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Medigram: March 21, 2019

Top Story

Did you see Dr Chumbley’s email?
Earlier today Society CEO Bud Chumbley, MD, MBA sent an email informing the entire membership that the Board of Directors will soon consider recommending a change to the Society’s policymaking structure. Read more.

News Briefs

Reference Committees this Saturday in Madison; also available online
Reference Committee hearings for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s 2019 House of Delegates (HOD) are this Saturday, March 23 at 9 a.m. at Society headquarters in Madison. Read more.

Annual Meeting conference day 2 focuses on trauma
There’s still time to register for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Annual Meeting Education Conference, From Asthma to Zika: A Physician’s Guide to Summer, April 5 and 6, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison, Wis. Read more.

Nominations for YPS, RFS leadership due March 25
The deadline for applications for open Young Physician Section (YPS) and Resident Fellow Section (RFS) leadership positions has been extended to Monday, March 25. Read more.

Free resilience webinars available on demand
The March webinar in the monthly Health Care Workforce Resilience series is now available on demand. Read more.

Reminder from DHS: End of program year 2018 is fast approaching
The Wisconsin Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program is reminding clinicians that the deadline for Eligible Professionals to submit a Program Year 2018 application is March 31. Read more.

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

EPIC CEO Judy Faulkner challenged the media to dig deeper into the correlation between EHRs and physician burnout. They did—and found that “EHRs were meant to be liberating for doctors to help them better care for patients. Everyone would likely agree that they have fallen far short of that.” Click here to read more.