The Connecticut Orthopaedic Society urges all its members to become involved with the political process. The involvement of individual physicians is vital to the success of the grassroots lobbying efforts on a local and national level.

Creating close personal relationships is one of the strongest means of influencing legislative thinking. Personal visits, letters, and telephone calls are ways to develop these crucial relationships. The following information gives some insight as to how to contact an elected official by personal visit, letter or telephone.