Events Calendar


Medical and Nursing Community of Montana Unites to Urge Vaccination, Masking as COVID-19 Cases Rise Statewide:

Montana medical and nursing organizations representing thousands of health care practitioners across the state united to urge Montanans to protect themselves and their communities by getting vaccinated and wearing a mask as COVID-19 cases continue to r  

MMA Files Suit to Protect Montana Physician Offices, Fight for the Safety of Patients:

The Montana Medical Association along with other organizations and individuals, filed suit in Missoula Federal District Court on September 22, 2021, challenging House Bill 702 as it applies to Montana’s physicians and hospitals.


Montana Medical Association Selects Leadership for 2021/2022:

The Montana Medical Association (MMA) announced today that its Board of Trustees has selected a new slate of officers to lead the Association through September 2022, with Carley C. Robertson, M.D., a general practice physician from Havre, taking the he  

MMA Issues Statement Following DPHHS Report on Fatal Overdoses in Recent Weeks :

HELENA – The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, issued a press release on a high number of fatal overdoses across Montana over the last two weeks. The Montana Medical Association (MMA) today r  

MMA Statement on Preliminary Injunction Granted in HB 702 Litigation:

Today, in Missoula District Court, a preliminary injunction was granted in the Montana Medical Association’s ongoing litigation against House Bill 702 to the extent it applies to all facilities and providers subject to the Centers for Medicare an  

Healthcare Excellence in Leadership Program Documents

MMA Healthcare Excellence in Leadership Program Documents:

2022 Session Materials:   

Session 1:

  • Program
  • Montana's Healthcare System - Tom Roberts, M.D.

Session 2:

  • Program
  • Emotional Intelligence Handout
  • Relationship Management Handout

Session 3:

  • Program
  • MMA Influence Handout
  • M
  • Strategic Communications Handout

Session 4:

  • Program
  • MMA Team Engagement Participant Key


Session 5:

  • Program
  • MMA Effective Transition and Change Management
  • Telemedicine -- Thelma McClosky Armstrong


Physicians Participating in the Physician Leadership Program 2022:

John Andenoro, M.D., Urology Associates, Kalispell
Michael Brown, M.D., Yellowstone Pathology, Billings
Nicole Clark, M.D., St. Peter's Hospital, Helena
Scott Dull, M.D., Billings Clinic, Billings
Jay Erickson, M.D., Montana WWAMI Clinical Dean, Whitefish 
Shaun Gillis, M.D., Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, Bozeman
Jonathan Griffin, M.D., St. Peter's Hospital, Helena
Robert Hart, D.O., Western Montana Clinic, Missoula
Melissa Hulvat, M.D., Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Kalispell
Bobby Maynard, M.D., Great Falls Clinic, Great Falls 
Kevin Maxwell, M.D., Glendive Medical Center, Glendive
Marc Mentel, D.O., Community Medical Center, Missoula
Al Olszewski,  M.D., North Valley Hospital, Whitefish
Richard Popwell, M.D., Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, Bozeman
J. Bruce Robertson, M.D., Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, Bozeman
Jon Robinson, M.D., Bridger Orthopedic, Bozeman
Laura Shelton, M.D., Providence, Florence
Bonnie Stephens, M.D., Community Medical Center, Missoula
Stephen Tahta, M.D., Community Medical Center, Missoula
Michael Vlases, M.D., Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, Bozeman
John D. Williams, M.D., St. Lukes Community Healthcare, Polson