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The 159th annual Michigan State Medical Society House of Delegates meeting will be held on May 11, 2024, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, at the Crowne Plaza, in Lansing.   Resolutions by March 1:  Resolutions are due by March 1, 2024.  You may find resources regarding how to write resolutions, where to submit resolutions, the MSMS Policy Manual, and...
MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency, in collaboration with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), is excited to offer GeoBlue, a comprehensive health and emergency coverage program tailored for physicians and their families during upcoming spring break trips and beyond. GeoBlue is expertly crafted to ensure your safety and well-being as you embark on global adventures. With concierge-level services and user-friendly online...
A Day of Board of Medicine Renewal Requirements 2023Fulfills three hours of the DEA MATE Act training requirement, LARA's requirement for three hours of pain and symptom management (meets the new one hour minimum of controlled substance prescribing training), one hour of medical ethics and three hours of implicit bias. Pain and Symptom Management, and Balancing Pain Treatment and Legal...
The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) is working with the Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine (MASM) to raise awareness about the benefits of later school start times and support legislative efforts for middle schools and high schools to start later. It is widely known that sleep deprivation is very common in adults and children. It is recommended that adolescents get...
Grand Rounds*Michigan’s Auto No-Fault Reform: Impact and UpdateWednesday, March 13, 202412:00 – 12:45 pm ESTApproved for .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ After being in existence for 45 years, Michigan's auto no-fault law was overhauled by the enactment of major changes to the law in May 2019.  This program will explore the impact of coverage and reimbursement changes on the...
MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency began business operations in 1988.  Is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Michigan State Medical Society and is considered a physician’s single source for any kind of insurance- professional or personal. We are a trusted partner providing insurance solutions for physicians, their families and employees. Physician Focused The insurance products available are tailored to the needs of...
Governor Gretchen Whitmer's recommendation for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year reflects significant increases in various areas, contributing to a 5.5 percent rise overall. The key highlights include: Medicaid Caseload Increase: The largest portion of the budget increase is attributed to accommodating the anticipated rise in Medicaid enrollment, with a $1.63 billion...
On Monday, March 4, 2024, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm, MSMS will host a live virtual Implicit Bias training session. Addressing unconscious bias is necessary for improving racial disparities in maternal and infant health. Reducing Unconscious Bias, an Imperative (RUBI) is an unconscious bias and respectful care training curriculum developed and facilitated by the Henry Ford Health Office of Community...
Register now for our 2024 Advocacy Day, taking place on Wednesday, March 20, in Lansing. This event presents a unique opportunity for you to become an active advocate for healthcare policies that impact our profession and, most importantly, the well-being of your patients. This year we are bringing together not just MSMS, but other specialty society members, and the...
MSMS History of MedicineMichigan’s Malarial PastMonday, March 18, 20247:00 – 8:00 pm The challenge of mosquitoes and malaria to early settlers of Michigan was profound.  Alexis de Tocqueville, who visited Michigan in July of 1831, commented a number of times as to how burdensome the mosquitoes were.  The state of Michigan was known to early 19th century Americans as an...

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