As members of IMS, you will have opportunities to participate in a variety of events, in-person and virtually, designed specifically for our membership to learn about important medical, business, and community health issues.
Continuing Medical Education (CME): ISMA accreditation for institutions and organizations presenting intrastate CME programs in Indiana. Accredited education programs to keep you up to date on clinical, technical and professional issues. IMS also keeps track of CME in the area to help you locate additional sources of CME available to you.
We work together to share ideas across specialties and medical communities in central Indiana to improve physician practice and care. The society represents a physician voice with the local government in Marion County and at the state and federal level through the ISMA convention.
Representation: Membership affords you a House of Delegates to let you direct the ISMA on issues important to you.
Annual 7th District Meeting … provides physicians and their families in Hendricks, Johnson, Marion and Morgan Counties the opportunity to meet and elect representatives at a family-oriented event.
Liaisons with civic, governmental, health and hospital organizations, the public and the media. Check out our Member Resources Page to see the latest information on some of our local advocacy efforts.
Proven legislative advocacy: A voice on health and medical issues to protect your profession, your patients from harmful legislation. Prevention of serious scope of practice expansion by non-physicians.
Latest Information & Publications
Publications. IMS members receive a monthly subscription to the Bulletin, available in print and online, which contains up-to-date medical information and recent local medical news. Access to an online directory of physician members and contact information is also a benefit to membership.
Effective Communication: Up to the minute reports via e-alerts, or more in depth coverage through ISMA Reports, bi-monthly print newsletter, or the electronic version, e-Reports. Weekly reports on the status of legislation from the Indiana General Assembly via Legislative News. Social media discussion group through LinkedIn and connections through Twitter and Facebook. Legal, regulatory information and more at your fingertips at www.ismanet.org.
Special Events & Networking
IMS quickly builds your network of colleagues, creating a physician community at your fingertips. Attending special IMS events, such as the ones held by Medical-Legal Committee, allow our members to broaden their network to outside organizations, like the IndyBar.
Social and Professional Networking with nearly 1,000 Member Physicians. Commissions & Committees give you the opportunity to lead the healthcare industry and to resolve important matters.
The IMS Foundation operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. It allows us to give to back to the community and work on charitable projects.
Benefits from Your IMS & ISMA Membership
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Travel Insurance: free travel insurance, with up to $100,000 air travel insurance provided to IMS Physician Members. You can fill out the form (available Air Travel Insurance Website E Form) and send it in to our offices to sign up today.
Liability protection to save you money: The only physician organization regularly monitoring and protecting the Patients Compensation Fund balance. Court actions resulting in a savings of nearly 40 percent in physician surcharge premiums over the last five years.