State advocacy resources

Participating in advocacy activities can seem a bit confusing, especially if surgeons have never done so.  Questions arise as to how to do it, what to say, and where further information may be obtained on numerous state legislative and regulatory issues of interest. To learn about the many facets of grassroots advocacy, and to utilize the plethora of web-based information on state-related issues, check out the following. 


Surgeons as Advocates: A SurgeonsVoice Handbook for Advocacy


What Is Advocacy?


How to Start


Developing a Strategy


Grassroots Advocacy


A Guide to In-District Meetings


Tracking Legislation


State Legislation Tracked by the College


State Grassroots Advocacy on SurgeonsVoice


State Legislative Priorities



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