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Medigram: February 26, 2015

Top Story

Society leaders meet with congressional delegation in DC
Legislation to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula was the main topic of discussion when Society leaders met with Wisconsin’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. this week as part of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) annual National Advocacy Conference. Read more.

News Briefs

2015 resolutions now available for review and comment on Society website
Resolutions to be considered at the 2015 Wisconsin Medical Society Annual Meeting are now available through the Society’s Virtual Reference Committees (VRCs). Read more.

Nominations open for Young Physician Section leadership roles
The Wisconsin Medical Society’s Young Physician Section (YPS) is seeking candidates for a number of leadership positions to ensure that young physicians’ voices are being heard on important issues. Read more.

Medical Society of Milwaukee County to honor 4 during March 7 awards dinner; still time to register
Wisconsin Medical Society physicians and community members interested in attending the Medical Society of Milwaukee County’s (MSMC) annual awards dinner have until tomorrow, Feb. 27 to register. Read more.

Rural health essay contest to award $2,500; deadline is June 1
All students or recent graduates of any University of Wisconsin System campus within the preceding year are eligible to compete for the annual Monato Rural Health Essay Prize. Read more.