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August 20, 2018
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Maine Legislature Seems Poised to Return in Special Session to Consider Bills on the State's Child Protective Services System
Governor LePage has declared his intention to ask legislators to return to consider several bills from his office on the topic in the wake of highly publicized child abuse and neglect tragedies earlier this year. Read More
The MMA Headquarters, the Frank Stred building, is in the middle of significant renovations that will improve members' meeting experience. Read More
“The American Medical Association (AMA) called on policymakers . . . to support proven approaches to treat opioid use disorder.” Patrice A. Harris, M.D., chair of the AMA Opioid Task Force, said, “We know what works.” Dr. Harris added, “We can point to states where making access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) has been a priority, and the mortality rates are doing down.
The MMA congratulates Medical Mutual on this achievement! The company is MMA's endorsed provider of professional liability coverage for members. Read More
Dr. Dervilla McCann notes a lack of awareness of this genetic condition at every level of the medical community.
A study of 80,000 youngsters “over a four-year period” at Kaiser Permanent found “no association between the prenatal Tdap (for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, also known as whooping cough) vaccine and autism spectrum disorder.”
See more about the AMA's prior authorization efforts. At the urging of the MMA, the 128th Legislature enacted a prior authorization reform bill, L.D. 1032, in the 2018 session, but the Governor vetoed the bill. The MMA anticipates another legislative effort on prior authorization reform during the First Regular Session of the 129th Legislature. Read More
Maine's favorite medical historian Richard Kahn, M.D. of Rockland will present at the next MMA Senior Section meeting on Wednesday, August 22. His talk will be on "Diseases of the District of Maine, 1780-1820,",an unpublished manuscript by Dr. Jeremiah Baker that Dr. Kahn has reviewed and enhanced.
The keynote speakers and CME program for the Association's 165th Annual Session in Bar Harbor Sept. 7-9, 2018 is the strongest in many years. Make plans now to join your colleagues for a weekend of education, networking and fun. The Honorable George Mitchell and former director of the White House Office of Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli are the keynote speakers.
MMA Presentation on Healthcare Issues Considered by 128th Legislature Now Available
During the two sessions of the 128th Legislature, the Maine Medical Association advocacy team monitored well over 300 pieces of legislation involving some aspect of healthcare. With the session now nearly concluded, MMA attorneys are available to present a one hour CME talk on the new laws of which physicians need to be aware.
Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
Below you will find an on-going list of Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings. Any questions should be referred to the contact person listed for each specialty. Read More
All licensees of the Board of Licensure in Medicine must take 3 hours of CME on opioid prescribing every two years whether they prescribe opioids or not.
MaineGeneral is offering a “half and half” waiver training on Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Augusta.
Registration is now open for the 17th Annual Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium taking place September 21-23, 2018 at the Harborside Hotel & Marina in Bar Harbor, Maine presented by the Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
The Maine AAP will be offering one day Saturday sessions in several regions of Maine, providing training and coaching to Pediatricians and Pediatric Specialists in SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) and effective conversational skills in Motivational Interviewing.
The Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership is delighted to announce that enrollment is now underway for
tits inaugural Provider Executive Leadership Institute (PELI) specifically for Advanced
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
Since 1983, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Disease Surveillance, Department of Health and Human Services has organized an annual infectious disease conference targeting public health issues of emerging concern to medical practitioners throughout the state. Presentation topics will focus on a range of infectious diseases. Read More
The Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership is offering a three-day seminar series that explores innovation-based strategies as a source of competitive advantage in an industry with strict regulation and limited financial resources.
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.
Open Enrollment: What you need to know Read More
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Family Nurse Practitioner - Ellsworth
Full time FNP position available in the Ellsworth
location of the Bucksport Regional Health Center. Read More
Valley Health Center is seeking a full time LCSW/LCPC to join our Medical Team
as a Behavioral Health Consultant. 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
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
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
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
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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