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Medigram: January 7, 2016

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Wisconsin Medical Society celebrates 175th anniversary
2016 represents a significant milestone for the Wisconsin Medical Society—its 175th anniversary. To celebrate, the Society will be “Honoring the Past. Shaping the Future.” with a number of activities and communications planned throughout the year. Read more.

News Briefs

Society supports bill requiring CPR training in schools
The Wisconsin Medical Society registered in favor of Senate Bill 412 (SB 412) at the Senate Education Committee public hearing on Wednesday. Read more.

Resolutions for 2016 Annual Meeting due Feb. 1
The Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting is less than three months away, and time is running out to submit resolutions for consideration by the Society’s House of Delegates (HOD). Read more.

Last call: Deadline for abstracts Jan. 11
There are just a few days left for medical students, residents and practicing physicians to submit abstracts&38212;posters or oral presentations—for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Innovations in Health Care forum April 2. The deadline is Jan. 11. Read more.

Open period for WHIO provider registry ends Jan. 15; public reporting site to launch in February
The Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) provider registry is currently open for the reporting period of Oct. 1, 2013 to Dec. 30, 2015. However, this open period—which started Dec. 1—will close at the end of the business day, Friday, Jan. 15. Read more.

Society’s spring leadership series almost full
Just a few open spots remain for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s 2016 spring session of Leading Healthy Work Systems. The three-part leadership program is March 25, April 22 and May 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Society headquarters in Madison. Read more.

Brown County physicians set to take the stage for ‘Doctors in Recital’ Jan. 16
The Brown County Medical Society is holding the 10th annual Doctors in Recital Jan. 16. Read more.