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Physician Advocacy

We Help You Have A Voice!

Join us in fighting for legislation that will help physicians practice medicine without interference from over regulation and protect their patients with decisions made by doctors not politicians. 

Current State Legislation

Current Federal Legislation

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OCMS Advocacy Groups

Delegation Committee

19 delegate seats are granted to OCMS by MSMS to represent Oakland County Physicians at the annual MSMS House of Delegates. Physician delegates determine policy, procedure and allocation of resources for the Michigan State Medical Society. The Delegation Committee meets two times per year in the evening. 

Legislative Committee

A committee comprising of physicians meet with local legislators to discuss legislative issues of interest to the physician community and the public. This committee works in conjunction with the Macomb County Medical Society and Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan.  Next Meeting: February 5, 2024, 7 pm (Virtual Meeting)

Medical/Legal Committee

The Medical/Legal Committee, held in conjunction with the Oakland County Bar Association, is composed of physicians and attorneys who deal with inter-professional relationships and matters of concern to both professional groups. Meetings: First Thursday of the month 7:45 - 8:45 am.

If you are interested in participating in any of the above committees, please contact Romy Shubitowski, OCMS Executive Director,, 248-792-7062.

Find Your Legislators

Michigan Representatives

Michigan Senators

U.S. Representatives

U.S. Senators

How do I Find a Bill?

Michigan Legislature

Federal Legislature

Health Can't Wait Initiative

Health Can’t Wait is a coalition of patients, health

care providers, and patient-support groups working

together to put Michigan patients first by ending

dangerous delays in patients’ access to health care

caused by insurance company bureaucracy, including

prior authorization red tape and step therapy requirements.

The coalition is being led by more than a dozen patient advocacy and health care organizations, including the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Susan G. Komen Michigan, the Michigan State Medical Society and many, many more. 

You can learn more about Health Can’t Wait, the growing coalition, and its work online at

Activate Your Political Voice

​Learn More About MDPAC


The Michigan Doctors’ Political Action Committee (MDPAC) is a bipartisan political action committee made up of physicians, their families, residents, medical students and others interested in making a positive contribution to the medical profession through the political process. Established by the Michigan State Medical Society, MDPAC supports pro-medicine candidates running for the State legislature, Michigan Supreme Court and other statewide positions. Join now! 

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