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Medigram: August 6, 2015

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Foundation’s healthy living program launches in La Crosse
About 100 area youth participated in the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s Prescription for a Healthy You program in La Crosse on Wednesday. Read more.

News Briefs

Wisconsin Public Radio features Honoring Choices Wisconsin in end-of-life series
Honoring Choices Wisconsin (HCW) was featured last week on Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) in Planning for the End of Life, a three-part series about advance care planning and end-of-life care in Wisconsin. Read more.

Society CEO Abrams addresses ‘hot topics’ during Tuesday health care panel
“Hot topics in health care” was the focus of a panel discussion featuring Wisconsin Medical Society CEO Rick Abrams held Tuesday in Madison. Read more.

Registration for fall leadership series nearing capacity
The Wisconsin Medical Society has just a few seats remaining for the fall session of Leading Healthy Work Systems. The three-part leadership series is Sept. 25, Oct. 23 and Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Society headquarters in Madison. Read more.

CME, CEUs available at Symposium 2015
Both physicians and health care staff will be able to earn continuing education credit at the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Symposium 2015. Read more.

Wisconsin Psychiatric Association fall conference on addiction approved for CME
The Opiate and Heroin Epidemic is the focus of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association (WPA) 2015 Fall Conference on Addiction. Being held Oct. 15-16 at the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown, the event will explore the troubling rise in overdose deaths from heroin across Wisconsin and the nation and foster collaboration to halt the epidemic. Read more.