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Medigram: January 14, 2016

Top Story

State Assembly passes HOPE Agenda bills
Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly unanimously passed four bills designed to curb heroin and opiate abuse on Tuesday. Read more.

News Briefs

Get to know candidates for Society offices
Letters of intent and candidate questionnaires from physicians seeking nominations for Wisconsin Medical Society president-elect and vice speaker of the House of Delegates (HOD), as well as American Medical Association delegates and alternates are now available online. Read more.

Doctor Day 2016 less than 4 weeks away; register today!
Doctor Day 2016 is less than a month away, and the Wisconsin Medical Society and its partners are hoping to bring at least 300 physicians to the State Capitol in Madison, Wednesday, Feb. 10. Read more.

Alicia Arnold, MD, to receive 2016 Viste Award
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation has announced Alicia Arnold, MD, of Eau Claire, as the recipient of the 2016 Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Young Physician Leadership Award. Read more.

Abstracts for AMA-hosted international conference due Feb. 1
Physicians are invited to submit abstracts for consideration as part of the 2016 International Conference on Physician Health™ (ICPH). Read more.

Society Snapshot: Honoring the Past. Shaping the Future.
The Wisconsin Medical Society carries with it a rich history, and throughout 2016—our 175th anniversary—we’re exploring the past as we look to the future. Read more.