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Clarity Financial Planners Offers SLMMS Member Benefit

For many years, Mason Road Wealth Advisors (MRWA), has offered investment and financial services to SLMMS members. In early September, Bill Bender, principal with MRWA, announced the formation of a new wealth advisory partnership called Clarity Financial Planners, LLC. Bender has added a new partner, Shannon Moenkhaus, a certified financial planner with nearly 20 years […]

World Food Day is October 16 – SLMMS Volunteers Needed

For the third consecutive year, SLMMS is proud to be a Silver Chef sponsor of St. Louis World Food Day 2015. We need your help as St. Louis unites to package meals for local and international hunger relief. Last year, 384,000 meals were packaged in a single day! This year’s event is scheduled for Friday, […]

Paul Kempen, MD, PhD, to Deliver Annual Hippocrates Lecture

Physician concerns regarding Maintenance of Certification and Maintenance of Licensure will be the topic of the annual Hippocrates Society Lecture scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Ces & Judy’s Catering, 10405 Clayton Rd. Paul Kempen, MD, PhD, will present, “Certification, Regulation and Organized Physician Resolve: Past, Present and Future.” Dr. Kempen has been a leader […]

2015 SLMMS Physician Wellness Conference Presentations

SLMMS Physician Wellness Conference Presentations Area physicians and medical students attended the SLMMS Physician Wellness Conference, held April 25 at the Emerson Auditorium at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield. They were treated to an outstanding keynote presentation, “Building Resilience and Coping with Stress in Medical Practice,” by Stuart Slavin, M.D., M.Ed., of Saint Louis University […]

SLMMS Sponsors IDEA Labs Demo Day on May 1 – All SLMMS Members Invited to Attend

All St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society physician members are invited to the IDEA Labs Demo Day, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, May 1, 2015, at 4240 Duncan Avenue (Cortex District). Medical student multidisciplinary teams from Washington University will be demonstrating their inventions to improve clinical care at the event. IDEA Labs is a […]

SGR Formula is Repealed

On Tuesday, April 14, the United States Senate voted overwhelmingly to repeal Medicare’s sustainable growth-rate formula used to determine physician reimbursement. The vote passes legislation approved by the House of Representatives in late March. Approved by a margin of 92-8, the vote holds off a planned 21.2% cut in payments just one day before CMS […]

SLMMS Supports “Show Me You Can Quit” Smoking Cessation Campaign

Smoking is the single most avoidable cause of disease, disability and death in the United States. Inhaling smoke from burning tobacco contributes to more than 400,000 deaths yearly. SLMMS is proud to join with the City of St. Louis Department of Health, St. Louis County Health Department, regional health organizations and anti-smoking advocacy groups from […]

Help End the SGR – Act Now!

(Posted March 24, 2015) In recent days, Congress has introduced bi-partisan bills to eliminate the Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. Now only a few days remain before the current physician payment patch expires on March 31. The bills, H.R. 1470 and S. 810, include the following: • The SGR would be repealed immediately. • […]

Physician Wellness Conference is Set for April 25

SLMMS is reviving a popular member program from recent years, the Physician Wellness Conference, scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Emerson Auditorium at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield. Specifically designed to help physicians “renew their love of medicine,” the topics include building […]

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