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The 2020 Interim Meeting of the House of Delegates (HOD) will be held virtually on two non-consecutive dates, Saturday, November 7 (HOD First Session and Ethics Forum) and Saturday, December 5 (HOD Second Session). 

The MMS Leadership is pleased to welcome Dr. Susan Bailey, the 175th president of the American Medical Association and a distinguished allergist/immunologist from Fort Worth, Texas, to our Virtual 2020 Interim Meeting during the Opening Session on Saturday, November 7th.

In addition, some events are taking place between the two HOD sessions; the Annual Oration is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. and the Alliance will hold its meeting on Thursday, December 3, 7:00 p.m. Please view each linked page for more information about each session.

The online reference committee testimony site will be open on Thursday, October 15 and will be the mechanism for providing testimony. The site can accept typed testimony or video/audio upload. Reference committees will review the submitted testimony and will convene for virtual reference committee deliberations during the week of November 9. The final reference committee reports will post on Tuesday, November 17.

Zoom will be used for all sessions. Please view the instructional documents we have prepared for you and plan to virtually attend one of our “Check your Tech” virtual sessions ahead of the meeting.

Your continued flexibility, understanding, and support is greatly appreciated as we navigate these unprecedented times and convert to an all-virtual format. We hope you can join us virtually!

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Thursday, October 15, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – Delegates’ Handbook to Post Online
  • Monday, October 26, 5:00 p.m. – Deadline for Late Resolutions/Reports
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – Deadline for Email Notification to Speakers/Governance Staff for "Procedure 10" extractions, etc.
  • Friday, November 6, 5:00 p.m. – Online Reference Committee Testimony Site Closes (for on-time items)
  • Saturday, November 7, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Online Reference Committee Testimony Site Open (for late items)
  • Saturday, November 7, 9:00 a.m. – House of Delegates, First Session
  • Tuesday, November 17 – Reference Committee Reports Posted Online
  • Wednesday, December 2, 5:00 p.m. – Deadline for Email Notification to Speakers/Governance Staff for Reference Committee Report Extractions from Individuals and Caucus
  • Saturday, December 5, 9:00 a.m. – House of Delegates, Second Session 

House of Delegates

Education Programs

  • Saturday, November 7, 11:00 a.m. – Ethics Forum
  • Tuesday, December 1, 7:30 p.m. – Annual Oration

Special Event Informational Updates

  • Annual Research Poster Symposium
  • District Leadership Council Meeting
  • New Delegate Orientation
  • Women’s Delegate Meeting
  • MMS Minority Affairs Section Welcome & Networking Reception

Alliance Events

  • December 3, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Alliance Interim Meeting

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The 2020 Interim Meeting of the MMS House of Delegates will be held virtually on Saturday, November 7, and Saturday, December 5. Click below to register.

House of Delegates

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Reference Committee Reports 

Please click here to view the Reference Committee Reports.

Save the Date for These Upcoming Meetings

  • 2021 Annual Meeting – May 6-8, 2021
  • 2021 Interim Meeting – December 3-4, 2021

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