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Medigram: October 24, 2019

Top Story

Gundersen shares Society priorities with Senator Testin
Wisconsin Medical Society President-elect Erik Gundersen, MD, and Society Vice President Peter Welch attended a fundraiser for State Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) in Plover, Wisconsin on Tuesday. Read more.

News Briefs

Fall Well-being and Empowerment Forum – still time to register
There’s still time to register for the Fall Well-being and Empowerment Forum on November 21, 2019 at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee. Read more.

Physicians and medical students promote medical careers and healthy living
Physicians and medical students teamed up to share their knowledge and passion for medicine with thousands of young people and their families at the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s station on UW-Madison’s campus during the Wisconsin Science Festival, Oct. 17-19 in Madison. Read more.
 


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

The day he was sworn in, President Trump signed an executive order with instructions “to waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay” the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an interim measure while Congress prepared to repeal and replace the ACA. Since that was unsuccessful, the President has taken several measures to dismantle the ACA.

Read about those changes and their impacts in this NPR article.