About the Linn County Medical Society

→The LCMS promotes professional growth for physicians, and quality health care for the community. The LCMS is an independent forum for physician discussion. We provide leadership, education, and representation for physicians as they deliver health care to the community. We exist to serve our members by facilitating physician collegiality, developing solutions to problems, and enhancing the public trust in physicians.

January 20, 2015 – Physician Burnout:  Why We Should Care and What We Can Do About It.  Meeting begins at 5:30p, Elmcrest Country Club.  All Physicians are invited.  Keynote speaker is Colin West, M.D., PhD, FACP, Mayo Clinic Professor of Medicine and Medical Education, Professor of Biostatistics, Consultant Department of Internal Medicine, Associate Director Department of Medicine Program on Physician Wellbeing.  CME credit has been requested.

February 4, 2015 – All Physicians are invited to attend Physician Day on the Hill.  IMS Offices in Des Moines (515 E. Locust, Suite 400)  Noon-Advocacy Training and Issue Briefing, 12:30-Lunch and county medical society discussion of advocacy issues; 1:00-Shuttle to the Capitol; 1:30: Meeting with legislators in the Capitol Rotunda; 2:30-Legislative Reception in the Capitol Cafeteria.

Evacuation Service

Would you need help evacuating during an emergency: such as fire, flood, tornado or extended power outage?   If you, or someone close to you, has a disability or special need which would require help to evacuate in an emergency, you should enroll on the Special Needs Registry.   Click here to see how to enroll.

LCMS College Scholarship Fund

The Linn County Medical Society Scholarship Fund accepts applications for students who are enrolled in an accredited college or university enrolled in an accredited medical school, graduate or professional school pursuing a postgraduate degree in medicine. Click Here to go to the Community Resources page and print the application form!

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