Submitted by: Virginia Delegation to the AMA
WHEREAS, current MSV policy does not contain language protecting and directing members on their rights and responsibilities of holding hospital privileges, and
WHEREAS, the enclosed AMA has relevant policy H-225,942 “Physician and Medical Staff Bill of Rights” amended at the Annual 2018 American Medical Association House of Delegate meeting that could serve as a template for MSV, and
WHEREAS, instances have arisen in the Commonwealth where the Board of Directors of a hospital or hospital system have ignored or usurped the medical staff Bylaws for their own benefit, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that our Medical Society of Virginia adopt AMA policy H-225,942 “Physician and Medical Staff Bill of Rights” in the MSV Policy Compendium.