Volunteers Needed for the Doctor of the Day

The Arkansas Medical Society will again sponsor the “Doctor of the Day” program for the 2013 session of the Arkansas legislature. This program has been provided by the Society for a number of years and has enhanced the effectiveness of our political efforts.

The legislative session will convene on January 14, 2013, and continues for a minimum of 60 days, but the time can be extended by action of the legislature if needed. Volunteers are needed each Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The “Doctor of the Day” can attend legislative committee meetings and has floor privileges in the House and Senate. If Friday is your day of preference, please remember that many Fridays are cancelled with little notice when the legislature votes to recess on Thursday afternoon.

Please contact Laura Hawkins at the AMS office by phone at 501-224-8967 / 800-542-1058 or by email if you have questions about the program or to volunteer as “Doctor of the Day.”  You may also register online in the Advocacy section. We will confirm your volunteer date in early December.