NAM News - May 5, 2021
In This Issue

Support the Medical Foundation of Nashville During the Big Payback Today!

The Big Payback is your annual opportunity to give back to the nonprofit organizations that keep Nashville going strong. The 2021 event begins today on Wednesday, May 5, through 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 6. Please consider making an online donation to the Medical Foundation of Nashville today.
The Big Payback

Impact TMA Policy at House of Delegates: May 22

NAM has 31 physician delegates for TMA's House of Delegates on Saturday, May 22, in Franklin, TN. The House of Delegates gives physicians from across the state an opportunity to gather as a professional group to develop policies that affect the practice of medicine and the delivery of patient care. Policy positions developed by the House of Delegates provide a basis for TMA's legislative priorities. If you are interested in serving in the House of Delegates, please contact Rebecca Leslie at
House of Delegates
NAM delegates at 2019 House of Delegates

Reminder: TN Professional Privilege Tax Is Due June 1

Tennessee law requires every physician with an active license from the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners (BME) or Board of Osteopathic Examination (BOE) to pay a professional privilege tax by June 1 of each year to the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue. Physicians may not receive a reminder from the licensing board, and only those who have previously signed up for email reminders will receive them from the Department of Revenue. Click here for more details.

TennCare Episodes of Care Feedback Session: May 19

The 2021 TennCare Episodes of Care Feedback Session is scheduled for May 19 at 9 a.m. CST. It will take place virtually again this year, and you must register to participate. When registering, you're welcome to provide feedback on program design. Click here to register.

TMA's Prep for 2022 Session: May 26

All NAM/TMA members are invited to the Prep for 2022 Session meeting hosted by TMA's Legislative Committee. It will take place May 26 at 10 a.m. CST at the TMA office, located at 701 Bradford Avenue in Nashville. If you have an issue you'd like the committee to consider at the meeting, please email VP of Legislative Affairs Julie Griffin ( with a brief description of the issue. If you would like to attend in person, please RSVP before May 14 by emailing Alexa Stole ( Lunch will be served.

2021 Dues Renewal

Any outstanding membership dues are due before May 31 to continue your membership in NAM and TMA for 2021. NAM is thrilled to maintain a robust membership with one of our highest levels of engagement for our 200th anniversary this year. 2021 will hold some unique opportunities for promotion for NAM members! If you have not yet renewed, or if you need a replacement invoice, please contact Kelly Smith, director of physician engagement, at

Thank you to
our sponsors:
Burke Financial Group, LLC
Board of Directors:
  • Robin Williams, MD -
    Board Chair
  • Nicole Schlechter, MD - President
  • Gregg Shepard, MD - President-Elect
  • Michael Beckham, MD - Secretary/Treasurer
  • David Duong, MD
  • Laura Lawson, MD
  • Cindy Le, MD
  • George "Trey" Lee, MD
  • James Powers, MD  
  • V. Seenu Reddy, MD
  • Adrian Rodriguez, MD
  • M. Kevin Smith, MD
  • Carl Willis, MD

Contact Us:
General Inquiries
Phone: (615) 712-6236  
Project Access Nashville 
Specialty Care
Phone: (615) 712-6237
Rebecca Leslie
Chief Executive Officer

Nikki Ringenberg
Senior Director of Development

Taylor Crawford
Director of Strategic Projects
and Operations

Kelly Smith
Director of Physician Engagement

Anastacia Volz
Director of Project Access Nashville Specialty Care
Connect with 
NAM online:
Connect with
Medical Foundation
of Nashville online:

Support the Medical Foundation of Nashville While You Shop


You can designate MFN to receive a donation in the amount of 0.5% of the price of all Amazon purchases you make. Just click the logo to begin supporting us through AmazonSmile.
Kroger Community Rewards:
Once logged into your Kroger account you can search for Medical Foundation of Nashville either by name or JR590 and then click Enroll. Learn more or click the image to the right.
powered by emma
Subscribe to our email list.