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Membership News
2018 MSMS House of Delegates
The House of Delegates is the official policy-making body of the Michigan State Medical Society. Resolutions are the vehicles used to debate and determine the policies, priorities, and direction of MSMS. A well-crafted resolution is essential to present the most effective case for those issues that are of importance and concern to you.
Resolutions were submitted in early 2018 and considered on April 28-April 29 at the HOD meeting.
Be on the lookout for a full report from the 2018 meeting in the next edition of the Bulletin
If you would like to become a WCMS Delegate or have questions about the process, please contact the Society Office at (734) 668-6241 or visit the MSMS website at https://www.msms.org/About-MSMS/ House-of-Delegates.
2018 Legislative Update Meetings 7:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2018
Monday, September 10, 2018
Monday, November 12, 2018
Location: The WCMS office is located at 5 Research Drive, Suite C in Ann Arbor.
All WCMS members are welcome to attend these informative meetings with our local legislators. Discussions center on current proposed legislation and how it will impact physicians, practices, patients, and public health. For information or to register, please contact Gabrielle Szlenkier at gszlenkier@wcms-mi.org.
Call for Volunteers!
Are you interested in further serving your community? Become a WCMS volunteer and join one of our committees:
  Membership Committee   Program Task Force
  Legislative Committee
These groups meet as needed approximately three- four times per year. The only qualification is a desire to share your leadership skills and experiences. If you are interested in learning more, contact Gabrielle Szlenkier at gszlenkier@wcms-mi.org or call (734) 668-6241.
Welcome New WCMS Members!
Sarina Meikle, MD Tara Shankar, MD Claire Ward, MD
Join the Washtenaw County Medical Society Alliance (WCMSA)
WCMSA is an organization of physician spouses and partners, working together for the benefit of our community, families, and the profession of medicine. WCMS is a county-wide support network caring for a healthy tomorrow striving to improve the health and lifestyles of all citizens. WCMSA provides a forum for sharing information and concerns about the practice of medicine, the quality of health care, and the stresses faced by the medical family. WCMSA is dedicated to advancing the health of Washtenaw County through advocacy and action. Join us! Membership is only $10. Contact EVENTS@wcms-mi.org for more details.
Save the Date! Join WCMS at the Upcoming MedConnect Events (formerly our General Sessions)
MedConnect: “Activism” on Wednesday, May 9
Speaker: Dr. Eden Wells, Chief Medical Executive, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Program begins at 6:30 PM. Dinner will be provided. Ann Arbor City Club: 1830 Washtenaw Avenue
MedConnect: “Balance” on Thursday, September 13
Invited Presenters: Dr. Robert Kelch, noted photographer; Dr. Monica Starkman, noted author; additional physician artists and musicians Program begins at 6:30 PM. Food will be provided. Ann Arbor City Club: 1830 Washtenaw Avenue
MedConnect: “Connect” on Monday, October 15
Meet the candidates running for office and fellow WCMS members.
Program begins at 6:30 PM. Food will be provided. Ann Arbor City Club: 1830 Washtenaw Avenue
MedConnect events are complimentary to WCMS members who pay full annual dues and medical students with RSVP at EVENTS@wcms-mi.org. Events are $35 for non-members, spouses, and guests.
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