• Office at 2701 Airport Blvd.— mortgage paid off!
  • Installed PPE (Person Protection Equipment) drop box at office
  • Received large PPE donations from Airbus, Austal USA, and Coastal Insulation, as well as many individuals and smaller businesses in the community
  • Received contributions from the Catranis Family Charitable Foundation and an anonymous donation to purchase 1,400K N95 masks for Medical Society members
  • Daily PPE packages picked up, mailed, or delivered to our members
  • Converted conference room temporarily to hold all donated PPE, as well as donated fabric masks
  • Started “ Make a Doc a Mask” fabric mask project in conjunction with the Alliance
  • Drove to Huntsville to pick up 2,000 donated face shields
  • Formed the COVID-19 Task Force for the Medical Society response and engagement; reports directly to unified command
  • Formed Chief Medical Officers Group of all Mobile County Hospitals to create a unified response across all hospital systems. Included the Medical Society COVID-19 Task Force in the Mayor’s COVID-19 Task force. The CMO Task Force initially met twice a week and now meet weekly.
  • Formed the COVID-19 PSA Task Force and created campaign with all hospital systems in Mobile to produce a print, billboard, social media, and commercial spots to educate the community on the importance of wearing masks and social distancing.
  • Began Daily Dashboard email Monday through Friday to update members on COVID-19 day to day information from the Mobile County Health Department (MCHD)
  • Hosted first virtual Medical Society Town Hall Conference call with MCHD Officer Dr. Bert Eichold. Continued Town Hall member calls in June with a second call with Niko Corley (MASA Governmental Affairs) to provide members with a governmental advocacy update briefing.
  • Strengthened the partnership between the Medical Society and the Mayor’s office.
  • Submitted letters, a resolution, and spoke to the Mobile City Council in support of a mask ordinance. Mask ordinance was approved.
  • Formed the COVID-19 Carnival Advisory Council to determine and decide appropriate steps regarding the upcoming carnival season, balls, Mardi Gras parades, et. al. Submitted a letter, signed by the hospital CMOs and the officers of the Medical Society board requesting that the upcoming Mardi Gras parades be canceled in light of the pandemic. Press release from the Mayor’s office announced the cancellation of the 2021 parade schedule.
  • Establishing a social media presence (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Membership surveys dispersed to determine members’ preferred means of communication
  • Complete website redesign and re-branding www.msomc.org
  • Began partnership with Baldwin County Medical Society to form a physician wellness program Task Force
  • Recruited speaker for physician wellness program, Dr. David Rogers, Physician Wellness Coordinator at UAB
  • Rodeo-Dr. Dick Esham continued his work with the “Real Old Doctors Eating Out” by reaching out to retired physicians to inquire and obtain a retired physicians volunteer list
  • Hosted the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) District 1 Caucus
  • Approved 22 New Members
  • Created a Legacy Fund through the Mobile Medical Endowment Trust
  • ADPH | MASA conference calls
  • Participated in daily MCHD Emergency Preparedness Calls; Weekly Unified Command calls
  • Set date for Virtual Tour de LADR Bike Ride 2021 –2/27/2021
  • Awarded 2 $1,000 Scholarships to Medical Students
  • Attended MASA’s Government Affairs DC Meeting
  • Attended the Alliance’s Red, White, & Blue wine tasting event
  • Served on the Camp Rap-A-Hope board
  • Served on the board of the Mobile Medical Museum