About MSNJ

    MSNJ's House of Delegates

    More than 200 physicians are voting members of the House of Delegates, the Medical Society of New Jersey’s top policy-making body. Other physicians may belong as non-voting members. The House of Delegates holds an annual meeting in April and May. All MSNJ boards, councils, committees, and sections report to the House.

    The House is comprised of elected county medical society delegates (one delegate per 22 members or fraction on record at MSNJ). It also includes members of the MSNJ Board of Trustees; councilors; the New Jersey AMA delegation; the Council on Legislation; chairs of other councils; and delegates from the Organized Medical Staff Section, Resident and Fellows Section, Medical Student Section, International Medical Graduate Section, Section on Academic Medicine, and selected specialty societies.

    Members wishing to have an idea or change adopted as MSNJ policy are encouraged to present their suggestion to their local county medical society. The county society, if it wishes, may then submit it as a resolution (see sample form for submitting resolution) at the next meeting of the House of Delegates. If adopted by the House and if it has nationwide appeal, it may be forwarded to the AMA for action.

    In the case of a county society’s not agreeing with an idea or recommendation, the member may contact a delegate from the society and ask that he or she submit a resolution for consideration by the House. Ideas and action also are developed and sent to the House for consideration by boards, councils, committees, and sections.

    For more information please phone 609.896.1766, ext. 0, or e-mail info@msnj.org.


    2.6.19 Revolving Reference Committee Reports

    Amendment to MSNJ's Constitution - preliminary report | draft affiliation agreement | Morris Charter

    Resolution - Establishment of an AMA Review Committee of the NPDB and Publish Results

      Staff Notes

      Register online(You will receive webinar information via email once you register)

      11.28.18 Revolving Reference Committee Reports

      Resolution - Access to the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund for All Young US Citizens

      Supporting Materials:

      1. Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Commission – Residency Status for Eligibility
      2. Public Charge: A New Threat to Immigrant Families

      Staff Notes with supplemental

      2018 Annual Meeting Reports  

      • Agenda House of Delegates 2019
      • Speaker Letter
      • 2019 Board of Trustees Resolutions
      • 2019 House of Delegates - Final Resolutions Report 
      • 2019 House of Delegates Election Results
      • 2019 House of Delegates Resolutions Status Report

      Reference Committee Order of Business

      Reference Committee Report 

      2019 Reference Committee's Proposed Bylaws Amendments  

      Reports for Acceptance & Filing

      1. Constitution & Bylaws Final Report
      2. Secretary
      3. Nomination for Emeritus Membership
      4. Deceased Members Report
      5. Treasurer
      6. Committee on Finance & Budget
      7. Annual Review of Outside Contracts
      8. Judicial Council Report
      9. Offices to be Filled by Election
      10. Report of the Status of 2018 Annual Meeting Resolutions

      Additional Reports

      1. 2018/2019 Board Members
      2. Nomination Committee Report

      Past Annual Meeting Reports

      Constitution & Bylaws

      MSNJ Constitution and Bylaws July 2014

      MSNJ Constitution and Bylaws Updated 2018

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