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Zumbro Valley Medical Society

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Zumbro Valley Medical Society

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How Did Medical Societies Start?

• Medical guilds were ancestors of today’s professional associations which set standards of practice

• Protected their members from unfair competition

• Medieval guilds were used by town councils to control apprenticeship training

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History of Medical Societies in Minnesota

• MMA began in 1854 before Minnesota officially became a state in 1858

• Many well known Mayo staff were MMA presidents, i.e. Drs W.J. Mayo and C.H. Mayo

• During the past decade, several ZVMS members have been MMA Presidents (Drs Amadio, Geier, Peterson, Maddox)

• Olmsted County Medical Society began around 1880

• Zumbro Valley Medical Society(ZVMS) began in 1934

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ZVMS Organization

• Counties represented: Olmsted, Dodge, Fillmore, Houston

• Officers: President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, Past President, Executive Director

• Other Executive Committee members: committee chairs, residents, medical students, Alliance leadership

• Three Standing Committees: Executive, Legislative, Environmental Medicine

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ZVMS Community Activity

• ZVMS is a member of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce

• ZVMS members serve on several community organizations, including the Rotary Club of Rochester, Olmsted County Health Services Board, and Diversity Council, among many others

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MMA

• ZVMS members have or continue to serve as MMA officers, Board of Trustee members, and all MMA committees

• Residents and Medical Students sit on MMA Board and committees

• ZVMS is also represented on the MEDPAC Board

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AMA

• ZVMS members sit on the AMA House of Delegates as Minnesota and Specialty Society Representatives

• ZVMS also has representatives on the Resident/Fellows and Medical Student Sections

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Public Campaigns

• Instrumental in community and persona disaster preparedness awareness

• Opposed DME (Coal Train) Project

• Leadership on Freedom To Breathe Act locally and statewide

• Opposed construction of Preston Tire Burning Facility (MPCA Testimony)

• Advocated to RPU for Enhancement of Emission Control for Silver Lake Plant

• Testified in Support of Methamphetamine Task Force recommendations

• Promoted retrofitting of Rochester Buses for diesel exhaust suppression

• Advocated to Rochester School Board for healthy food and beverage choices for students

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Awards

• Olmsted County Community Award (Lyle Weed Award)

• Olmsted Environmental Commission Award for Excellence

• Heart and Stroke Heroes (American Heart Association)

• Environmental Award (American Lung Association)