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Membership includes Nursing Home Medical Directors, Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Doctorally-Prepared Clinicians, Allied Health Professionals (NHA, DONs, RNs, etc.), Practice Managers, and Retired Members. 

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It will be the purpose of this organization:

  • To promote quality and compassionate medical care for patients of all ages in post-acute and long-term care.
  • To establish better communication among physicians serving as medical directors and other providers.
  • To promote better communication between medical directors and (a) other post-acute and long-term care professionals, (b) various long-term care associations, and (c) officials of various government agencies.
  • To represent medical directors in defining their roles and equitable compensation.
  • To serve as a conduit between AMDA and the WAMD membership.
  • To conduct continuing education programs, emphasizing the area of geriatrics and post-acute and long-term care.
  • To promote a better understanding by the public of issues concerning the post-acute and long-term care facilities and residents.
  • To support evidence-based treatments and best practice policies to manage post-acute and long-term care facilities.

WAMD - The Wisconsin Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine,  state affiliate of AMDA -

We are an organization of Wisconsin Nursing Home Medical Directors and extended care professionals
dedicated to quality care in Wisconsin extended care facilities, through education, legislative dialogue,
and cooperation with other providers.  We provide education in medical and regulatory aspects of long-term care and assisted living,
and promote quality improvement in our facilities through a multi-disciplinary, team-oriented approach.


WAMD - The Wisconsin Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
253 Willow Lane
Hartford, WI 53027

Melissa Montgomery, Executive Assistant
Phone 844.990.WAMD (9263)

Terms of Officers and Directors
Approved at WAMD Virtual Annual Meeting, October 11, 2021


 Office  Name & City Term of Office 
 President  Paula Hardgrove, MD, CMD, Madison  2021-2023 (2 years)
 President-Elect  Ron Schreiber, MD, CMD,  Appleton  2021 - 2023  (2 yrs.)   
 Treasurer  Raul Mateo MD, CMD, Milwaukee  2021-2023 (2 years)
 Director of Education  Ismail Quryshi MD, FACP, CMD, FAAHPM, Milwaukee   2021 – 2024  (3 yrs.)
 Newsletter Editor    T. Rex Flygt, MD, CMD, FACP,   Baraboo  
DIRECTORS  Kristin Severson DO, CMD, FACOI`  2021 - 2024 (3yrs.)
   Malik Ali, MD, CMD, Franklin                                                                      2021 – 2024  (3 yrs.)
  Ann Braus MD, CMD, Madison  2021 - 2024 (3 yrs.)
   Rebecca Elon MD, MPH, CMD
 2022 -  2025 (3 yrs.)
    Elizabeth Bukowy DO, CMD, Milwaukee                                                  2021 - 2024 (3 yrs.)

Ron Schreiber, MD, CMD, Appleton                  2021  --  2024  (3 yrs.)  
Lori Koeppel, BSN, NHA - Executive Director of Wisconsin Director of Nursing Council
Brian Purtell, JD, LTC Compliance and Enforcement Attorney
Kristin Severson, DO, CMD, FACOI                     2021  --  2023 (2 yrs.)
Fred Walbrun, MD, Green Bay                                                                                          Director Emeritus
Jay Turnbull, MD, Antigo                                                                                                    Director Emeritus    


Bylaws of Wisconsin Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

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