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April 16, 2018
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State Senator Rebecca Millett Receives Maine Chapter, AAP Legislator of the Year Award
At its Spring Conference this past weekend in Freeport, the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics presented its 2017 Legislator of the Year award to State Senator Rebecca Millett of Cape Elizabeth. Sen. Millett serves on the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee and is Co-chair of the bicameral, bipartisan Children's Caucus.
Lyme disease remains the most common tickborne disease in Maine with 1,769 cases reported in 2017 (preliminary data as of 1/16/18). While ticks can be active at any temperature above freezing, they are most active in warmer months. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in Maine, and we ask you to please help us stress the importance of tick education.
The Hanley Center’s newest leadership development initiative, the Next Level Leadership Seminar Series, focused on Innovation in Leadership is filling up! This is a fantastic opportunity to gain more depth in your leadership skills, reconnect with the Hanley alumni network and build new relationships.
On Tuesday May 1, 2018 you are invited to join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for a recruitment information session in Portland, ME. This is your opportunity to meet their recruitment team and learn about how you can join the pool of dedicated aid workers. They are currently recruiting for a variety of medical and non-medical positions.
Do you know any Maine resident students seeking funding for medical school? If yes, we hope that you will make the attached Maine Medical Education Foundation Loan Program brochures available to any Maine resident students who have expressed an interest in or are already attending medical school.
How much is bad for you? Is any amount good for you?
The Association received the prestigious Quality Improvement Leadership Award from Maine Quality Counts at its Annual QC Conference on April 4th. The award was presented to MMA President Robert Schlager, MD, and EVP Gordon Smith, Esq. in recognition of the Associations work in responding to the opioid crisis.
MMA President Robert Schalger, MD and EVP Gordon Smith, Esq. after receiving prestigious Leadership Award from Maine Quality Counts.
This new resource is available on the American Medical Association's (AMA) opioid microsite. See the links in the article.
The Rural Medical Access Fund was established in the 1990's to subsidize professional liability premiums for obstetrical and prenatal care in rural areas.
Last Friday, April 6, the Maine Health Workforce Forum brought together dozens of stakeholders to develop strategies to better quantify the workforce needs so healthcare employers can better plan and respond to existing and future shortages of essential health care workers.
Webinar for MMA members on Tuesday, April 24 2018 from 6:30-7:30 pm.
Legislative Call This Tuesday, April 17th
The Maine Legislature has returned to Augusta. That means public hearings and work sessions have resumed, and it's time for our weekly Legislative Committee calls to continue. The next call will be Tuesday, April 17th, at 8 p.m.
A brief summary of some votes that took place during the last week, and a look ahead.
FREE 8-Hr. MAT Waiver Training Being Offered in Dover, NH - Friday, April 27th
Helping connect the dots to more effectively address opioid use disorders.
The New Hampshire Medical Society, NH Bureau of Drug and Alcohol
Services, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and New England Addiction
Technology Transfer Center Network are pleased to offer FREE 8-hour
buprenorphine waiver training in Dover, NH on Friday, April 27th. Read More
The Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons will hold their Spring Educational Program and Business Meeting on Friday, May 4th at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport, ME from 11:30am - 5:00pm.
Are you frustrated by poor communication and waste in your work processes? Lean has recently transformed the way many hospitals and health systems operate. This full-day workshop on May 8 in Augusta provides those who lead hospitals, health centers, practices, and related service industries with an introduction to Lean thinking and process improvement tools.
The Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons will hold their Annual Meeting from Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20 at the Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport, ME. Read More
River Awareness fundraiser on the Androscoggin River.
Discussing memory concerns with your patients can be difficult. Alzheimer's and other dementias are complex, and patients often have many questions and concerns.
Free program for those affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Read More
Take Advantage of Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - Available 24/7 now from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network (NNE-PTN).
Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician – Bangor, Maine
Maine Medical Center seeks a primary care physician,
board-certified/board-eligible in internal medicine, to join our
well-established, quality-driven, outpatient practice. Husson Internal Medicine
is one of seven primary care practices operated by Eastern Maine Medical
Center. Read More
Health Center has a position available for a Medical Director/Family
Practice Physician for our multi-service,
progressive, rural federally qualified community health center located in a medically underserved
area. Read More
Medical Center (MMC) is seeking a BC/BE part/full-time Child & Adolescent
Psychiatrist clinician-educator or clinician-scientist to join the Department
of Psychiatry. Read More
Tri-County Mental Health Services has multiple
current and developing programs including Integrated Primary Care and
Behavioral Health Homes. Read More
PCHC in Bangor, Maine is seeking Board-Eligible Internal
Medicine or Family Med Physician to join our team of doctors and advanced
practice providers in our Community Care and Geriatrics department! Read More
PCHC is recruiting Family Medicine Physicians for locations
in Belfast, Old Town, and Bangor. This is your chance to work for a nationally
recognized FQHC that is a leader in integrated primary care! Read More
Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS or
Retirement System) seeks to engage an additional Psychiatrist for the Medical
Board. Read More
Maine Medical Partners Internal Medicine Westbrook is
seeking a BC/BE Internal Medicine physician for their well-established
outpatient practice located in the greater Portland, Maine area. Read More
Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology is seeking an invasive clinical
cardiologist (non-interventional) for their practice located in their Augusta
and Waterville, Maine locations Read More
Take advantage of this opportunity with the Veterans' Administration to thank our veterans in a concrete way for their service and their sacrifices. Read More
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