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Physician Practice

Providers, Use of the Term

The WSMA condemns the use of the term "provider" to describe its members and urges any organization which employs the term to describe physicians by their proper, professional titles of either "physician" or "doctor". (Res B-9, A-99; Res B-1, A-06) (Reaffirmed A-19)


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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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