The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) today announced the
addition of Sarah Waun as their director of state and federal government relations.
Waun comes to MSMS from the Michigan State Senate where she served as a policy advisor on health care issues under Senate Majority Leaders Mike Shirkey and Arlen Meekhof. In addition, she served as a budget advisor on the Department of Health and Human Services budget and previously was a legislative aide to former state Senator Roger Kahn, MD.
“Sarah has spent her career dedicated to improving health care outcomes for Michigan residents, “said Michigan State Medical Society CEO Julie Novak. “We are excited to have her extensive legislative experience at MSMS and know she will be an asset to physician and patient advocacy.”
Waun earned a bachelor’s degree in political theory and constitutional democracy from the James Madison College at Michigan State University.
The Michigan State Medical Society is the statewide professional association of 15,000 physicians in Michigan and is affiliated with the American Medical Association. Physician policies on various issues involving public health, health care delivery and medical ethics are set at the annual MSMS House of Delegates meeting.