News & Events

Centennial Scholarship and WYOPAC Need Your Donation

JayCee Mikesell and Glen Clinton pose with WMS Past President and scholarship founder, Mike Jording at Jackson Lake Lodge on June 2. WMS Centennial Scholarship Donations Jaycee Mikesell of Green River and Cody’s Glen Clinton were awarded Centennial Scholarships, available to first year WWAMI students from Wyoming. The Centennial Scholarship, which Newcastle physician Mike Jording […]

2017 WMS Annual Meeting A Success

Donald Annino, MD presents on facial transplants during the President’s Dinner at the 2017 WMS Annual Meeting at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park, June 3.  A group of 95 physicians, and PA’s took part in the Wyoming Medical Society/Wyoming Association of PA’s Annual Meeting June 2-4 at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand […]

WMS Board Meets in June With a Packed Agenda

The June 1 Board of Trustees meeting was the final meeting of Paul Johnson, MD’s presidency. By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society The Wyoming Medical Society’s (WMS) Board of Trustees met on June 1, at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park and addressed a full agenda of business ranging from PA autonomy, to […]

Events, Conferences, and Announcements for June 15

Announcements Noridian announces that as an added feature to the Noridian Medicare Portal (NMP), providers and suppliers who submit their redeterminations and/or reopenings through the portal will now receive the Level 1 Medicare Redetermination Notices (MRNs) via NMP. This means that if the outcome of the redetermination or reopening results in a fully favorable (payable) […]

WMS to Use Grant to Fund Wyoming Physician Leadership Program

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Medical Society will use a $150,000 grant from The Physician Foundation to fund a leadership program for Wyoming physicians. The program will allow a cohort of between 15-and-20 Wyoming physicians to take part in the program each year. The program will offer Wyoming physicians the opportunity to learn more about public […]

McGinley Elected WMS Board of Trustees President

CHEYENNE – Joseph McGinley, MD, PhD, will take over as the President of the Board of Trustees of The Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) on July 1, 2017. The WMS Board of Trustees is composed of executive officers and up to 16 county component society seats, who provide statewide representation. Retired physicians, physician assistants, residents, students […]

Wyoming Leaders in Medicine Physician Leadership Academy Advisory Committee

        The Wyoming Leaders in Medicine Physician Leadership Academy is headed up by an Advisory Committee, which offers the program direction, as well as taking part in program planning. The 2017 Advisory Committee includes: Paul Johnson, MD – WMS Past President (Cheyenne) Larry Kirven, MD – WWAMI Assistant, WWAMI Clinical Coordinator, WMS […]

Conferences, Webinars, and Announcements for June 12

Each week the Wyoming Medical Society receives a number of emails and letters offering its physicians webinars, conferences, or other information. In this section we share that information without endorsement. Announcements If you haven’t yet heard, Frontiers in Medicine, the Wyoming Medical Center-sponsored CME meeting will be vastly different this year. The conference is now […]

WMS 2017 Legislative Bill Tracker

Below is a listing of the bills the Wyoming Medical Society followed during the 2017 Legislative Session, as well as the action that was taken on them. SF021 – Death Certificates:  AN ACT relating to vital records; providing that an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant may complete the medical certification of a death […]