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 Contents
4 What to Look for in this Issue of the Bulletin Richard E. Burney, MD
5 President’s Message – Confronting Substance Abuse and Sexual Abuse Joseph Nnodim, MD
8 The Editor At Large – The Opioid “Crisis:” A Michigan History
Richard E. Burney, MD
11 Is the Problem Poor Prescibing or Poor Pain Management?
14 What the New Laws Require:
Some Good Things, Some Not So Good
16 The Legislative History of Public Acts 248 and 249 of 2017
18 How Do Michigan Laws Compare to National and Local Groups’ Recommendations?
20 Other States’ Responses to the Opioid Crisis
22 WCMS Opioid Survey Results Richard E. Burney, MD and Gabrielle Szlenkier
23 U.S. Surgeon General Visits the University of Michigan Gabrielle Szlenkier
24 Share Your Story
The Principal Clinical Year 1968 – Part 3 Richard E. Burney, MD
Provider?
Alon Weizer, MD, MS
28 MedConnect Highlights – March 6, 2018 30 Executive Council Meeting Highlights –
March 1, 2018
32 Membership News
34 Washtenaw County Health Department Medical Director Report
Jessie Marshall, MD, MPH
36 Membership Application
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 W.C.M.S. BULLETIN
April / May / June 2018
Richard E. Burney, MD
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Officers
Joseph Nnodim, MD .................................................. President Evelyn Eccles, MD............................................. President-Elect Barbara A. Threatt, MD............................................. Secretary Martha L. Gray, MD ................................................... Treasurer
Elected Members
Evelyn Eccles, MD Jeffrey Jentzen, MD Lauren B. Smith, MD
Executive Council Members
John E. Billi, MD
Allen C. D. Brown, MD Sandro K. Cinti, MD
Cheryl Farmer, MD
Brian Fedoronko, MD
John Hopper, MD
Terence Joiner, MD
Charles F. Koopmann, Jr., MD Sam Mackenzie, MD
Philip M. Margolis, MD
Jessie Marshall, MD, MPH
William J. Meurer, MD James C. Mitchiner, MD Fred E. Patterson, MD Sanjana Prasad
Raymond Rion, MD
David Share, MD Evangeline J. Spindler, MD James F. Szocik, MD
Brad Uren, MD Jerry Walden, MD
Editor
MSMS Directors – District 14
Sandro Cinti, MD James C. Mitchiner, MD
MSMS Delegates
2016 - 2017
Oliver Cameron, MD
Evelyn Eccles, MD
Martha Gray, MD
Cheryl Farmer, MD
Larry Junck, MD
Charles Koopmann, Jr., MD
Cynthia Krueger, MD Joseph Nnodim, MD Robert Sain, MD Lauren Smith, MD James Szocik, MD Barbara A. Threatt, MD
MSMS Alternate Delegates
2016 - 2017
Marguerite Shearer, MD Jerry Walden, MD Bradley J. Uren, MD
MSMS Delegates
2017 - 2018
Samuel Mackenzie, MD, PhD Natalie Schellpfeffer, MD Christopher Petrilli, MD
Alternate Delegate
2017 - 2018
Andrew R. Barnosky, DO, MPH
Executive Director
Gabrielle Szlenkier
Washtenaw County Medical Society
5 Research Drive, Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Phone: (734) 668-6241 Fax: (734) 668-8928 E-mail: GSzlenkier@wcms-mi.org www.wcms-mi.org
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