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Nominees sought for Resident Fellow Section leadership positions

Nominations are being accepted for a number of leadership positions within the Wisconsin Medical Society Resident Fellow Section (RFS) Governing Council. RFS members are encouraged to get involved in order to ensure that resident physicians’ voices are heard on important issues that will shape the future of health care.

The following one-year terms are open:

  • RFS representative to the Society’s Board of Directors
  • Chair
  • Vice chair
  • Secretary-editor
  • At-large governing council member (two positions)
  • RFS delegate to the Society’s Annual Meeting (April 2-3 in Madison)
  • AMA RFS delegate (10 positions)—candidates must be available to attend the AMA’s annual meeting June 8-10 in Chicago, and the AMA’s interim meeting Nov. 11-13 in Orlando, Florida. (The Society will reimburse for up to four RFS members to attend the AMA meetings.)
  • District regional councilor (8 positions—one from each Society-designated state region)

 
The deadline to apply for these positions is Feb. 29. Click here to complete the online nomination form. The nominees and the statements of interest they are required to submit will be posted in the password-protected member resources section of the Society’s website*, in accordance with 2008 Resolution 8.

In addition to elections for these leadership positions, a conference call will be held at noon on Friday, March 4, for RFS members who would like to hear from the applicants and discuss resolutions for the upcoming House of Delegates meeting. An election notice will be sent March 7 via e-mail to all RFS members, and voting will be completed by March 11.

Please contact Chris Rasch in the Society’s Government and Legal Affairs Department at 608.442.3791 with questions. More information about the RFS is available here.

*(Member log-in is required to access the RFS leadership nomination form. Click here to access the log-in page. Additional member log-in information is here.)

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