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2021 Legislative Update – Zoom program with MSMA Lobbying Team on Tuesday, September 21

This year’s Missouri legislative session was driven by COVID-19 – from the legislation that was filed to the antics that were used to try to push legislation through. You couldn’t take two steps in the Capitol without someone using the pandemic as a tool. Although this resulted in multiple curve balls being thrown, the MSMA […]

SLMMS Encourages Masking and COVID-19 Vaccines as Cases Continue to Rise; Urges Support for Public Health Measures

SLMMS issued the following statement on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, including the more highly contagious Delta variant, the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society (SLMMS) is re-stating its position supporting the wearing of masks to help prevent the spread of the virus. As physicians, we acknowledge and […]

SLMMS General Society Meeting Includes COVID-19 Vaccination Update – Register Here

All SLMMS Members Are Invited to Participate in the 2021 General Society Meeting Dr. Faisal Khan, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, will provide an update on COVID-19 vaccination efforts during the SLMMS General Society Meeting on Wednesday, September 1 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The General Society Meeting is held […]

SLMMS Addresses Vaccine Hesitancy, Urges COVID-19 Vaccinations

As the rate of COVID-19 infections escalates in southwest Missouri including the Delta variant, threatening the St. Louis region, the physicians of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society (SLMMS) encourage all who are eligible to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine. To address vaccine hesitancy, and ultimately achieve herd immunity, widespread vaccine acceptance across all demographic groups […]

SLMMS Concerns About Disparities in Missouri’s Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

The St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society (SLMMS) is expressing concerns from recent studies concluding that COVID-19 vaccines are harder to obtain in the state’s more highly populated urban areas, as well as reports of vaccine going unused or wasted in clinics in outlying parts of the state. The State has only recently acknowledged that demand […]

SLMMS Statement Opposing Missouri Proposed Legislation Limiting Local Public Health Authority

The St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society (SLMMS) opposes the bills currently under consideration in the Missouri legislature that would limit the ability of local health agencies to make public health rulings, including Senate Bill 12 and House Bill 75. These restrictive preemption bills could pose significant risk to the health and safety of Missourians. We […]

Free Virtual CME Program – 2021 Economic Outlook for Physicians and Healthcare

“2021 Economic Outlook for Physicians and Healthcare” Presented in partnership by Commerce Healthcare and the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Zoom webinar – Free to physicians – Advance registration required – Register HERE Presenter: Scott M. Colbert, CFA, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist and Director of Fixed […]

SLMMS Call for 2021 Resolutions

  As the 2021 Missouri legislative session convenes this month in Jefferson City, SLMMS and organized medicine continue the advocacy work that never ends. The SLMMS Political Advocacy Committee is soliciting resolutions for the 2021 annual convention of the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA). This year’s convention will be virtual, held over two Saturdays, April […]

Jennifer Page, MD, Installed as 2021 SLMMS President

Jennifer Page, MD, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, and medical director of acute rehabilitation at Mercy Hospital South, was installed as the 2021 president of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society at the Council’s monthly meeting on January 12, 2021.  A member of the SLMMS Council since 2016, she was previously vice president in […]

SLMMS Advocacy Committee Drafts 2021 Legislative Priorities

The SLMMS Political Advocacy Committee met on December 9, 2020 to draft the Medical Society’s 2021 Legislative Priorities. Their report was adopted by the SLMMS Council at their meeting on December 15, 2020. SLMMS 2021 Legislative Priorities The top priorities for the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society (SLMMS) for the upcoming 2021 legislative session have […]

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