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Medigram: April 27, 2017

Top Story

Deep, Rolli become Society’s president and president-elect during Society’s Annual Meeting
Noel N. Deep, MD, FACP, of Antigo was inaugurated the 166th president of the Wisconsin Medical Society and Molli Rolli, MD, was voted president-elect during the Society’s Annual Meeting, held April 21-22 in Wisconsin Dells. Read more.

News Briefs

Society testifies against bill allowing chiropractors to complete student athletic physicals
The Society testified on Wednesday against a bill that would require primary, secondary and post-secondary schools to accept preparticipation physical exams (PPE) completed by a chiropractor. Read more.

Society raises concern over health care reform developments
The Wisconsin Medical Society continues to voice concerns regarding HR 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which may receive a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives as soon as tomorrow. Read more.

Turney, Schimel honored with Director’s Award and Presidential Citation during Annual Meeting
Among the policymaking and other activities that occurred during the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting in Wisconsin Dells April 21-22 was the presentation of the 2017 Directors Award and Presidential Citation. Read more.

Foundation recognizes award winners during annual fundraiser
This Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation honored several physician and student award winners during its Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction April 21 in Wisconsin Dells. Read more.

Statewide Drug Take Back Day is Saturday
In partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), local law enforcement agencies will be holding Drug Take Back events throughout Wisconsin on Saturday, April 29. Read more.