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A Program of the
Indianapolis Medical Society Foundation
IMS Member Physicians, Advertisers and Sponsors, the Indianapolis Medical Society is pleased to offer IMS Circle of Friends, a vendor relationship program to assist IMS members in making valuable business decisions for your practice. IMS Circle of Friends consists of businesses that serve Indianapolis-area physicians. These companies are screened by the IMS and pay an annual fee to participate in this service, exclusively for IMS Members.
The IMS Circle of Friends logo will appear on the advertisements of the participating companies for one year. If, as an IMS Member, you would like to recommend a company join or have comments about companies in this program, please contact Beverly Hurt, email@example.com or Marcia Hadley, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vendors interested in participating in this program should review, complete, and return the IMS Circle of Friends Initial Contact Form to the IMS. After completion of the Initial Contact Form, an IMS staffer will review the form and schedule an initial meeting with the vendor. If the meeting is successful, IMS staff will present the vendor to the IMS Executive Committee and/or IMS Board for approvals. Each Circle of Friends agreement is subject to member satisfaction reviews. Circle of Friends will require ongoing review and maintenance to assure members that the vendor and IMS should maintain the relationship. A signed Contract/Application Agreement and Participation Agreement are necessary for participation after all approvals have been met. See the Benefits Information below for a complete listing and details of the current year's events. Participation in IMS Circle of Friends has many advantages, including numerous opportunities to spend time with IMS Member physicians. You can choose from three levels of participation for IMS Circle of Friends. Each level entitles you to listings in the monthly IMS Bulletin, the annual Pictorial Roster, website listing and advertorial. Other events may be included, as IMS will use every opportunity to share this valuable resource with our members.
Platinum $4000 Participation in all designated events (minimum of ten).
Gold $3000 Choose six events to attend.
Silver $1500 Choose three designated events to attend.
Contact Beverly Hurt, email@example.com or call (317) 639-3406 for additional information on joining IMS Circle of Friends.
Opportunity for one representative to attend ALL events listed below. For the President's Inaugural Reception and the 7th District Annual Meeting, two representatives may attend.
Opportunity for one representative to attend six events listed below.
Opportunity for one representative to attend three events listed below designated with an asterisk.
For additional information on these events, contact Beverly Hurt, firstname.lastname@example.org or (317) 639-3406.
All events and dates are subject to change. Check the IMS Calendar of Events on the IMS website for up-to-date information.
Occasionally, IMS hosts a special event. These events are reserved for Platinum sponsors.
IMS Annual Presidential Inaugural
Target Audience: Installation of incoming IMS president and awards dinner for 50-Year Members and the Otis R. Bowen Awards. This event is exclusively sponsored by IMS Circle of Friends and attendance is by invitation only.
Date: TBD, Indianapolis
7th District Annual Meeting
Target Audience: All members (and their families) of the 7th District (Hendricks, Johnson, Morgan and Marion Counties). Sponsors are provided with an 8' draped table for display purposes and two dinner reservations
IMS Executive Committee Meetings
A monthly meeting of the six physician Officers of the Society meet to discuss pertinent items of business and review potential membership applications.
Target Audience: IMS Executive Committee
Attendance: Circle of Friends Information Distributed.
IMS Board Meetings
The 29 Directors involved in the leadership of the Society meet every other month at the IMS Headquarters to discuss current business and hear relevant presentations. Sponsors are invited to attend Social Time from 6:00pm to 6:30pm to distribute literature for each Director.
Target Audience: IMS Board Members
7th District Breakfast Meetings
Leadership of Seventh District (Hendricks, Johnson, Morgan, and Marion Counties) attends this breakfast meeting prior to the Indiana State Medical Association's Board of Trustees' Meeting. These quarterly meetings occur on Sunday. Sponsors can attend from 7:30am to 8:00am to distribute literature & make a 5-minute presentation.
Target Audience: Networking social members
Target Audience: Member and non-member physicians' spouses
Women in Medicine Events (2-4 annually)
Target Audience: Women IMS Member and non-member physicians
Initial Contact Form, initial meeting and application are reviewed and the contact person below notified via email of status. Executive Committee reviews are handled every month at the scheduled IMS EC Meeting.