Member Survey
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Your Medical Society is always striving to remain relevant to your professional life and the profession as a whole. Below is a short survey designed to help us achieve that goal. I'd ask you to take a few minutes and fill out the survey. As an incentive, everyone who completes a survey is eligible for a drawing to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards.
 
Thank you in advance for your time in improving our association.

Robert Hay Jr., CAE,
Executive Vice President 
Medical Society of the District of Columbia
 
MSDC Benefits and Services
 
Below are MSDC benefits and services. How important were the following in your decision to join MSDC?
 1-Not at all important 5-Very important 
MSDC advocacy on important issues affecting healthcare and physicians at the District level (licensure, women's health, scope of practice, hospital closings)
Information about/ opportunity to advocate on urgent regulatory and legislative issues
MSDC advocacy on important issues at the federal level (push for fairer Medicare/ Medicaid reimbursement rates, expanded access to care)
Assistance interfacing with/ navigating DC government (license renewal, starting practice, etc)
Networking opportunities including the MSDC Annual Meeting
Practice management solutions and advice
Corporate Partner programs and discounts (prescription drug card, malpractice insurance, multiple-employer 401(k))
Direct delivery of eNewsline, MSDC's twice-a-month need-to-know email
Continuing education/ professional development opportunities
Support for/access to the Physician Health Program
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How satisfied are you with MSDC's performance in these areas?
 1-Not at all satisfied 5-Very satisfied Not sure 
MSDC advocacy on important issues affecting healthcare and physicians at the District level (licensure, women's health, scope of practice, hospital closings)
Information about/ opportunity to advocate on urgent regulatory and legislative issues
MSDC advocacy on important issues at the federal level (push for fairer Medicare/ Medicaid reimbursement rates, expanded access to care)
Assistance interfacing with/ navigating DC government (license renewal, starting practice, etc)
Networking opportunities including the MSDC Annual Meeting
Practice management solutions and advice
Corporate Partner programs and discounts (prescription drug card, malpractice insurance, multiple-employer 401(k))
Direct delivery of eNewsline, MSDC's twice-a-month need-to-know email
Continuing education/ professional development opportunities
Support for or access to the Physician Health Program
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Ways That MSDC Benefits the Profession
 
Below are ways that MSDC benefits the medical profession. How important were they in your decision to join MSDC?
 1-Not at all important    5-Very important 
Influencing legislation and regulations that affect the profession
Promoting greater public awareness of contributions in the profession
Demonstrating physician concern for the community through philanthropy and public relations
Providing standards or guidelines that support quality
Supporting student/resident education and entry into the profession
Providing awards or recognition for excellence in the profession
Providing a common community for the entire profession
Gathering, analyzing, and publishing data on trends on the profession
Maintaining a code of ethics for the profession
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How satisfied are you with MSDC's performance in these areas?
 1-Not at all satisfied    5-Very satisfied Not sure 
Influencing legislation and regulations that affect the profession
Promoting greater public awareness of contributions in the profession
Demonstrating physician concern for the community through philanthropy and public relations
Providing standards or guidelines that support quality
Supporting student/resident education and entry into the profession
Providing awards or recognition for excellence in the profession
Providing a common community for the entire profession
Gathering, analyzing, and publishing data on trends on the profession
Maintaining a code of ethics for the profession
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MSDC Dues and Top Issues 
 

Who pays your MSDC dues?

Self
I receive invoice, but employer pays my dues/ reimburses me for dues
Employer/practice pays directly through group membership
Not sure
I'm dues-exempt because I am a life member
I'm dues-exempt because I'm a resident/ fellow/ student member
Please select the top three (3) challenges that face the medical profession.
Liability exposure, risk management
Undesirable pending legislation
Inadequate appreciation of physicians by society at large
Inadequate appreciation of physicians by employer/ health systems
Rising cost of doing business; decreased/ confusing revenue streams
Keeping pace with technology; inadequate technology
Burdensome means to maintain credentials/ certification
Technology replacing practitioners
Burnout
Rapidly changing, difficult to predict market conditions or trends
Keeping up with new information, clinical advancements
Medical student debt
Other  
Your input is important and MSDC wants to thank you for your participation.  There are 6 more questions left. You may either stop now and be entered once in the drawing to win an Amazon gift card OR you may continue, provide more valuable feedback, and be entered twice in the Amazon gift card drawing. 
Thank you again for sharing your valuable time and feedback.
 

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