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

 

Mesa County Medical Society Meeting

 

DATE:                Tuesday, November 7, 2017

LOCATION:       Bookcliff Country Club

TIME:                 6:30 p.m. Social and 7 p.m. Dinner

 

    ATTENDEES WILL EARN 1.5 COPIC ERS POINTS


NOTE:  This meeting is not limited to COPIC insureds.  All physicians and spouses are welcome to attend at no charge.


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


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:


TED CLARKE, M.D. – CEO COPIC COMPANIES

DAVID WAHL, M.D. – Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center


Dr. Clarke will present an update on COPIC’s activities over the past year and discuss what the company anticipates moving forward.


Dr. Wahl’s presentation is centered around physician wellness and is entitled “CARING FOR PATIENTS BY CARING FOR OURSELVES”. 

OBJECTIVES:

.        Distinguish older models of health from newer ones.

.        Recognize personal character temperaments.

.        Illustrate four character temperaments.

.        Describe three traits to enhance well-being.


The foundation for Dr. Wahl’s work with COPIC has been his 35 year medical psychiatric practice, where he specializes in the psychotherapeutic treatment of professionals.  As the former Medical Director of West Pines Psychiatric Hospital, he also has experience in the administrative issues that face physicians in such roles.  From his years as Medical Staff Vice President of Exempla Lutheran, he offers insights into the challenges of medical leadership.


THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WILL MEET AT 6:00 P.M. AT THE BOOKCLIFF COUNTRY CLUB ON NOVEMBER 7.

 

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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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