Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan​

Young Physicians Committee

Aliya Hines, MD, PhD, Chair

The Young Physicians Committee finds solutions to the challenges and issues relating to physicians who have just entered practice; mentoring new physicians in the medical community; offer guidance progression in organized medicine; and, develop future leaders for the WCMSSM.

Next Meeting: TBD

Resolutions Committee

Dorothy M. Kahkonen, MD, Chair

The Resolutions Committee is responsible for reviewing the resolutions written by Society members prior to their submission to The Delegate Body.

Next Meeting: TBD

Planning Committee

Charles J. Barone II, MD, Chair

The Planning Committee shall develop goals and priorities for The Society including financial requirements.

Next Meeting: TBD

Peer Review/Medical Care Committee

Anne M. Nachazel, MD, Chair

The Peer Review/Medical Care Committee shall consider written complaints arising from the relationship of members with their patients. It shall attempt to reconcile differences between the profession and their patients in order to foster harmonious relations. The purposes, powers and duties of this committee shall conform to those set forth in the MSMS Bylaws.

Next Meeting: TBD

Peer Review/Ethics Committee

James H. Sondheimer, MD, FACP, Chair

Peer Review/Ethics Committee shall maintain the standards of conduct and discipline of the members. This committee shall have the right to conduct investigations and hearings and make findings of fact and recommendations for discipline. The grounds for discipline and the procedure for discipline of members shall conform to those set forth in the MSMS Bylaws.

Next Meeting: TBD

Bylaws Committee

Chandra M. Edwin, MD, Chair

The Bylaws Committee shall receive all assignments relative to amendments to the Bylaws and may propose such amendments.

Next Meeting: TBD

Special Recognition

Edmund M. Barbour, MD, Chair

The Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan presents its annual awards to individuals for outstanding service to the profession and the community. The Society is proud of these awards’ continued and distinguished history. The awards will be presented at the WCMSSM Annual Business Meeting.

Next Meeting: TBD

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Committee on Medical and Public Health Issues

James E. Blessman, MD, MPH, Chair

The Committee on Medical and Public Health Issues shall disseminate information affecting the health and general welfare of the public. The committee shall work with the individual medical specialties and will be the liaison committee between the Society and the departments of health and any other governmental organization or group interested in the field of public health.

Next Meeting:  Thursday, November 9, 2017, 8:30 am, WCMSSM Headquarters

Medical Education Committee

Steven E. Minnick, MD, Chair

The Medical Education Committee oversees the planning and implementation of the annual and general membership meetings scheduled each year and other special programs as requested from time to time by The Executive Council. The committee also coordinates the Annual Beaumont Lecture, the Rhoades Lecture and oversees the Beaumont Historical Library and other Society related collections.

Next Meeting: TBD

Membership Committee
Steve Daveluy, MD, FAAD, Chair
The Membership Committee shall use its best efforts to induce every physician in Southeast Michigan in good standing and eligible for membership to become a member of the Society. It shall be the duty of this committee to investigate all new applications, to make periodic review of membership rolls and to make recommendations for appropriate changes
Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 6:00 pm, WCMSSM Headquarters

Editorial Board

T. Jann Caison-Sorey, MD, MBA, Chair

The Society shall have an official publication, which shall contain the advance programs of the Society; reports of officers and committees, notes and comments on the business and work of the Society; general news of local interest and any other matter, which will contribute to making such a medium of communication helpful to the members.

Next Meeting: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7:30 am, Conference Call Only

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Committee on Legislation and Community Affairs
M. Salim U. Siddiqui, MD, PhD, Chair
The Committee on Legislation and Community Affairs shall act as the liaison with legislative, community and civic groups and organizations to appropriately communicate with such organizations and to foster positive images of medicine and physicians.
Next Meeting:  Monday, November 6, 2017, 7:30 am, Leon's Family Dining