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September 12, 2018

Spread the word: Foundation grant applications due Sept. 28
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is now accepting grant applications online for projects aimed at improving health at the community or statewide levels. More than $80,000 is available for 2019 grant awards, which may range from $500 to $10,000 each. Read more.

Nominate a Young Physician or Superhero of Medicine
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is seeking nominations for the Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award and the Superhero of Medicine Award, which will be presented at the Foundation’s Annual Dinner on April 5, 2019 in Madison. Read more.

Gifting Strategies to the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation
Annual gifts to the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation may still qualify for a tax deduction, but the tax law changes at the end of 2017 raised the standard deduction limit for tax filing and made itemizing deductions less practical for many filers. Read more.

Promoting health and medical careers in Wausau
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s Prescription for a Healthy You program brought together medical students and local youth in Wausau for an afternoon of education and fun on August 8. Read more.

Share your passion for medicine. Volunteer!
Physician volunteers are needed to help host the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s booth at the Wisconsin Science Festival, October 11-13 in Madison. Read more.

Write in Foundation when giving to United Way Campaign
Did you know that if you support your local United Way through employee contributions you also can designate all or a portion of your contribution to the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation? Read more.

Foundation grant supports substance use disorder webinars
Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care is the topic for the 2018 webinar series hosted by the Wisconsin Society of Addiction Medicine (WISAM) and funded through a grant from the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation. Read more.