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Medical Society of Milwaukee first to sponsor a pharmacy prescription drop box

Posted on October 26, 2017
 Part of Take Back My Meds MKE new "Adopt a Drop Box" program providing more Milwaukee County residents access to drug take-back locations. National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 28. Read more.


Meta House, which helps with addiction, receives $10K from Medical Society of Milwaukee Foundation

Posted on March 16, 2017
Meta House received a big donation on Wednesday, March 15th. The Medical Society of Milwaukee Foundation donated more than $10,000 to the organization. Read more.


MEDICAL SOCIETY MILWAUKEE FOUNDATION TO PRESENT $10,000 CHECK TO META HOUSE ON MARCH 15 AT 10:30 AM

Posted on March 15, 2017
The Medical Society of Milwaukee Foundation announced today a $10,345.00 donation to Meta House, a Milwaukee-based organization that helps women reclaim their lives from drug and alcohol addiction and rebuild their families. Read more.


MEDICAL SOCIETY OF MILWAUKEE ANNOUNCES 2017 AWARD WINNERS

Posted on January 17, 2017
The Medical Society of Milwaukee County (MSMC) an organization representing nearly 3,500 physicians and medical students across the Milwaukee community, today announced its annual award winners, selected by MSMC’s board of directors. Read more.


Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Fall Conference - "Violence: Clinical Management, Policy and Public Concerns"

Posted on September 20, 2016
Accredited for 10.5 CME hours, the event will provide updates on the risk assessments, prediction, mitigation and documentation of violent behavior. Attendees will identify biologic substrates of violence, understand the impact of violence and trauma in human culture, and discuss evidence based guidelines of the management of agitation. Read more.


Kennedy's message: 'Break the Silence'
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted on September 19, 2016
"Break the silence," Patrick J. Kennedy said Monday as he prepared to give a speech presented by the Medical Society of Milwaukee County. Read more.


In Milwaukee, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy opens up about addiction, treatment
WISN-TV 12

Posted on September 20, 2016
President John F. Kennedy's nephew, a former congressman and a recovering addict, visited Milwaukee to talk about how the area can fight back against the heroin and opioid epidemic. Read more.


"Treatment really does work:" New effort to fight opioid epidemic in SE Wisconsin
Fox 6 News

Posted on September 19, 2016
The Medical Society of Milwaukee County on Monday, September 19th welcomed former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy. Patrick is the son of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy. He is also a leading voice and author on mental illness and drug addiction. Read more.


Patrick Kennedy Milwaukee Event Brings Awareness to Addiction Crisis

Posted on September 19, 2016
The Medical Society of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division have teamed up to present An Evening with Patrick Kennedy to bring a well-known voice to town to put the issue in perspective. Read more.


Physician: We Are The Ones 'Best Positioned' to Correct Addiction

Posted on September 19, 2016
As we welcome Representative Patrick J. Kennedy to Milwaukee today, Medical Society of Milwaukee physicians are at the forefront discussing the critical issue of addiction and recovery. Read more.


Patrick J. Kennedy to speak on addiction, recovery

Posted on September 15, 2016
Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, who has become a leading advocate on issues of mental illness, addiction and recovery, will speak Monday night at Milwaukee's Italian Conference Center. Read more.


MSMC Physicians Provide Expertise on Senator Johnson Opiate Panel

Posted on September 1, 2016
The Medical Society of Milwaukee County (MSMC) was pleased to participate in a Roundtable Discussion on September 1 at MATC-Milwaukee to implement the Promoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP) Act presented by Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Read more.


Morris among panelists seeking to address opioid epidemic at Milwaukee summit

Posted on June 20, 2016
Nearly 250 community leaders from various organizations gathered in Milwaukee Wednesday at a summit to address Milwaukee’s opioid epidemic. Read more.


MEDICAL SOCIETY OF MILWAUKEE ANNOUNCES "AN EVENING WITH PATRICK J. KENNEDY"

Posted on May 11, 2016
The Medical Society of Milwaukee will host a public event to highlight the dangers of prescription drug abuse and mental illness, featuring the renowned Patrick J. Kennedy.


Medical Society of Milwaukee Past President's Honored at Wisconsin Medical

Posted on April 8, 2016
Among the many activities that occurred during the Wisconsin Medical Society's (WMS) Annual Meeting in Madison April 2-3, were the recognition of two Medical Society of Milwaukee Past Presidents - George M. Lange, MD, who received the 2016 WMS Director's Award, and Clarence Chou, MD, who received the WMS Presidential Citation honor.


Rep. Nygren Launches HOPE Agenda Website

Posted on March 23, 2016
On March 23, 2016, Representative Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, launched a new website on his Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education Agenda. The website includes possible future legislation to fight the heroin and opioid epidemic.


Medical Society of Milwaukee announces Dr. Brian Peterson as board president

Posted on March 15, 2016
On March 15th the Wisconsin Women's Health Policy Summit at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is offering a special MedDrop as a safe, secure way to dispose of unwanted medications. Last year unintentional poisonings killed more Wisconsin residents than automobile crashes.


A congratulations from Scott Walker

Posted on March 15, 2016
Scott Walker congratulates Brian Peterson and the Medical Society of Milwaukee County's 170th anniversary of physician leaderhip in Southeastern Wisconsin.


Summit MedDrop - A Great Place to Get Rid of Medicines

Posted on March 5, 2016
On March 15th the Wisconsin Women's Health Policy Summit at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is offering a special MedDrop as a safe, secure way to dispose of unwanted medications. Last year unintentional poisonings killed more Wisconsin residents than automobile crashes.


DEA launches pilot program in Milwaukee to address heroin, prescription drug abuse

Posted on February 16, 2016
Medical Society of Milwaukee County (MSMC) member George Morris, MD, participated in a press conference on February 10th announcing Milwaukee as the second Midwest city to pilot the Drug Enforcement Agency’s 360 Degree Strategy. The new program is designed to addresses prescription opioid misuse, heroin abuse and violent crime.


Medical Society of Milwaukee County Announces Award Winners

Posted on January 20, 2016
The Medical Society of Milwaukee County (MSMC) an organization representing nearly 3,500 physicians and medical students across the Milwaukee community, today announced its community impact award winners, selected by MSMC's board of directors.


Flu on Call™ Helpline Available

Posted on January 15, 2016
Flu on Call™, a toll-free helpline providing information and medical advice related to flu, is now available in Milwaukee County. Flu on Call™ is a CDC-led initiative to establish a national network of telephone triage lines to be used during a severe influenza pandemic.


SAVE THE DATE: Opioid misuse and abuse is a top priority for the Wisconsin Medical Society & Medical Society of Milwaukee County

Posted on December 14, 2015
Wisconsin Medical Society & Medical Society of Milwaukee County In Conjunction With (IPMA) Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association Offer the Following Program: Extended Release (ER)/Long-Acting (LA) Opioid Risk, Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy:  Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care


Dr. Melzer-Lange Achieves Humanitarian Award

Posted on November 16, 2015
The Medical Society of Milwaukee is pleased to congratulate Marlene Melzer-Lange, MD, MSMC President, for being awarded the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) section on Emergency Medicine's (SOEM) Michael Shannon Humanitarian Award!


Press conference seeks to draw attention to heroin/opioid epidemic in Milwaukee County

Posted on November 16, 2015
The press conference was held to increase awareness and educate the public about the prevalence and dangers of heroin and opioid abuse and to promote a Town Hall meeting being held Monday, Nov. 16 at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee.


Medical Society of Milwaukee Holds Historic Past President's Dinner

Posted on November 5, 2015
On October 28, Medical Society of Milwaukee County (MSMC) past Board Presidents – dating back to 1970 – and current board members gathered at the inaugural Past President's Dinner Celebration at the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee.


Wisconsin's dose of reality: Prescription opioid abuse reaches epidemic proportions

Posted on September 17, 2015
Milwaukee Medical Society to play key role in attorney general's "Dose of Reality" campaign to stop a deadly trend.


'Dose of Reality' campaign launched: Emphasizes dangers of misused prescription drugs

Posted on September 17, 2015
Dr. Brian Peterson, Chief Medical Examiner and President-elect of the Medical Society of Milwaukee opened the Attorney Generals’ "Dose of Reality" prescription drug abuse awareness and prevention news conference in Milwaukee September 17th .


MEDICAL SOCIETY PRE-MED MENTOR PROGRAM SPRING SEMESTER ANOTHER SUCCESS!

Posted on July 3, 2015
Medical Society Pre-Med Mentor Program Spring Semester The Pre-Med Mentor program has wrapped up for the spring 2015 semester and it’s been another successful year!


MEDICAL SOCIETY OF MILWAUKEE PHYSICIAN CHOSEN WISCONSIN MEDICAL SOCIETY PRESIDENT-ELECT

Posted on April 29, 2015
Wisconsin Medical Society members elected Barbara A. Hummel, MD, of West Allis, president-elect during the Society’s Annual Meeting.


MEDICAL SOCIETY OF MILWAUKEE COUNTY LAUNCHES NEW BRAND AND WEBSITE

Posted on January 26, 2015
The Medical Society of Milwaukee County an organization representing nearly 4,000 physicians across the Milwaukee community, today unveiled.

 

Medical Society of Milwaukee County
6737 W Washington St. Suite 1120 | West Allis WI 53214
Phone: (414) 475-4750

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