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Medigram: November 13, 2014

Top Story

Wisconsin medical student elected to AMA Board of Trustees, new policies adopted at Interim Meeting
Dina Marie Pitta, a Wisconsin Medical Society member and student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medical and Public Health (UWSMPH), was elected to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Board of Trustees at its Interim Meeting in Dallas Nov. 8-11. Pitta will begin her term in June 2015. Read more.

News Briefs

Doctor Day 2015 set for March 11
Doctor Day 2014 brought more than 200 physicians representing 17 different physician organizations—the best in Wisconsin Medical Society history—to Madison to meet with legislators and their staffs to advocate on behalf of their patients and the medical profession. Read more.

Save the date: 2015 Foundation Fundraising Event April 24
Internet celebrity ZDoggMD, also known as Zubin Damania, MD, is the featured speaker at the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s 2015 Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2015, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison. Read more.

CME available in latest WMJ
Wisconsin Medical Society members are reminded that they can earn continuing medical education (CME) credit at no cost by reading the designated article and successfully completing a corresponding quiz in the latest issue of WMJ. Read more.

Reminder: Physician Citizen of the Year nominations due Dec. 31
Consider nominating a friend, colleague or personal physician for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s 2015 Physician Citizen of the Year Award. Nominations will be accepted until Dec. 31, 2014. Read more.