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Medigram: July 17, 2014

Top Story

Medical, nursing and pharmacy students team up
to share healthy living tips

The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation brought together medical, nursing and pharmacy students yesterday in Milwaukee to lead healthy living activities at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee site on West North Avenue. Read more.

News Briefs

Free one-day clinic seeking physician volunteers
Over 1,000 uninsured patients are expected to seek medical care during a one-day free clinic on Saturday, August 9, and organizers are seeking physician volunteers to help care for them. Read more.

UW to host annual Seminars in Pediatrics conference
Pediatricians and family physicians from throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest are invited to attend the 2014 Seminars in Pediatrics, hosted annually by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and the American Family Children’s Hospital. Read more.

AMA accepting nominations for Inspirational Physician Award
The American Medical Association invites its members to pay tribute to physicians who have made a difference in their professional lives by nominating those physicians for the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) Inspirational Physician Award (formerly the Physician Mentor Recognition Program). Read more.

Newsmakers

Treffert published in August issue of Scientific American
The August, 2014 issue of Scientific American magazine features an article by past Society President Darold Treffert, MD, titled “Accidental Genius.” Read more.