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Wyoming Medical Society's "Future of Medicine" Showcases Latest in Medical Technology

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Wyoming Medical Society's "Future of Medicine" Showcases Latest in Medical Technology

Wyoming Medical Society’s annual meeting will take place on Saturday, January 20, beginning at 7:00 am at Snow King Resort. Focused on the theme of the “Future of Medicine,” the talks, hands-on activities, and dinner are open to the public. This program will showcase the latest in medical technologies at this event, which will draw medical providers from around the state.

Participants can learn about and experience medical robotics, remote physician services, and the IBM Watson artificial intelligence medical program. At an interactive session, participants will see augmented reality systems, robotic physician assistants, wireless ultrasound, robotic surgical systems, and remote patient assistant devices.

“As one of the sponsors of this program, we encourage anyone with an interest in the latest advances in medical technologies to attend,” said St. John’s Medical Center communications officer Karen Connelly.

Joseph C. McGinley, MD, PhD, the president of the Wyoming Medical Society, also welcomes the public to the President’s Dinner, during which world-renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. Scott H. Kozin will present on the first double hand transplant performed in the world. Dr. Kozin and this surgical procedure were featured on the Today Show, Newsweek, and numerous other national and international news outlets. Learn about this inspirational, life-changing surgery and the medical team that made it happen for a very special boy and his family.

The morning presentations are free, and the President’s Dinner is $75 per person. Register at the door or by contacting This is a family-friendly event.

“Future of Medicine” Presentations:

7:00-8:00AM Augmented Reality Technology in the OR, Dr. Muknahallipatna, Univ. of Wyoming

8:00-9:00AM IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence - Tina Moen, PharmD

9:30-10:30AM “Doctor on Demand” App-based services - Pat Basu, MD

11:00-12:00PM Robotics Experience - Interactive Session

5:00PM President's Dinner with Keynote Speaker Scott Kozin, MD

For questions about the event or to learn more about the programs, contact Dr. Joseph C. McGinley at 215-847-1462 or


Media contact: Karen Connelly, 307.739.7380,


The Wyoming Medical Society was founded in 1903 to provide representation, advocacy and service to Wyoming physicians. We strive to be an efficient, member-driven, responsive organization, capable of anticipating and responding swiftly to the changing health care environment. WMS serves our membership, and their patients, and works to improve the health of Wyoming’s citizens.

St. John's Health in Jackson, Wyoming, offers patient-centered clinical excellence and community wellness services through a full-service hospital, primary care, and specialty physician practices, and a long-term care Living Center.