SCMS "2008 Representative of the Year" - Rep. Alan Hays
Representative Alan Hays was recognized for the second straight year for all his efforts on behalf of patients and the medical community. Rep. Hays is pictured receiving his awards for 2007 & 2008, along with John Robertson, MD, SCMS Executive Director Carrie Gilbert and Glen Davis, MD.-
SCMS "2007 Representative of the Year" - Rep. Alan Hays
Representative Alan Hays was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2006. As a retired dentist from Umatilla, Rep. Hays has first hand knowledge of the intricacies of caring for patients. Over the past two years he has used that knowledge as he has passionately fought for the rights of physicians and patients. He has truly become a friend of the medical community.
SCMS “2006 Legislator of the Year”- Rep. Dr. Ed Homan
Representative Ed Homan was first elected to the state House of Representatives in 2002. For the last four years he has worked tirelessly for the interests of all Florida's physicians in the state legislature, while still maintaining his orthopedic practice.
Ed has a special relationship with the SCMS. He joined us when we walked for Sen. Mike Haridopolos in 2003, he included the SCMS in a recent legislative forum on future healthcare issues, and keeps us apprised of ongoing legislative issues. He understands the importance of the political process, and represents the sacrifice it takes to make a difference. The time Ed spends makes it easier for each of us to practice every day.
SCMS “2005 Legislator of the Year” – Rep. David Simmons
Seminole County State Representative David Simmons was awarded the SCMS “2005 Legislator of the Year” award for the work he did placing limitations on Amendments 7 and 8 that exceeded medical community requests. In his crucial position the Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, he made sure that the enabling legislation passed would both benefit and protect all Floridians.
The Seminole County Medical Society Delegation at the 2005 FMA Annual Meeting, with Seminole County Representative David Simmons and his FMA “2005 Legislator of the Year” award. From left to right: Sanjiv Kapil, MD; Glen Davis, MD; State Representative Dr. Ed Homan; 2005 FMA President Dennis Agliano, MD; Sam Omar, MD; State Representative David Simmons, Ken Wing, MD; Richard Bragg, MD; and Clyde Clymer, MD.