Doctor Day

Save The Date for Doctor Day June 15, 2023

Join your physician colleagues from across the state on Thursday. June 15, 2023 to learn about the latest policy issues facing Wisconsin’s medical community and meet with legislators. This annual event is important in showing Wisconsin regulators how much the physician community cares about protecting their patients and their profession. The agenda will feature a keynote presentation, priority issue briefing, policy breakouts and of course legislative visits!

Doctor Day gives family physicians the opportunity to meet personally with their legislators and discuss issues within their field.

Doctor Day 2022 Recap

Doctor Day 2022, again had to be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The day was emceed by Wisconsin Medical Society President, Alicia Arnold, MD and started with a keynote address from the State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board (MEB) Chair, Sheldon Wasserman, MD. Attorneys Guy DuBeau and Aneet Kau from the Axley law firm provided an update on the recent legal developments affecting healthcare. JR Ross moderated the Policy and Politics discussion between Democratic Party of Wisconsin chair Ben Wikler and Republican Party of Wisconsin Chair Paul Farrow.  

Finally, lobbyist Ramie Zelenkova and Mark Grapentine shared an update on "Hot Topic" bills including efforts to extend Medicaid coverage and the APRN bill.  Dr. Arnold wrapped up Doctor Day encouraging attendees to get involved with their society's legislative committees and to find ways to build relationships with their State Senator and State Assembly Representative. 

Contributed by Hoven Consulting.

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