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Medigram: December 19, 2019

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WisMed Members connect with legislators at political fundraisers
Finishing the year strong, Wisconsin Medical Society members participated in several fundraiser events hosted by the Democratic and Republican campaign committees. Read more.

News Briefs

Let your legislators know how their work impacts the practice of medicine
Doctor Day 2019 gave over 400 physicians and medical students the opportunity to talk about issues that affect the medical profession (and their patients’ best interests) with state legislators and staff. Read more.

Member Spotlight – Goldrosen appointed to Governor’s Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices
Michael Goldrosen, MD, member of the Wisconsin Medical Society since 1997, was appointed to the Governor’s Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices. Read more.

Second round of governance modernization meetings scheduled
Wisconsin Medical Society staff continues to gather member feedback on proposed changes to the Society’s policy creation process. Read more.

Keeping Wisconsin Safe: Why it’s the best place to practice medicine
There’s a reason Wisconsin is one of the safest places to practice medicine; it’s long been a haven for affordable medical professional liability (MPL) insurance. Which, among many other reasons, also makes it a great state to be a patient in. Read more.

Recommended by Wisconsin Medical Society CEO Bud Chumbley, MD, MBA

UVA physicians have spoken out against the aggressive debt collection practices of their employer. “Doctors are realizing that financial barriers to treatment and budget squeezes from bills can be as harmful to patients as disease,” said one physician interviewed for this Kaiser Health News article.