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This page contains an index to the bylaws of the Colorado Medical Society. The title of each major section is a clickable link to the related bylaw sections.

The bylaws are available in a single document here (version updated June 1, 2016).


I. Membership
  • 1. Evidence of Membership
  • 2. Meaning of Term “Members”
  • 3. Classes of Members
  • 4. Initiation, Alteration, and Termination of Classification and Sub-classification of Members
  • 5. Determination of Qualifications for Membership
  • 6. Application for Membership
  • 7. Application by Expelled Physician or Physician Whose License has been Revoked or Suspended
  • 8. Expulsion and Disqualification of Members
  • 9. Termination of Membership

II. Component Societies
  • 1. Plan of Organization
  • 2. Eligibility for Charter
  • 3. Component Society Restructuring
  • 4. Constitution, Bylaws and Amendments
  • 5. Annual Report of Election
  • 6. Negative Appeals of Component Society Decisions
  • 7. Duplicate Active Membership
  • 8. Jurisdiction Over Physicians in District
  • 9. Waiver of Jurisdiction
  • 10. Records of an Inactive Component Society

III. Board of Directors
  • 1. Composition
  • 2. Duties and Powers
  • 3. Director Election Process
  • 4. Terms of Office
  • 5. Director Removal
  • 6. Vacancies
  • 7. Chair of the Board
  • 8. Executive Committee
  • 9. Sunset Evaluation
  • 10. Certificate of Service


V. Officers and Other Elected Persons
  • 1. Designation
  • 2. Definition of Year
  • 3. Eligibility of Officers
  • 4. President
  • 5. President-elect
  • 6. Treasurer
  • 7. Secretary
  • 8. Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the American Medical Association
  • 9. Immediate Past President
  • 10. Grievance Review Committee Members
  • 11. Judicial Councilors

VI(a). Professional Review
  • 1. Objective
  • 2. Jurisdiction and Scope
  • 3. Professional Review Committees (PRCs) Structure and Participation
  • 4. Confidentiality
  • 5. Review Process

VI(b). Grievance Resolution Service
  • 1. Objective
  • 2. Jurisdiction and Scope
  • 3. Grievance Resolution Committees (GRCs) Structure and Participation
  • 4. Confidentiality
  • 5. Grievance Resolution Process

VII. Councils and Committees
  • 1. Councils, Committees and Other Work Groups
  • 2. Ex Officio
  • 3. Attendance
  • 4. Open Meetings and Executive Sessions

VIII. Sections
  • 1. Colorado Medical Society Sections
  • 2. Criteria for Establishment of a Section
  • 3. Representation
  • 4. Sunset of Sections


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