Tools and Resources

2020 Priority Issues:

  • Immunizations (AB 248/SB 262)​:  Download issue paper here.

  • Clean Indoor Air Act (AB 491/SB 442): Download issue paper here.

First Time Attendee Orientation

​This session will prepare you for Doctor Day:

  • History of Doctor Day & its Multi-Specialty Partnership

  • Why physician advocacy is important

  • Do's and Don’ts of the Legislative Process

  • And more!

Presented by: Michael Rigby, Lauren Engel, and Angela Janis, MD​

2020 Policy Breakouts:

Legal Update Breakout

Topics presented during this session include an update on surprise billing legislation, a summary of scope of practice bills presented this session and an overview of the recently passed telehealth legislation.  This session will be presented by:

  • Guy DuBeau, JD, Partner, Axley Brynelson

Public Health Policy Breakout

This breakout session will review several current policy issues and health data on vaping, marijuana and immunizations. Presenters include:

  • Vaping Policies and Health Data, presented by: Dr. Joanna Bisgrove

  • Medical Marijuana Policies and Health Data, presented by: Dr. David Galbis-Reig

  • Wisconsin Immunization Policies and Data, presented by: Dr. Ryan Westergaard

Women's Health Policy Breakout

AIM to Improve Perinatal Health in Wisconsin: The wellbeing of a newborn begins with the health and wellbeing of parents.  What are providers and health systems doing to implement evidence-based clinical practices to improve quality perinatal care for individuals regardless of their zip code?  Learn more about the Wisconsin Perinatal Quality Collaborative, AIM patient safety bundles and tools, and current and future legislative initiatives in this space. Panelists include:

  • Cynthie K. Wautlet, MD, MPH, FACOG 

  • Ann Windsor, MD, FACOG 

  • Kristin Lyerly, MD, MPH, FACOG

Improving Surgical Care in Wisconsin through a Statewide Collaborative

State-wide provider-led collaboratives are a proven model for improving clinical care. The success of such collaboratives depends on strong partnerships between clinicians, hospitals, quality organizations, and policy makers. Learn more about the Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin and the role of multidisciplinary approaches in optimizing quality and reducing costs in the perioperative period. Presenters: 

  • Elise Lawson, MD, Executive Director, Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin

  • Chris Queram, President & CEO, Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality

  • Jill Ties, MD, Surgeon, St. Croix Regional Medical Center 

  • Jonathan Kohler, MD, Collaborative Learning Director, Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin

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