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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. YPS members—physicians younger than 40 and those who have been practicing for less than five years—are encouraged to apply for the following available spots on the YPS Governing Council:

  • Chair-elect (one-year term)
  • AMA YPS Delegate (two positions, each with a one-year vacancy of a two-year term)—must be able to attend the AMA Annual Meeting June 4-6, 2015, in Chicago and the AMA Interim Meeting Nov. 12-14, 2015, in Atlanta
  • AMA YPS Alternate Delegate (two positions)
  • Wisconsin Medical Society House of Delegate YPS Alternate Delegate (two-year term)—must be able to attend the Society’s Annual Meeting April 25-26, 2015

Applications for these positions will be accepted through March 18. Interested physicians may click here to complete an online nomination form, which will be posted in the members-only area of the Society’s website*. Candidates elected as nominees will be required to complete a conflict of interest form, which also will be posted online.

A conference call is scheduled March 25 at noon for anyone who would like to hear from the applicants and discuss resolutions for the upcoming House of Delegates meeting, which is April 25-26 in Madison. An election notice will be sent March 25 by e-mail to all YPS members, and voting will be completed by March 29.

Please e-mail Chris Rasch in the Society’s Government and Legal Affairs Department or call him at 608.442.3791 with questions. More information also is available on the YPS web page.

*(Member log-in is required to access council materials. Click here to access the log-in page. Additional member log-in information is here.)

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