NAM News - February 28, 2022
In This Issue

Message From Our President - Gregg Shepard, MD

NAM's 2022 President, Dr. Gregg Shepard encourages members and local physicians to get involved and make a difference. We congratulate him on his installation as 2022 president of the Nashville Academy of Medicine, and we appreciate his leadership and service both to the Nashville Academy and within the Nashville community!

2022 TMA Leadership Elections End Today

Elections for the Tennessee Medical Association end today at 5:00 p.m. Central Time.  NAM members, if you have not yet cast your vote - please click here to do so -

Adrian Rodriguez, MD, is running for re-election to the TMA Board of Trustees to represent the Nashville Academy of Medicine. Thank you for representing NAM over the past two years in this role!

Two NAM members testify on Capitol Hill

With our location here in the same city as the state government, our physician members are often called on as expert witnesses for health matters for the state of Tennessee. Dr. Michael Baron and Dr. Mark Sittig each testified before subcommittees of the Tennessee House of Representatives this month. Thank you both for your leadership and service!

Doctors' Day on the Hill - March 23

You can also make an impact and reach the Tennessee legislature to have an impct on medicine!  On March 23, physicians from around Tennessee will meet in Nashville for Doctors' Day on the Hill. Attendance is free, but registration is encouraged. Please click here or the image below to register.  Read about TMA's key legislative issues for 2022 here.
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  • Nicole Schlechter, MD - 
    Board Chair
  • Gregg Shepard, MD -
  • Michael Beckham, MD President-Elect
  • Laura Lawson, MD
  • Christin Giordano McAuliffe, MD 
  • George "Trey" Lee, MD
  • Matthew Pollard, MD
  • James Powers, MD  
  • Adrian Rodriguez, MD
  • M. Kevin Smith, MD
  • Duane Smoot, MD
  • Carl Willis, MD

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