NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Government Code Section 11125 of a meeting of the

Industrial Medical Council of the Department of Industrial Relations to be held on:

Date: May 16, 2002

Time: 10:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Place: Ramada Inn

245 S. Airport Blvd.

S. San Francisco, CA 94080

Tel. No. (650) 589-7297

A Public Meeting has been scheduled to permit Industrial Medical Council’ action which will

facilitate the proper functioning of the California Workers' Compensation program

AGENDA

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT AN AGENDA ITEM, PLEASE CONTACT THE PERSON LISTED BY THE ITEM BEFORE THE MEETING.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Before the IMC Meeting: Open to the Public

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Executive Committee 8:30 – 8:45 AM Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

Education Committee 8:45 – 9:15AM Dr. Walsh (831) 373-1003

Discussion of Regulatory Changes

Musculoskeletal Committee 9:15 - 9:45 AM Dr. Roback (323) 938-4131

Neuromusculoskeletal Protocols

Ad Hoc Committee on Educational Statements 9:45 – 10:00 Dr. Wakim (714) 841-5333

Fibromyalgia

Fee Schedule Committee 10:00-10:15 AM Mr. Sommer (805) 557-3326

GENERAL MEETING

1. 10:15 Open Meeting - Call to Order Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

2. 10:20 Consent Agenda Items

Approval of Minutes and Notice of Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

Actions of April 18, 2002 Meeting

Executive Medical Director's Monthly Report Dr. S. McKenzie (650) 737-2700

Legislative Report Mr. Fisher (650) 737-2700

DWC Report Mr. Gannon (415) 703-4600

3. 10:40 CHSWC–Research Colloquium Report Ms. Sinnott (650) 737-2700

Vote on participation in Colloquium

4. 10:55 Education Committee Report Dr. Walsh (831) 373-1003

QME Regulations, Emergency Regulations

5. 11:15 Musculoskeletal Committee Report Dr. Roback (323) 938-4131

6 11:30 Fee Schedule Committee Report Mr. Sommer (805) 557-3326

7. 11:45 Discipline Committee Report (Closed Session) Dr. Ng (408) 295-0514

Termination of QME status of Joseph Cobbs, D.C.

Per Title 2, Division 3, Part 1, Section 11126(d) of the Government Code)

8. 12:00 Announcements Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

9. 12:05 Adjournment Dr. Pitts (714) 967-4692

Discipline Committee (Closed Session) 12:05-12:30 PM Dr. Ng (408) 295-0514

[Govt. Codes §11126(c) (QME discipline)]

Mr. Larry Williams will assist the Co-Chair in keeping the order of people wishing to be recognized by the Chair.