Benefits of Membership

  • Award-winning statewide newsletter
  • Association website Nationally-recognized annual conference titled Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Continuum
  • Dedicated website for annual conference
  • Annual update on Medicare billing
  • Annual update on Medicare comparative performance reports for physicians practicing post-acute care
  • Discounted member registration fee for Annual Conference
  • Convenient, on-line Annual Conference registration
  • Listing as expert witness, on request
  • Assistance in earning AMDA's medical director certification
  • Networking with other medical directors statewide
  • Networking and partnering with the other post-acute trade and professional associations
  • Advocacy in Tallahassee on behalf of the members of FMDA
  • Advocacy at AMDA’s House of Delegates

Classes of Membership

There are multiple classes of membership in the Association: general membership, student, retired, lifetime, and affiliate. All members of this organization will be encouraged to be members of the national association, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

  1. General: Membership in FMDA may be granted to any physician who holds the position of medical director, or a physician, advanced practice nurse, pharmacist, or physician assistant who has an interest in or who provides medical services in full or in part in PA/LTC. Members in this classification shall be entitled to a vote and the eligibility to be a member of the Board of Directors.

  2. Allied Health Professional Relations Committee: Health care practitioners who provide essential services to patients in the PA/LTC setting are eligible to join, including dental professionals, podiatrists, opticians, psychologists, therapists (PT/OT/ST), etc. Committee members are non-voting and may be appointed by the Board of Directors to serve on other FMDA committees.

  3. Organizational Affiliate: Organizations in the medical, regulatory, or political fields of PA/LTC wishing to promote the affairs of FMDA. They include vendors, other professionals, and organizations.

  4. Students: Student membership is available to physicians/PAs/pharmacists/NPs-in-training, including interns, residents, fellows, and to premedical students and any person engaged in graduate medical/NP/PA/pharmacist education in the U.S. Student members shall have all FMDA privileges except they shall not be eligible to vote or hold office.

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Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Continuum 2017 is October 12-15, 2017 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

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