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Medical Society Honors Science Fair Winners

Congratulations to high school and middle school students who were recognized for their outstanding entries in the Health and Medicine category of the Greater St. Louis Science Fair May 1-4 at Queeny Park. The Medical Society annually supports this category of the Science Fair. Cash awards and gift cards to the winners are provided by the […]

SLMMS, MSMA Respond to Post-Dispatch Article, Editorial on Tort Reform

On April 30, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch published an article on the unfortunate case of a patient at SSM St. Clare Health Center allegedly receiving surgery on the wrong side of her brain. This was followed by a May 2 editorial opposing tort reform legislation proposed in Missouri that would place a cap on non-economic damages […]

Physician’s Tort Reform Rally ! – April 30, 2013

Physician’s Tort Reform Rally Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Missouri Capitol 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. All St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society members are invited to join MSMA and the members of the Missouri Tort Reform Coalition at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City on Tuesday, April 30 to lobby Senators and Representatives on […]

David M. Nowak Appointed Executive Vice President Of St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society

David M. Nowak has been appointed executive vice president of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, the association representing physicians in the St. Louis area. He succeeds Thomas A. Watters, who is retiring after holding the position for seven years. Nowak most recently served as marketing and communications director of Mary Institute and Saint Louis […]

Keystone Mutual Named as SLMMS-Approved Provider

The St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society has named Missouri-based Keystone Mutual as an approved provider for medical professional liability insurance. “We applaud the voice Keystone Mutual has given to St. Louis physicians,” explained Robert McMahon, MD, SLMMS 2012 president. “We trust Keystone to protect our members and provide them with sound risk management. We look […]

Medical Society elects 2013 officers and councilors

David L. Pohl, M.D., F.A.C.R., Elected 2013 President Of St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society David L. Pohl, M.D., F.A.C.R., a radiologist, has been elected 2013 president of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, the association representing physicians in the St. Louis area. Dr. Pohl is in private practice with Radiologic Imaging Consultants, LLC, and is […]

Medical Liability

Medical Liability Reform Affects Everyone The medical liability system in Missouri was thrown into turmoil and uncertainty on July 31, 2012, when the Missouri Supreme Court announced a ruling that invalidated existing caps on non-economic damages in liability cases. Non-economic damages are the ‘pain and suffering’ part of a damage award. Patients also may sue to […]

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