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WMS Develops Physician Leadership Program

WMS Develops Physician Leadership Program

The Wyoming Medical Society has received 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 inaugural...

From Doc To Coach

From Doc To Coach

  By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society The journey through medical education and into practice is one that Betsy Spomer, MD of Powell suggests is very prescribed and linear. However, the route to job satisfaction and maintaining work-life balance is not....

Physician Burnout Now the Norm

Physician Burnout Now the Norm

By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society Betsy Spomer, MD still thinks about the day a deal for her new physician office fell through. She had been practicing in Powell for about 12 years before modifying her practice plan into something that would allow for what she...

Monger Column:  When Did Burnout Become a Thing?

Monger Column: When Did Burnout Become a Thing?

By Rob Monger, MD A colleague of mine recently told me that he wouldn’t mind being a few years younger except that it would mean that he would have to practice medicine a few years longer which he couldn’t stand. Lots of physicians these days are burned out. A...

WWAMI E-2017 Class Receives Their Whitecoats

WWAMI E-2017 Class Receives Their Whitecoats

The next generation of Wyoming physicians received their whitecoats during a ceremony and dinner Friday night at the Marian Rochelle Gateway Center on the campus of the University of Wyoming. The whitecoat ceremony welcomes incoming medical students to the medical...