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 THE MESA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO ATTEND……..

 

           MESA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY MEETING

 

DATE:                  Tuesday, April 3, 2018

LOCATION:         Bookcliff Country Club

TIME:                   6:30 p.m. - Social   7:00 p.m. - Dinner

 

No charge for Family Medicine Residents and spouses.  Otherwise, spouses/guests $45.00.

 

RESERVATIONS ASAP ARE MUCH APPRECIATED:  243-2808 OR mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER/TOPIC:

 

ABRAHAM  M. NUSSBAUM, M.D.

                                          

AUTHOR

 

“The Finest Traditions of My Calling:  One Physician’s Search for the Renewal of Medicine”

 

In Dr. Nussbaum’s practice he strives to inhabit the roles described in this book, addressing how he and his fellow practitioners can restore patients to health through person-centered care. 

Currently, Dr. Nussbaum serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado’s Department of Psychiatry.  He also practices medicine at Denver Health and is the Chief Education Officer for Denver Health’s health professional education programs, including dentistry, medical, midwifery, nursing, paramedic, pharmacy, public health and psychology education. 

NOTE:  The Society is ordering copies of this book that will be available for purchase ($15).  Note:  We are unable to take credit cards.  If you have already purchased this book and would like to have Dr. Nussbaum sign your copy, he will be happy to do so.   

 

AMA PRESIDENT TO VISIT GRAND JUNCTION:

We are happy to announce that on Wednesday, May 16th  Dr. Barbara McAnemy, President of the American Medical Association, will be joining us in the evening for a social, dinner and presentation.  We have not yet confirmed the venue for this event.  More information will be forthcoming.

 

 

FAMILY NIGHT AND BBQ AT BANANAS FUN PARK:

On Tuesday, June 5th we have another fun family evening with BBQ planned to include children and grandchildren at Bananas.  More information will be forthcoming on this event. 

 

NOTE:  There will be no “first Tuesday” meeting in May. 


MEMBERSHIP IN COLORADO AND MESA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETIES:

You are invited to complete one application for both memberships online at cms.org.  If you prefer a hard copy application please call 243-2808 or mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com.

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WILL MEET AT 6:00 P.M. ON APRIL 3RD.


 

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MEMBERSHIP IN THE MEDICAL SOCIETY:  

APPLICATION FOR MEDICAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP:

We encourage those of you who are not yet members of the Medical Society to join with us.  You may complete the application on-line at cms.org.  If you prefer a hard copy application, please contact the Medical Society Office at 243-2808 or mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com.  Note:  Only one application is necessary for membership in Mesa County Medical Society, Colorado Medical Society and AMA.  While local only (Mesa) membership is available, if you are COPIC insured and wish to receive the 10% COPIC discount you must be a member of the Colorado Medical Society. 

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS:  

If you are new to Mesa County and have not yet received an application for membership in the Medical Society, or if your membership has lapsed, please call 243-2808 or e-mail mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com for a membership application.  Note:  Discounts in malpractice insurance rates are available from COPIC (10%) and The Doctors’ Company  (5%) for medical society members.  In most cases this will offset your medical society dues.  

NEW PHYSICIAN DIRECTORIES have been distributed. If you have not received your copy, let the Medical Society Office know - 243-2808. Feel free to reproduce as many additional copies as you need. 

MEMBERSHIP DROP LIST:  Our drop list for nonpayment of dues is shrinking. However, we still have 24 unpaid. 

NOTE: Physicians who have not yet joined the Medical Society are invited to complete the application form and forward it to Mesa County Medical Society, P.O. Box 4307, Grand Junction, CO, 81502. You need not send any money at the time of application. You will be invoiced later for the appropriate prorated dues.

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