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Medigram: May 21, 2015

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House of Delegates actions and Annual Meeting
highlights now online

A summary of the actions taken by the House of Delegates (HOD) during the Society’s Annual Meeting last month is now available online, along with photo and video highlights, including the inaugural speech of Society President Jerry Halverson, MD, DFAPA. Read more.

News Briefs

WMJ study explores the issue of identifying Wisconsin’s pediatric sex trafficking victims
A study in the current issue of WMJ delves into a major issue of concern—identifying and caring for pediatric sex trafficking victims in Wisconsin. Read more.

Society president to present June CME webinar
Wisconsin Medical Society President Jerry Halverson, MD, DFAPA, is teaming up with Jen Cohrs, the Society’s director of educational strategies, to present Understanding Brief Emotional and Behavior Assessments, a June 3 webinar being held from noon to 1 p.m. Read more.

Application deadline for Visiting Scholars Program is May 29
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is accepting applications until May 29 for its Visiting Scholars Program, which is geared toward physicians and scientists just starting out in their careers. Read more.

Reminder: Rural essay contest deadline 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.