(click image to see the Agenda)
Original logo designed by Kathy Chilton
The New Mexico Pediatric Society (NMPS) advocates throughout the year on behalf of all children, families, pediatricians and allied pediatric practitioners in New Mexico.
The history behind the
State Government Affairs Committee (SGAC)
Agenda for New Mexico's Children
Lance Chilton, MD, FAAP and Larry Shandler, MD, FAAP, then president and vice-president of the NM Pediatric Society respectively, along with contractor and now state Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino, worked with fellow chapter members and other advocates to develop what they called the Agenda for New Mexico's Children... (read more)
The NMPS SGAC is charged with reviewing and recommending chapter support or opposition for proposed changes in state law. The committee also provides direction to legislators and other advocacy partners on child health and practice issues... (read more)
New Mexico State Legislature
The NMPS PEDIATRIC COUNCIL works toward improving the care of New Mexico children while making certain that the insurers of our state help to cover the care they receive... (read more)
The state's website is a good way to track legislation and provide input to your legislators. (go there)
Thank you to our advocacy partners!