In competitive elections for council seats, seven delegates were selected by their peers at the AMA House of Delegates to serve. Included was longtime WISAM member and leader, Michael M. Miller, MD, an addiction psychiatrist with Rogers Behavioral Health, who was elected to serve on the AMA Council on Science and Public Health.
Doctor Miller is a nationally recognized addiction psychiatrist and addiction medicine physician. He has effectively integrated addiction care into the various psychiatric subspecialty services at Rogers Behavioral Health.
His work with the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and his work on prevention with respect to opioid overdose and accidental deaths, is well known and ongoing in the state of Wisconsin, and nationally.
Dr. Miller has served as Vice Speaker of the Wisconsin Medical Society House of Delegates and has been a member of the WMS delegation to the AMA HOD since 2000. Prior, he served as a specialty society delegate to the AMA HOD from ASAM. He has been a member of three AMA HOD Reference Committees, including serving as chair of the Reference Committee on Advocacy Related to Medical Education and Science and Public Health. A Past President of the Dane County Medical Society, Dr. Miller has chaired or served on numerous committees and task forces of the WMS, the WPA, AAAP, ASAM, ABAM, and the ABAM Foundation. Notably, he chaired the WMS Council on Addictive Diseases and served a dozen years on the Managing Committee of Wisconsin’s Statewide Physician Health Program.