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Medigram: October 30, 2014

Top Story

Honoring Choices Wisconsin recognized by Wisconsin
Cancer Council

Honoring Choices Wisconsin (HCW), the Wisconsin Medical Society’s advance care planning initiative, was recognized with a Community Service Award during the Wisconsin Cancer Council’s (WCC) Annual Meeting Thursday, Oct. 23, in Madison. Read more.

News Briefs

Department of Health Services designates 4 hospitals
for Ebola care

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced in a news release Tuesday it has designated four Wisconsin hospitals to care for patients with Ebola. Read more.

Make sure to vote on Tuesday
Very important elections are Tuesday, Nov. 4, and it’s critical to have the voice of medicine heard. Recent Marquette Law School polls show tight races for Governor and Attorney General, and many other races for seats in the State Senate and State Assembly are hotly contested. Read more.

Resolution deadline for 2015 Annual Meeting is Feb. 2
The House of Delegates (HOD) will convene Saturday, April 25, 2015, as part of the Wisconsin Medical Society’s 2015 Annual Meeting at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison. Read more.

Physician Citizen of the Year nominations due Dec. 31
Nominations for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s 2015 Physician Citizen of the Year Award are now being accepted. Read more.

Registration deadline for November WCMEW conference
is Oct. 31

The deadline to register for Wisconsin Council on Medical Education & Workforce’s (WCMEW) Building a Culture for Patient-Centered Team Based Care Conference is Friday, Oct. 31. Read more.