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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. Details and a nomination form are available on the Society’s website.

The Physician Citizen of the Year Award recognizes and encourages Wisconsin physicians who volunteer their time and talents through civic and cultural activities—helping to improve the health and well-being of their communities. The winner will be recognized during the Society’s Annual Meeting April 25-26 in Madison.

Green Bay pediatrician Gordon Haugan, MD, received the 2014 award for his efforts to educate children and their families in northeast Wisconsin on the prevention and elimination of childhood injuries that lead to disability or death. In 1991, he brought together a group of community leaders to found what is now the Center for Childhood Safety, Inc., following the severe brain injury of a bright, young patient. Doctor Haugan has continued his involvement as the Center has grown and expanded its programs. He was recognized during the Society’s Annual Meeting in April and was featured in the June issue of WMJ. Click here to read more.

For more information about the Physician Citizen of the Year Award, e-mail Noreen Krueger.

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