SEC Filings

10-12G
AMSURG CORP filed this Form 10-12G on 03/11/1997
Entire Document
 
<PAGE>   3

         V.      "Outside Director" means a member of the Board who is not an
officer or employee of the Corporation or any Subsidiary or Affiliate of the
Corporation.  A Board member who serves as a medical director but is not either
an officer or employee will be deemed to be an Outside Director.

         W.      "Outside Director Restricted Stock" means an award to an
Outside Director under Section 9 below.

         X.      "Plan" means this 1997 Stock Incentive Plan, as amended from
time to time.

         Y.      "Restricted Stock" means an award of shares of Common Stock
that is subject to restrictions under Section 7 of the Plan.

         Z.      "Restriction Period" has the meaning provided in Section 7 of
the Plan.

         AA.     "Retirement" means Normal or Early Retirement.

         BB.     "Section 162(m) Maximum" has the meaning provided in Section
3(a) hereof.

         CC.     "Stock Appreciation Right" means the right pursuant to an
award granted under Section 6 below to surrender to the Corporation all (or a
portion) of a Stock Option in exchange for an amount equal to the difference
between (i) the Fair Market Value, as of the date such Stock Option (or such
portion thereof) is surrendered, of the shares of Common Stock covered by such
Stock Option (or such portion thereof), subject, where applicable, to the
pricing provisions in Section 6(b)(ii), and (ii) the aggregate exercise price
of such Stock Option (or such portion thereof).

         DD.     "Stock Option" or "Option" means any option to purchase shares
of Common Stock (including Restricted Stock, if the Committee so determines)
granted pursuant to Section 5 below.

         EE.     "Subsidiary" means any corporation (other than the
Corporation) in an unbroken chain of corporations beginning with the
Corporation if each of the corporations (other than the last corporation in the
unbroken chain) owns stock possessing 50% or more of the total combined voting
power of all classes of stock in one of the other corporations in the chain.


SECTION 2.  ADMINISTRATION.

         The Plan shall be administered by a Committee of not less than two
Non-Employee Directors, who shall be appointed by the Board and who shall serve
at the pleasure of the Board.  Decisions of the Committee may be ratified by
the Board. The functions of the Committee specified in the Plan may be
exercised by an existing Committee of the Board composed exclusively of
Non-Employee Directors.  The initial Committee shall be the Compensation
Committee of the Board.





                                       3