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November 14, 2019

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Legislature fall session wrap-up
Earlier this week the Senate and Assembly wrapped up their Fall Session. The Wisconsin Medical Society has been working hard to ensure the physician voice is heard at the Capitol by holding over 100 meetings with legislators, while physicians across the state sent over 600 messages to legislators through WisMed Voice. Read more.

News Briefs

The Society asked, they listened: Society GME efforts get DHS backing
The Department of Health Services (DHS) announced the creation of $1.9 million of grants to fund eight residency positions in Wisconsin. Read more.

Investors Associated, LLP, sponsors Fall Well-being & Empowerment Forum
The Wisconsin Medical Society is pleased to announce that Investors Associated is sponsoring the Fall Well-being & Empowerment Forum on November 21 at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee. Read more.

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

According to this NAM Perspectives article, studies have found that team-based care within a positive team environment mitigates clinician burnout, increases job satisfaction, and can improve patient outcomes while reducing cost of treatment.

Bellin leaders launched team-based care in 2014 and have discovered that empowering their clinicians can help to restore joy in practice. Bellin offers a team-based care training camp.