A Long Road: Dr. Maryann N. Cater's Inauguration Speech to the West Virginia State Medical Association (President's Message)

A Long Road: Dr. Maryann N. Cater’s Inauguration Speech to the West Virginia State Medical Association (President’s Message)

Dr. Peter Carmel, President of the American Medical Association, State medical presidents, fellow colleagues of the West Virginia State Medical Association, my fellow osteopathic physicians, family, friends, and honored guests: In 1973, I left a small town in the mountains of Lebanon for the hills of West Virginia–and thus began a long, immensely satisfying journey […]

Stephen L. Sebert, MD: WVSMA President 2008-2009 (Inaugural Speech of Stephen L. Sebert, MD, Delivered on August 23, 2008) (President's Message)

Stephen L. Sebert, MD: WVSMA President 2008-2009 (Inaugural Speech of Stephen L. Sebert, MD, Delivered on August 23, 2008) (President’s Message)

First, I want to recognize my family. My son Paul, a journalist writes for the Huntington Herald-Dispatch newspaper, my daughter Jennifer, is working on a PhD in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Kentucky, my son-in-law Alex Howard, is working on his doctorate in Public Health at the University of Kentucky, my brother David is […]

Drinking the Pierian Spring: Thoughts on Things We Ought to Know (President's Message) (Report)

Drinking the Pierian Spring: Thoughts on Things We Ought to Know (President’s Message) (Report)

A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again. Fired at first sight with what the Muse imparts, In fearless youth we tempt the heights of Arts, While from the bounded level of our mind Short views […]