Committees

The Society's bylaws establish standing committees and allow ad hoc committees as well. Committee members are appointed by the President and serve a two year term. Committees' missions and scope are provided below. Apply to join a Society Committee here.

Behavioral Health Workgroup

Clinical Practice Committee

The Clinical Practice Committee (CPC) identifies issues concerning quality of care delivered to patients in post-acute and long-term care settings and develops practice guidelines and/or best practice models. In addition to new clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), projects include updating guidelines, creating and updating informational and clinical tool kits, and creating CPG implementation tools as well as clinical supplements for existing CPGs. Members, who work as part of their facility’s interdisciplinary team, as well as those with academic or research contacts, are being sought for membership.

CPC Subcommittees include:

  • Assisted Living/Non-Institutional Subcommittee
  • CPG & Tools Subcommittee
  • Ethics Subcommittee
  • Infection Advisory Subcommittee
  • Transitions of Care Subcommittee

Members interested in volunteering on this committee are encouraged to complete the online Committee Volunteer Opportunities form..

DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) Workgroup

Education Committee

The Education Committee mission reflects the Society’s status as an Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accredited sponsor of continuing education. The educational activities of the association are offered to expand the knowledge and skills of physicians who provide care for nursing facility residents. Committee members are asked to work on projects such as development of new curricula and programs, review of existing education programs and materials, training programs for course directors and faculty, education policy, and joint sponsorship of CME activities.

Education Committee Subcommittees include:

  • Annual Conference Program Planning Subcommittee
  • Core Curriculum Faculty Subcommittee
  • Online Education Subcommittee

Members interested in volunteering on this committee are encouraged to complete the online Committee Volunteer Opportunities form..

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is composed of the President, Immediate Past President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, and Executive Director. The purpose of the Executive Committee is to make necessary Board-level decisions between regular meetings of the Board of Directors, and, with the input of the Board, to prepare the agendas for the monthly Board calls.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee has six major tasks:

  1. Overseeing the maintenance of accurate and complete financial records.
  2. Overseeing the preparation of accurate, timely, and meaningful financial statements.
  3. Monitoring the budget and anticipating financial problems.
  4. Safeguarding the organization’s assets.
  5. Complying with federal, state and other reporting requirements; and
  6. Assisting the board in their understanding of the organization’s finances. The committee holds bi-monthly conference calls.

Members interested in volunteering on this committee are encouraged to complete the online Committee Volunteer Opportunities form.

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee supports the Board of Directors in carrying out key governance review tasks. These include:
  1. Review and periodic revision of the AMDA Bylaws
  2. Review of Board and Committee operations and improvement processes
  3. Review Chapter operations
  4. Review House of Delegates operations
  5. Support the Board in responding to governance issues as they arise.
Members interested in volunteering on this committee are encouraged to complete the online Committee Volunteer Opportunities form.

Members interested in volunteering on this committee are encouraged to complete the online Committee Volunteer Opportunities form.

Innovations Platform Advisory Council (IPAC)

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee's primary objective is to assist the association in recruiting new members. The committee also helps identify member needs (through member survey data) to help guide Society staff in the development of membership benefits and marketing efforts.

Members interested in volunteering on this committee are encouraged to complete the online Committee Volunteer Opportunities form.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee develops the slate of candidates for each year’s election. Two members are dictated by the bylaws, the Immediate Past President and Executive Director. The President appoints two additional members annually, one from the State Presidents Council and one from the House of Delegates, as well as others who will bring needed perspective to the nominations process

NP/PA Advisory Council

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee identifies issues of concern to the association and develops policy statements to submit to the Board of Directors for action. This committee works on national policy issues, including legislation and regulation, as well as physician payment issues.

Public Policy Subcommittee:

  • Clinical Issues
  • State Policy and Advocacy Subcommittee
  • Quality Measures Subcommittee
Members interested in volunteering on this committee or its subcommittees are encouraged to complete the online Committee Volunteer Opportunities form.

Tele-Health Workgroup

Foundation Development Committee

  • Annual Appeal Subcommittee
  • State Chapters Subcommittee
  • ndustry Relations (IAB) Subcommittee
  • Planned Giving Subcommittee
  • Grants Subcommittee

Futures Committee

ABPLM (Certification)

  • Value of Certification Workgroup
  • Eligibility Workgroup
  • Marketing Workgroup

Members interested in volunteering on this committee are encouraged to complete the online Committee Volunteer Opportunities form.