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Medigram: August 21, 2014

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Society members to speak at Symposium 2014
Two Wisconsin Medical Society members will present breakout sessions at the Society’s Symposium 2014, Oct. 19-21 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Read more.

News Briefs

WMJ study suggests need for CPR-certified coaches in Wisconsin
In Wisconsin, it’s coaches—78 percent of the time—who are the first responders to an on-the-field collapse of a student-athlete or bystander, according to a study published in the August issue of WMJ. Read more.

Foundation now accepting grant proposals
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is now accepting grant applications for 2015 community-based or statewide health education initiatives and research projects that aim to improve health in Wisconsin. Read more.

Foundation offering grants for school gardens
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation is once again offering grants to support Wisconsin’s elementary and middle-level public schools that wish to establish a school garden and incorporate healthy living activities and lessons into their curriculums. Read more.

Society accepting physician applications for
innovative leadership program

Physicians who are in current or emerging leadership roles are encouraged to engage in a dynamic, new leadership program. Leading Healthy Work Systems will be offered by the Wisconsin Medical Society for the first time this fall and again in the spring of 2015. Read more.

Physician is the keynote for Business Health Care Group’s annual meeting Sept. 30
David Nash, MD, dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health, will keynote for the Business Health Care Group’s 2014 annual meeting, Sept. 30, at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West in Wauwatosa. Read more.