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Wisconsin Section Meeting
Posted May 14, 2012
It was my privilege and honor to attend the Wisconsin Section meeting held in Madison. Thank you to Section Chair, Dr. Gene Shoemaker for his hospitality and a great meeting.
The Wisconsin Section of the Pierre Fauchard Academy held it’s annual meeting at the Monona Terrace Community and Conference Center on Friday, May 14, 2012. The meeting was lead by section chair, Dr. Gene Shoemaker. An update covering events of the section was given. The mentorship program continues to be the strongest in the Academy. A mentorship meeting was held last September with over 400 mentors and proteges in attendance. The section supports the White Coat Ceremony for the D1 students at the University of Marquette Dental School. A $300 award is given to a graduating senior who is recognized for their contribution to the profession and the community as well as the $1500 scholarship awarded by the PFA Foundation. In addition, the Wisconsin Section is very active in the WDA Mission of Mercy program.
Dr. Steve Stoll, President of the Wisconsin Dental Association gave an update. Dr. Jim Morgenroth spoke on the Mission of Mercy program to be held June 29-30, 2012 in Madison. Dr. Cheri Newman, Trustee Region 4, gave an update about the Academy. Dr. Morgentroth received the PFA Distinguished Dentist Award.
The program was completed with the induction of nine new members, seven of which were in attendance. Congratulations to Dr. Bob Bennan, Dr. Nick Calhamer, Dr. Russ Christian, Dr. Dane Clemens, Dr. Paul Feit, Dr. Richard Miller and Dr. Conrad Nenn.