2023 House of Delegates Meeting Information

The 158th annual Michigan State Medical Society House of Delegates meeting is fast approaching. The meeting will be held on April 22-23, 2023 at The Henry, Autograph Collection, in Dearborn.  

Hotel Reservations by April 1:  Please visit www.msms.org/hod or call 888-709-8081 (mention MSMS for group rate) as soon as possible to ensure you are provided with accommodations.  If you belong to a staffed county, please check with your executive first.  Several counties make reservations for their delegation. Reservations are due no later than April 1.

HOD Meeting RSVP by April 1:  Please click here or visit www.msms.org/hod and complete the form to RSVP for the meeting.

Resolutions by March 1:  Resolutions are due by March 1, 2023.  Resolutions received after March 1 will be considered late resolutions and will be referred to Committee C- Internal Affairs, Bylaws, and Rules.  Reference Committee C will meet the week prior to the HOD, via Zoom, to review any late resolutions.  

Handbook Material:  The official handbook will be available on the MSMS website and will be emailed to you on Monday, April 3.The House of Delegates app will be ready mid-April.  Please click here to link to view the preliminary Order of Business.

Voting:  The Candidate Forum will begin at 12:30 pm on Saturday.  If there is a contested election, voting will take place from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. 

Reference Committees:  Reference Committees will take testimony on Saturday from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.  The Reference Committee on Ways and Means will meet at 2:30 pm on Saturday.   

To provide an additional opportunity for member input and to accommodate delegates who are not able to attend, MSMS will again allow written testimony prior to the meeting.   The online testimony forum willbe available starting Monday, April 10, 2023, and will be shared with the Reference Committees prior to the House.

If you are interested in serving on a Reference Committee, please contact Carrie Wheeler by March 1, 2023. 

President’s Reception:  Please join your colleagues in a reception honoring the 158th president, M. Salim U. Siddiqui, MD, PhD.  The afternoon event will begin immediately following the AMA Town Hall on Saturday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm.  The event is free and open to spouses and guests.  Dress for the reception is the same as the House of Delegates.   

Reports of the Reference Committees:  Final action on all resolutions will be taken by the delegates on Sunday morning from 8:00 am until approximately 11:00 am.  A continental breakfast will be available for delegates starting at 7:00 am.  A live internet feed will be available for delegates for viewing purposes only.   

Please watch your email for additional updates regarding the House.  Please feel free to contact Rebecca Blake at (517) 336-5729 with any questions.