Committees & Boards

We strive to engage our members in the activities and causes for which they are most passionate.

Looking for an opportunity to make a positive and lasting impact?  Want to help shape the future of health care and the practice of medicine?  Desire to address issues that impact the health of our community?  Seeking ways to expand your scope of experience and strengthen your leadership skills?

Participating on one of our boards or committee can provide you a creative and rewarding outlet that exposes you to a broad range of providers that share you interests and passion.

Contact Laura Polak to discuss your areas of interest and current opportunities.



Board Leadership Opportunities

  • Board of Directors

    The board currently meets every other month on the third Monday from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm.

    Board members serve a three year term with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

    Note: In order to serve on the board of directors, at least one year of prior service on another board or committee is required.

  • Editorial Board

    The committee determines the content for the Physicians Bulletin Magazine.

    Meeting schedule includes a monthly meeting alternating between in-person and teleconference meetings.

  • Foundation Board

    This board strives to make a difference in the Omaha community by awarding grants to local health care related causes.

    This board generally meets in the evening, three or four times per year.

Committee Leadership Opportunities

  • Early Career Physicians Planning Committee

    This group is responsible for event planning as well as identifying areas where MOMS can help to connect, engage and empower residents, fellows, and physicians in their first five years out of training.

    Meeting schedule varies with meetings held both in person and via email.

    Members eligible for this committee include residents, fellows and physicians in the first four years after completion of residency or fellowship.

  • Legislative Committee

    Meets typically twice a year to provide input in the planning of the Society’s legislative activities by attending senator meetings and the Nebraska Medical Association House of Delegates resolution process and lobbying efforts.

  • Membership Committee

    This committee is responsible for recruitment and retention efforts as well as benefits related to membership.

    Committee members must commit to attending at least two of the four in-person meetings (held quarterly at 7:00 am). The remainder of the monthly meetings are conducted via email.

  • Public Health Committee

    The Public Health Committee has taken an active role in addressing key public health concerns in the Omaha community. Past initiatives have included pediatric patients access to specialty healthcare and Nebraska Medicaid expansion. This committee meets quarterly at 7:00 am.

  • Task Force on Physician Burnout

    The task force has been responsible for formulating the medical society’s response to physician burnout in the greater Omaha area, including programming, online resources, an assessment to evaluate response to stresses, and peer support services.

  • Women in Medicine Planning Committee

    Assist in identifying meeting topics and activities for the Women in Medicine Group, an active group with varied interests.

  • MOMS Delegate in NMA House of Delegates

    These individuals participate in the annual pre-caucus and caucus meetings in the MOMS office to determine resolutions for the NMA House of Delegates. These individuals also attend the NMA Annual Meeting & House of Delegates to vote on resolutions on behalf of MOMS.

If you are interested in serving or would like more information, please contact Laura Polak or call (402) 393-1415.