Job Description: ASGE invites you to become a member of
its Legislative Action Network (LAN). Sign-up today and join more than
1,400 of your ASGE colleagues in advocating on federal legislative and
regulatory issues that impact the practice of gastrointestinal endoscopy and
the delivery of health care services.
changes are ahead in the way health care is covered, delivered and
reimbursed. More than ever, ASGE needs the voice of members
like you to engage federal policymakers in every step of the legislative
and regulatory process. As the 112th Congress gets underway
with new leadership, new ideas and new opportunities, ASGE needs
gastrointestinal endoscopists in every state and congressional district
engaged and ready to educate policymakers about issues important to the
2010 elections resulted in a large number of newly elected members of
Congress. These freshman lawmakers are eager to connect with their
constituencies back home and to establish a network of trusted expert
advisors on issues such as health care. ASGE members who live or work in
the states and districts of these new lawmakers should seize the
opportunity to establish a relationship with these lawmakers and their
staff early in the legislative session.
Time Commitment: As much as you like, or as little as
10 minutes a year.
Join Our Team Today
LAN provides a nearly effortless way for you to connect with your
government. The LAN offers opportunities for you to engage in
various types and levels of advocacy. You choose your degree of
involvement. No time commitment is too
small and each connection you make can have a significant impact on
advancing ASGE’s advocacy agenda.
Members of the LAN can participate by:
Responding to ASGE action alerts, which may include
calling your lawmakers, or sending them electronic letters through ASGE’s
Sharing ASGE generated materials with your
Providing ASGE with patient and practice stories;
Developing and fostering a relationship with your
senators and representative;
Meeting with legislators in Washington, DC or their
Attending town hall meetings.
all tasks, ASGE ensures that members have all of the information,
resources and tools needed to make each advocacy encounter easy and