on issues such as domestic violence, AIDS, fire and bicycle safety, and immunization. We conduct health forums for teens and the elderly. Currently, we are sponsoring a health education curriculum in 42 Georgia schools reaching approximately 19,050 students.
  23. 23. Follow us on facebook and http://www.mag.org/organizations/mag-alliance Georgia
  24. 24. Illinois •Who We Are Purposes • To assist the Illinois State Medical Society in its program to improve the quality of life through health education and services in the state of Illinois. • To advise and to coordinate the activities of component Alliances/Auxiliaries. • To encourage the participation of volunteers in activities that meet health needs. • To cultivate friendly relationships and promote mutual understanding among physicians’ families. Mission •The mission of the Illinois State Medical Society Alliance (ISMSA) is to enhance the lives and health of the people of the state of Illinois through cooperative programming with the Illinois State Medical Society and Illinois county medical society Alliances and Auxiliaries and to provide opportunities for member growth and development.
  25. 25. Annual Meeting 2012
  26. 26. Follow us on twitter and http://www.isms.org/affiliates/alliance/Pages/default.aspx
  27. 27. Indiana Mission The Indiana State Medical Association Alliance aims to serve the needs of medical families; serve the membership through a strong federation; work in partnership with the medical profession and other organizations; and support and promote quality health care for the citizens of Indiana. Preventing Obesity by Educating Patients
  28. 28. Health Promotions
  29. 29. AMAA HAP Award Winner 2010 The project raises the awareness about the United States Military and its family suffering from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of many and multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Project: Treat the Troops: Mental Health Matters
  30. 30. Our Members
  31. 31. From the Past
  32. 32. From the Past
  33. 33. From the Past House of Delegates in Evansville House of Delegates 4-26-62 Day at the Capitol 2-17-89
  34. 34. Follow us on facebook and http://www.mag.org/organizations/ mag-alliance Indiana
  35. 35. Iowa Iowa State Fair “Voice for the Uninsured” Kathy Lariviere, Mary Shuman Barb Hanas and Barb Savage The Iowa Medical Society Alliance is an organization consisting of a diverse group of physicians' spouses. We are united by a common interest in promoting accessible, quality healthcare through service, education and advocacy for the residents of Iowa. Iowa to AMAA Meetings
  36. 36. From the Past Membership Recruitment Postcard “We’ve Waited Our Whole Lives to Meet You!” Barb Savage, Tess Young, Kathy Lariviere
  37. 37. From the Past Leg Day at the Capitol 1977 Elaine Olsen AMAA Convention 1977 Attention was focused on commonly shared problems such as attracting working spouses who feel they don’t have time for volunteer work; recruiting younger members; retaining older members who no longer feel useful; and collecting dues. Kathy Lariviere Tess Young, Barb Savage
  38. 38. Kansas Our members are men and women who care about improving the health and safety of their communities in the state of Kansas. Our purpose is to work toward improving the health and quality of life for all people; promote health education; encourage participation of volunteers in activities that meet health needs; and to support health-related charitable endeavors.
  39. 39. Supporting Out Troops The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have necessitated the activation of more than 755,000 National Guard and reserve troops since Sept. 11, 2011. Kansas has a long tradition of military service by service members and the families who support them.
  40. 40. Health Promotions Walk for Autism Awareness Breast Cancer Awareness License Plate Stream Clean
  41. 41. Our Members
  42. 42. Our Members
  43. 43. From the Past Caps on mal-practice awards set by the Legislature have been ruled unconstitutional by the Kansas Supreme Court. Medical Society and Auxiliary work to have a constitutional amendment on the 1990 ballot to set limits on award for non-economic damages. Lobbying pays off! The afternoon the Senate Judiciary Committee was going to vote, the Kansas Supreme Court released an opinion upholding a previous CAP. WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! 1989 Ninety Auxilians Gather for Legislative Day in Kansas
  44. 44. Follow us on facebook and http://www.kmsalliance.org
  45. 45. Kentucky Who We Are The alliance consists of physicians spouses. These spouses are also nurses, teachers, business leaders, realtors, Ph.D.s, lawyers, and doctors. We are a diverse group whose link is to be married into the family of medicine. What We Do The alliance exists to help physicians address the various current public health issues and to assure quality health care for our children and grandchildren. The alliance is concerned about the government bureaucracy and the big business influence in the health care field with their denial of care and lack of concern for quality of care.
  46. 46. Annual Meeting 2011
  47. 47. Easter Egg Roll. KMAA table is covered with children’s activity booklets. Nancy Lee Bunnell, Hope Proctor and Nancy Swikert, MD are ready for the crowd. Local Schools receive AMAA coloring booklets. Health Promotions
  48. 48. AMAA President Sandi Frost 2008-09
  49. 49. Follow us on facebook and https://www.kyma.org/content.asp?q_areaprimaryid=14&q_areas econdaryid=92
  50. 50. Louisiana • We are a parish, state, and national non-profit volunteer organization of physicians’ spouses, medical student spouses, and physicians working in alliance with the Louisiana State Medical Society. • We are physicians’ spouses and physicians working together for better health care for the citizens of our communities. • We address community health issues such as violence prevention and solutions, child safety, and health needs of the low-income families. • We support health education in a variety of ways through health fairs; by the distribution of information on health concerns, such as women’s and children’s health, breast cancer awareness, osteoporosis, obesity; and by providing scholarships to health career students. • We are affiliated with the American Medical Association Alliance and receive the benefits of publications, programs, and leadership training for our members.
  51. 51. LSMA and LSMSA
  52. 52. AMAA President 2011-12 Emma Borders We are Proud of You! Louisiana Alliance Members Emma Borders AMAA President 2011-12
  53. 53. Follow us http://www.lsms.org/site/alliance-news-and-events
  54. 54. Maryland Mission The mission of the Alliance is to partner with physicians to build healthy communities and support the family of medicine. What We Do As a statewide organization, we serve as a coordinating body to provide communication between the county and national alliances. In this capacity we provide: • Support for the medical profession by promoting its programs, priorities and goals • A support network for our members by offering information and understanding of the professional problems facing today’s physician; • Information on health-related topics relevant to the profession; • Leadership training and seminars for county officers and members • Assistance to counties in implementing local programs and projects
  55. 55. AMAA Medical Association Partner Award Winner
  56. 56. Follow Us: http://www.medchi.org/alliance
  57. 57. Massachusetts Physicians Spouses Medical Students Partners Friends... Committed to Advancing the Health and Well-being of the Family of Medicine
  58. 58. Health Promotions
  59. 59. Activities & Events
  60. 60. From the Past
  61. 61. Follow us on Facebook and http://www.massmed.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=MMS_Alliance1&T emplate=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=92&ContentID =57712 A Physician’s Wife’s Prayer By Frances E. Ward Dear God, please grant me a full awareness of my responsibilities as a helpmate to m physician-husband. Help me to cultivate, practice and love the virtue of unselfishness that he may see in me the perfect wife and helpmate. Teach me to sacrifice my own plans cheerfully when they are inconsistent with his duties to the sick and afflicted, and, lastly sustain me in my efforts to shoulder those responsibilities which are mine to bear, that he may be free to minister to those people entrusted to his care. Amen.
  62. 62. Michigan About Us • The Michigan State Medical Society Alliance is an organization of over 1,300 physician spouses, working together for the benefit of their communities, their families and the profession of medicine. • The MSMS-A is a vital link in the federation of over 60,000 medical spouses nationwide, who strive to improve the health and life-styles of all citizens. • The Medical Alliance at all levels (county, state and national) provides a forum for sharing information and concerns about the practice of medicine, the quality of health care and the stresses faced by the medical family.
  63. 63. MSMS Alliance... A Team Effort
  64. 64. Our Members The Alliance in Battle Creek Genesee County Medical Society Alliance Historian Barbara G. Kathy Adams, Donna Lake, Tammy Guastella AMAA Leadership Development Conference SIDE BY SIDE Ann Arbor Chapter
  65. 65. Making a Difference Doctors and their families collected 12,000 bags of basic supplies to help over 24,000 in domestic violence shelters in Michigan. ANTI-BULLYING BILL BECOMES LAW SUPPLIES FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS Thursday, December 8, 2011 “Matt’s Law” was signed into law in part thanks to the efforts of the MSMS/MSMSA/MMGMA Political Action Strike Force!
  66. 66. AMAA President Jean Howard 2004-05 Jean Howard Encourages Members to Keep Embracing Change “It is easier to be conservative and to stay with what we have always done, but that may not be what is best for us or for the Alliance AMAA Immediate Past President Gay Bowman Pins New President Jean Howard Oath of Office Delivered by AMA President Dr. Donald Palmisano
  67. 67. Follow us on Facebook and http://msmsa.org/
  68. 68. Minnesota MINNESOTA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ALLIANCE Working Together • The MMAA is a volunteer organization of physicians’ spouses, resident and medical student spouses who work together to build healthy communities and strengthen the medical profession. • We are affiliated with the American Medical Association Alliance. •We educate children and families about healthy living. • Our current projects focus on nutrition and childhood obesity.
  69. 69. Our Members Making a Difference Hands are Not for Hitting Workshop with Children at a Local Shelter Hennepin Alliance Body Works Health Fair
  70. 70. Health Promotions Food Label Detective In Spanish and English Cracking the Health Words Code Catching the Exercise Thief
  71. 71. Health Promotions Reasons to Pass on Soda • Teens get almost ¼ of their calories from soft drinks. • Pop does not quench your thirst • A 12-oz can of pop contains 10 teaspoons of sugar and acid that decays teeth. Tobacco Smoke is No Joke! Why You Lose with Booze! Meth is Death!
  72. 72. AMAA President Dianne Fenyk 2007-08 From Dianne Fenyk’s Inaugural Address Tuesday, June 26, 2007 “For eight decades, our Alliance has adapted and changed and helped literally thousands of members grow.” Addressing the AMA House of Delegates AMA President Dr. Ron Davis and Dianne Training County Leaders
  73. 73. Mississippi Who We Are...What We Do • The Alliance supports the advancement of medical information and promotes harmony between physicians, communities and medicine friendly legislators. • We help to impact medical policy, improve the health of adults and children through public health education and enrich our communities through various health service projects. • Through the Alliance, physicians’ spouses truly make a difference.
  74. 74. Health Promotions Lean On Me: Patrick House MS State Medical Association Alliance received a $10,000 grant from Mississippi State Medical Association for Health Promotion Project 2011- 2012, LEAN ON ME. Nineteen Sectionizers and Apple corers were donated to schools chosen by local alliances. Patrick House visited with schools throughout the State with his message to educate children about bullying and healthy choices from their lunchrooms to their playgrounds. My Plate Placemats $10,000 Grant Received
  75. 75. Our Members Singing River Alliance Hattiesburg Alliance Mississippi State Capitol 1-19-12
  76. 76. AMAA President Jean Hill 1989-90 Dr. & Mrs. Hill in 1970: Washington County Medical Alliance worked in collaboration with the American Heart Association, Mississippi Affiliate to promote Healthy Eating, Healthy Heart with Blood Pressure screening done at several events.
  77. 77. Follow up on Facebook and http://msmedicalalliance.webs.com @ Lean On Me @ Mississippi State Medical Association Alliance
  78. 78. Missouri The mission of the Missouri State Medical Association Alliance is to build healthy Missouri communities and support the family of medicine through its many resources and educational programming. With more than 500 members, the MSMA Alliance organizes and implements health projects on: •Personal, Child & Family Growth •Assistance to the Medically Under-Served •Health Literacy •Internet Safety •Anti-Violence •Healthy Lifestyles & Physical Fitness •Anti-Tobacco The Missouri Alliance advocates for the profession of medicine and patients as well as the promotion of responsible legislation through awareness, education, and involvement. “Spirit of the Alliance” Award
  79. 79. Our Members
  80. 80. Legislation & Political Action Alliance “Advocates for Health Care Day”
  81. 81. Smoking Makes Me Ugly Smoke Makes Me Ugly Award Presented to Barbara Hover Smoke Makes Me Ugly Contest Winner
  82. 82. Follow us on Facebook and http://www.msma.org/mx/hm.asp?id= Alliance
  83. 83. Nebraska Who We Are: • Founded in 1925, the NMA Alliance, with 600 members across the state, has a history of Building Healthy Communities across Nebraska as its tagline indicates. • Comprised of physicians' spouses and physicians themselves, this organization has wholly educational and charitable purposes which allow its members opportunities to directly influence the health of their individual communities and those across the state. • It also supports the activities and purposes of the American Medical Association Alliance on a national level.
  84. 84. Metro Omaha Medical Society Alliance Metro Omaha Medical Society Alliance members collected, packed and shipped 30 boxes to Kandahar, Afghanistan Navy Reserve Anesthesiologist Dr. Lindsey Afghanistan Hospital Kandahar, Afghanistan Treats for the Troops
  85. 85. Legislation Day
  86. 86. Health Promotions
  87. 87. Our Members Kathy Hill, Jan Bausch Volunteer of the Year 2012 Molly O’Holleran Angela Williams Jeanie Owen
  88. 88. AMAA President Colleen Adam 1998-99 Colleen Adam AMAA President 1998-99 From the American Medical News January 4, 1999 “The American Medical Association Alliance stands ready and eager to partner with the AMA to stanch violence and improve public health,” the Alliance President Colleen Adam told delegates to the AMA Interim Meeting last month. “As you devote your efforts to your patients, the Alliance can extend those efforts beyond the walls of the office or hospital. We can be like 50,000 pebbles thrown into a pond, each one creating ripples that extend your healing to our communities, our cities and our country.”
  89. 89. Follow us: http://www.nebmed.org/Alliance.aspx Metro Omaha Medical Society Alliance http://omahamedical.com/template_view.cfm?PageID=71
  90. 90. Nevada CLARK COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY ALLIANCE (CCMSA) • Officially chartered with the Nevada State Medical Association Alliance (NSMAA) and the national affiliate the American Medical Association Alliance (AMAA) in 1949. • CCMSA is a non-profit service organization comprised of spouses of members of the Clark County Medical Society and the American Medical Association. • CCMSA focuses on health related needs in the community, initiating their own projects or providing volunteer hours and monetary assistance to charitable organizations or groups. ALLIANCE WITH THE WASHOE COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY (AWCMS) ... Physicians’ spouses promoting the health of our community WE ARE Physicians’ Spouses, Medical Students’ Spouses, Resident Physicians’ Spouses and Physicians. WE ARE AFFILIATED WITH Washoe County Medical Society, Nevada State Medical Association, American Medical Association Alliance WE ARE A NON-PROFIT 501 (C) 3 MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION
  91. 91. Our Members
  92. 92. Clark County Alliance CCMSA Fashion Show March 8, 2012 $139,000 Raised For Volunteers of Medicine of Southern Nevada
  93. 93. Washoe County Alliance Rummage Sale 56 Consecutive Years $58,000+ Raised A Tremendous Community Resource
  94. 94. From the Past Past AWCMS Presidents
  95. 95. Follow Washoe: http://www.awcms.org Follow Clark http://www.ccmsa-lv.org/ Alliance to the Washoe County Medical Society Clark County Medical Society Alliance
  96. 96. New York Mission To Support Our Physicians and Promote Health in Our Communities Co-Presidents 2011-12 Sherry Messo and Stephanie Cospito
  97. 97. Health Promotions Think...Don’t Drive Reminders Given at Prom Time Schenectady Youth Alliance Raised $500 for Quest for Grace and ran the Book Buddy Corner for the Rotterdam Junction community Day. SAVE Day Celebrated
  98. 98. Our Members 4-20-12 Annual Session Outgoing and incoming state Presidents with Schenectady Delegation 2011 Annual Session AMAA Leadership Development Conference
  99. 99. Follow us: http://www.mssny.org/mssnyip.cfm?c=i&nm=Alliance
  100. 100. Acknowledgements Sincere thanks to Pat Hyer for asking me to run with this project and for allowing me to design the content. Special thanks to the large numbers of you who participated by supplying information to be included. It has been a great experience exploring our rich history and being able to consolidate some of it for you today as we celebrate 90 years of service to Americans and support for our medical families. Debbi Ricks, California AMA Alliance Director , 2011-12 debbiricks@debbiricks.com June 18, 2012 Special thanks goes to: Marie Cruz, AMA Membership Staff, for helping to scan and email over 150 photos from the AMAA office including the framed photos of past presidents hanging on the wall. Sandi Anderson, my friend from California, for working with me in the AMAA office in Chicago, scanning and reviewing the archives. Tricia Hunstock, also a friend from California, for sharing from her AMAA historical archives previously collected at the AMAA office. Hazel Lewis, Former AMAA Executive Director, for meeting with me at the AMAA office and for lending her historical perspective to the project.

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