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Membership News
Announcement: New Executive Director of WCMS
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dolores Nixon, as the new executive director of the WCMS as of June 19.
Dolores was recently the Member & Industry Commu- nity Relations Manager with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. She has managed membership and local society chapters, high school and mentor programs,
IT projects, and websites. Dolores has strong experience in event planning, marketing, project management,
and membership recruit-
ment and retention
Her years of experience in the non- profit sector include the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation and
the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Michigan and Canada. Please welcome Dolores Nixon to the WCMS!
New Share Your Story!
Describe your career and/or membership experience. How can your story be used to inspire change? Tell us about what you learned, your trials, struggles and successes. Who were your connections and what resources and tips do you have to share? How has WCMS membership and/or being a doctor/student/resident impacted you professionally and/or personally? Why medicine? How long have you been practicing? Who was/is your mentor? Share your story! Send it to dnixon@
PRIVACY: By submitting your story, you agree that certain personal information and multimedia attachments will be collected as part of your submission (including first and last name, email, photos, etc.). Any information collected will only be used for the story, and any posted content will be visible to the general public.
Call for Volunteers!
Do you want to do something that is satisfying and of great service to your community? Then become a WCMS volunteer. Volunteers are being sought for the following WCMS Task Forces:
  Membership Task Force – recruitment and member benefits for the WCMS
  Scholarship Task Force – develop criteria and process for the WCMS scholarship award
The task forces meet as needed with an average of 3-4 times/year. The only qualification needed is a desire to share your skills and experiences. If you are interested in volunteering and/or learning more, contact Dolores Nixon at or call 734.668.6241.
Welcome New WCMS Members!
Victoria Ann Wytiaz, MD – University of Michigan Nirmal B. Patel, MD – Gratiot Community
Lenar Tatios Yessayan, MD – U of M Nephrology
Valerie Michele Vaughn, Sr., MD – University of Michigan
How Can The Washtenaw County Medical Society Help You?
Washtenaw County Medical Society (WCMS) as a forward thinking network for physicians in Washtenaw County aspires to improve patient, physician, and community health and well-being.
Help us help you. Two of our important benefits are the Bulletin and the General Sessions. The purpose of this survey is to acquire your feedback so that we can develop and improve our member benefits. Please complete the survey- click on the link below or go to
Washtenaw County Medical Society BULLETIN JULY / AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2017

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