The Party of Medicine is an award-winning peer-to-peer education and recruiting tool set in a social gathering.


Audience: Physicians AND spouses
  • Not members of Society or Alliance
  • Not members of TEXPAC
  • Not participating in advocacy
Goals:
  • Educate about importance of medical advocacy
    • What advocacy is, why it is important
    • Legislation that occurred last session and how it affects them
    • How state PAC worked and dispel myths
    • Increase membership for state PAC
    • Increase participation in Alliance led advocacy events
  • Membership
    • Use advocacy as a method of recruiting new Alliance and Society members
    • Use advocacy to dispel myths of what Alliance is…
    • We are more than ladies who lunch
    • Show the value of membership
    • Strengthen the Society/Alliance bond
How we made it happen:
  • Personally invited our friends
  • Provided food and drinks
  • Set the Stage with signs scattered about the area about advocacy
  • Social hour for 45 minutes then the presentation
  • Shared our WHY of why we advocate
  • David Letterman style countdown of Top Ten Reasons to Join
  • Wrap up with a specific ask
How did it work for us?
  • 95% of participants joined TexPac…$10k raised in memberships
  • New members for both the Alliance and the Society
  • Alliance members that now participate in regular and advocacy events
  • A change in attitude for some about what the Alliance is
How can it work for you?
  • Try it…You have nothing to lose and I am here to help!
  • It is easily adaptable to your county or state
  • It is low/no cost….just printing for signage and snacks.
  • It promotes the value of belonging to the Alliance.