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June 4, 2018
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Maine Leads New England in Drugs Collected on DEA Takeback Day
The national DEA Takeback Day held approximately one month ago resulted in 44 tons of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs being returned to collection sites. In New England, Maine had the greatest amount of returned drugs at 28,500 pounds, followed by Massachusetts with 27,000 pounds. Read More
MMA Board of Directors Meets Wednesday to Select Search Firm
The 29 members of the MMA Board of Directors will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 4:00pm at the Frank Sred Building in Manchester. One of the priority items is to select a search firm to work with during the process the next year of selecting a new Executive Vice President for the Association following Mr. Smith's retirement. Read More
August Issue of Maine Medicine to be Dedicated Solely to Opioid/Heroin/Fentanyl Crisis
The Maine Medical Association has published a monthly and then quarterly publication, Maine Medicine, for nearly forty years. For the first time, the next issue will be dedicated solely to articles related to the opioid crisis. It will arrive on members' desks on or shortly after August 1. Read More
Health Equity Alliance, based in Bangor and focused on serving the healthcare needs of marginalized communities, has recently added a new clinic in Bangor. The clinic has begun offering medical advice and basic treatment to people who use drugs, patients belonging to the LGBT community or who have HIV/AIDS. Read More
An important part of preventing type 2 diabetes is lifestyle changes. Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that people with prediabetes can reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly 60 percent when they participate in a structured lifestyle change program.
Do you hold a DEA X-waiver to prescribe buprenorphine?
If the answer is ‘yes’, we’d like to hear from you. Please take our 8-minute survey. Read More
Maine CDC Emergency Preparedness Seeks Volunteer Physicians
We all have a serious stake in
public health and healthcare preparedness – how would you like to improve
Maine’s regional readiness? Maine Responds and the Maine Medical Reserve Corps (ME-MRC) seek volunteers
throughout the state to reinforce our healthcare systems, and to prepare your
local area for emergencies of all types. Read More
Maintaining good oral health during pregnancy is highly recommended and essential to the overall wellness of women and their children.
The Maine Hospital Association has published an excellent article detailing the recent lawsuit by the City of Portland against several opioid manufacturers and distributors and three Maine physicians, seeking $1 billion in damages.
Legislative Report: Appropriations Committee Accomplishes Little in May 30th Meeting
The joint Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs met last Wednesday, May 30th. Scheduled for 2:00 p.m., the meeting began shortly after 9:00 p.m. and concluded approximately 35 minutes later.
One River, One Ocean: June 2-14, 2018
River Awareness fundraiser on the Androscoggin River.
3-hour presentation from 5-8:30 pm at the Augusta Civic Center.
AAAP’s “Half and Half” course with Dr. Richard Fein is a free American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry program that combines 4.25 hours of face-to-face/in-class instruction and 3.75 hours of online training.
Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) will to holding a training
program on June 22 in Waterville at Colby College. It is appropriate for
athletic administrators/directors, school nurses, coaches, athletic trainers,
physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Read More
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).
Save the date for the NNESAM 2018 Annual Conference taking place at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe Vermont November 2 & 3, 2018. Read More
3-hour presentation from 5-8:30 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. Read More
Medical Board Physician
The Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS or Retirement System) seeks to engage a Psychiatrist with a keen interest in working collaboratively with other medical physicians for the Medical Board.
Psychiatry Faculty, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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
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
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
Valley Health Center is seeking a full time LCSW/LCPC to join our Medical Team
as a Behavioral Health Consultant. 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 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
Tri-County Mental Health Services has multiple
current and developing programs including Integrated Primary Care and
Behavioral Health Homes. 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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