2019 Legislative Session: Impact on Illinois Physicians


Non-ISMS members: $75.00
ISMS members: Free

Course description

This year's session of the Illinois General Assembly was chock full of bills affecting medical practice and the health of the citizens of the state. This webinar, featuring Erin O'Brien, Illinois State Medical Society Vice President of State Legislative Affairs, and David Porter, Vice President of Health Policy Research and Advocacy, brings you up to date on hot legislative topics.

Erin and David will discuss legislation related to:

  • Tobacco 21 legislation
  • New educational requirements for physicians
  • Use of medical cannabis in lieu of opioids
  • Scope of practice legislation
  • Maternal and Postpartum care
  • Mandates
  • And more!

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, learners should be able to:

  • Describe legislative changes affecting medical practice in Illinois
  • Discuss outstanding legislation requiring action by Illinois physicians

Target Audience

ISMS Members and their staff

Additional information

Estimated time for completion: 
40 minutes
Activity last reviewed: 
07/02/2019 - 5:00pm

The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and health care providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.

Course summary
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David Porter

ISMS VP Health Policy Research and Advocacy

Erin O’Brien

ISMS VP State Legislative Affairs

Available Credit

  • 0.50 Participation Credit


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