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Medigram: June 2, 2016

Top Story

IPFCF assessments updated to reflect 30% decrease
Assessment rates for the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund (IPFCF) for fiscal year 2017 have been posted online by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance’s (OCI). Read more.

News Briefs

Medical students combine art and medicine in mnemonics book
The creativity of medical students and artists is featured in To Zanzibar by Motor Car, a new art book of medical mnemonics that explores the humanism in medicine. Read more.

3rd Annual Statewide Quality Improvement Event June 14
The Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ) and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) are hosting the third annual Statewide Quality Improvement event June 14 in Madison. Read more.

Physician feedback sought for antimicrobial resistance research study
Wisconsin physicians are being asked to complete an online survey to help improve antimicrobial resistance (AMR) resources in Wisconsin. Read more.

Dayal to receive leadership award from AMA Foundation
Anupriya Dayal, a third-year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has been named one of 15 recipients of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s 2016 Leadership Award. Read more.

Society Snapshot

Post WWI Society publishes special ‘lay issues’ of WMJ
The 1920s was a period of much growth for the Wisconsin Medical Society. Read more.