The influence of legislative bodies and governmental agencies on both our professional endeavors and the well-being of our patients is substantial. Every legislative session sees the introduction of numerous laws, varying in their impact. Regulatory bodies, like the State Medical Board and the Connecticut Department of Mental Health, establish rules that demand our compliance.

Why should you advocate?

  • Legislation directly impacts patient care and the practice of medicine.
  • As a physician and a constituent, you possess unique qualifications for effective advocacy.
  • Engaging in grassroots advocacy can bring about meaningful change, ensuring that decisions directly affecting you are informed by your voice.
Find Your Legislators

Watch the following informative videos by Dr. Kiki Kennedy and learn about CT's legislature, and how to testify at a hearing.

Eric Gjede, Principal
Statehouse Partners, LLC

Dr. Kiki Kennedy
CPS Legislative Committee Chair