NEWS FROM THE GREATER LOUISVILLE MEDICAL SOCIETY The Fleur-De-Lis Connection GLMS CELEBRATES PRESIDENT ROB ZARING & 125 YEARS Dr. Zaring speaking to the crowd. See more photos in the July Louisville Medicine and at https://flic.kr/s/aHskWqzct5 The celebration began with outgoing President John Rob- erts, MD, who welcomed everyone and briefly discussed the successes of the Society during his presidency. “It has been a sincere pleasure serving as your President over the last 12 months,” Dr. Roberts said. “It has been an honor and one of the most rewarding experiences of my career.” He then passed the ceremonial gavel to incoming President Rob Zaring, MD, MMM, as family and friends looked on. In return, Dr. Zaring honored the outgoing president with thanks and a plaque to mark the end of his presidency. Two hundred Greater Louisville Medical Society members and their families visited the new GLMS headquarters in the Fleur-de-Lis Building on May 21 for the 2017 Presidents’ Celebration. In his first official act as GLMS President, Dr. Zaring an- nounced the results of the recent GLMS election and con- gratulated all incoming officers including President-Elect Wayne Tuckson, MD, Vice President Frank Burns, MD, and Treasurer Brian Sosnin, DO. “Congratulations to all our elected leaders for GLMS. Consider yourselves officially installed,” he said. The day was a major milestone for GLMS, which celebrated not just a new president or putting the finishing touches on a new work space, but also its own 125th anniversary, as the Society was founded in 1892. Earlier in the day, GLMS CEO/Exec. Vice President Bert Guinn, MBA, CAE, announced the winners of the 2017 Rich- ard Spear, MD, Memorial Essay Contest. The topic this year was “What Drives You Crazy in Health Care?” INSIDE THIS ISSUE 1 - Presidents’ Celebration 2 - Louisville Docs at AMA 3 - GLMS Foundation Happy Hour 5 - Department of Health Childhood Led Prevention Program PAGE 6 - PEPS Updates PAGE PAGE PAGE PAGE Natalie Spiller was the winner of the Student/In-Training Category for her essay, “What Drives You Crazy – A Story.” She was presented with a plaque and a check for $750. Morris Weiss, MD, was announced as the winner for the Practicing/Life Category. He was presented with a plaque and a check for $1,500 in recognition of his essay, “Ethical & Moral Consideration in 21st Century Medicine.” After the event concluded, members were given free tickets to attend the Louisville Bats doubleheader across the street at Slugger Field.