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Medigram: April 24, 2014

Editor’s Note: The Wisconsin Medical Society will be upgrading its member database this weekend between 2 p.m. Friday, April 25 and Monday, April 28. As a result, Society members will not be able to log in to the Society website during that period to access member-only content. Content on the rest of the website will be accessible. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Top Story

Five Society members run for AMA leadership positions
Campaigns are officially underway for AMA leadership positions, and the Wisconsin Medical Society is proud to support the candidacy of five Society members. Read more.

News Briefs

Transformational leadership CME sessions
available for physicians

The Wisconsin Medical Society has created several CME opportunities designed to assist physicians in their leadership growth. Read more.

Online CME course available on medical certification of commercial drivers
Effective May 21, 2014, only health care professionals who have had specific training, passed the Federal Medical Examiners Certification Examination and are listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners will be allowed to perform DOT examinations for commercial drivers. Read more.

CMS adoption of updated Life Safety Code could mean changes, financial investment for some facilities
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the updated 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code (LSC). Read more.

Limited seats still available for MCW symposium
for senior physicians

The Medical College of Wisconsin Office of Alumni Relations is presenting “A Symposium for Senior Physicians” Wednesday, May 21 at the MCW Alumni Center in Milwaukee. Read more.