Policies and Procedures

The following are policy statements and procedures adopted or instituted by the CDS Plans & Policies Committee.
To see the Policies and Procedures Meetings Agenda and Minutes click here.

Policy Statements

  • Reimbursement Policies -- Adopted May 16, 2012.  Applies to guest speakers and other "guests" of the CDS for which the Society is providing reimbursement for travel and accommodations.
  • Member Reinstatement -- Adopted  April 10, 2013.  Establishes procedures for reinstatement of a member who has been suspended for non-payment of dues.
  • Conference Exhibitors -- Adopted May 15, 2013.  Outlines policies and procedures for commercial exhibitors at Society educational conferences.
  • Patient Privacy -- Adopted June 3, 2015.  States the Society's intent to safeguard patient privacy issues with respect to information presented at CDS conferences or in other formats, and to comply with all relevant HIPAA regulations.
  • Non-discrimination and Sexual Harassment -- Adopted December 2, 2020.  States policies concerning potentially discriminatory actions and sexual harassment, as well as procedures and remedies when violations of the policy occur.

Other Resources

CDS Bylaws (Adopted 2019)

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