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July 1, 2019

 
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

AMA President Patrice Harris, M.D. to Speak at Opioid Response Summit, July 15

AMA President Patrice Harris, M.D., a practicing psychiatrist from Atlanta and current chair of the AMA Opioid Task Force has been added as a speaker at the Governor’s Opioid Response Summit being held on Monday, July 15 at the Augusta Civic Center. 

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MMA Offices Closed July 4-5

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, MMA office are closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5.

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Congress Begins Consideration of Surprise Billing Legislation

On June 24, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) released an updated version of S. 1895, the "Lower Health Care Costs Act," which was considered by the Committee on June 26. Though the bill contains numerous commonsense proposals for lowering the cost of health care, there are significant negative consequences for physicians contained in Title I of the bill, "Ending Surprise Medical Bills."

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Notice re: Medical Telemetry Devices

This is a notice about possible interference to any physicians or health care facilities who use medical telemetry devices utilizing the radio frequency (RF) spectrum.

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This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA

Click through for a brief update on recent public health issues, provided by the American Medical Association's electronic publication, Morning Rounds. [This article is updated weekly.]

 
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Vaccine Law Opponents Seek "People's Veto"

Three legislators, a religious lobbyist, and two witnesses who testified to the Education Committee have filed an application for a people's veto referendum seeking to overturn Maine's new vaccine exemption law. To learn more and to read the language of the petition, click "Read more" below.

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2019 Mary Cushman, MD Award Nominations Due by July 31

Nominations are due by Wednesday, July 31 for the 2019 Mary Cushman, MD Award for Exceptional Humanitarian Service as a Medical Volunteer.

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129th MAINE LEGISLATURE

MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session

Now that the Maine Legislature has adjourned sine die, our MMA legislative calls are on hold. Watch this space in late autumn for information about an in-person meeting to prepare for the Second Regular Session (2020) of the 129th Maine Legislature.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

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Quality Counts: Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training, ECHO Program

Quality Counts is hosting an education program for hospital Emergency Departments (EDs) with training and technical assistance on initiating buprenorphine in the ED.

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2019 Governor Mills Response to the Opioid Summit - July 15th

The 2019 Governor Mills Response to the Opioid Summit being held on July 15, 2019 at the Augusta Civic Center and is now open for registrations.  Read More


Obesity Medicine: There is no 'one size fits all' - Monthly Lecture Series Beginning July 17th

Obesity continues to skyrocket and most patients are not getting the help they desperately need.  Join us for one lecture or all 12 lectures (monthly) and learn the science behind obesity and current clinical guidelines in treating it.  Read More


ACU Annual Conference is taking place in Washington, DC from July 28th-31st

The 2019 ACU Annual Conference entitled "Stronger Teams, Healthier Communities" is set to take place July 28th through July 31st at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC. We hope you will join us for this special occasion. Read More


2019 Mary Cushman, MD Award Nominations Due by July 31

The Maine Medical Association presents the Mary F. Cushman Award for Exceptional Humanitarian Service as a Medical Volunteer each year to recognize the humanitarian service of Maine medical volunteers. 

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Maine Independent Clinical Information Service 2019 Presentations

2019 MICIS learning objectives and descriptions are available at www.micismaine.org.

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Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) Training Program - October 9

The Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) has its final training program for 2019 on October 9 at the annual conference of the Brain Injury Association of America-Maine Chapter. MCMI training will be listed as the Youth Concussion Track. Read More




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HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine

Western Maine Primary Care, a department of Stephens Memorial Hospital, is currently seeking a BC/BE family medicine physician to join our exceptional team of providers.
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Physician

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified clinical leader to work collaboratively with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. 
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Nurse Practitioner

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner to work collaboratively with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. 
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Family Medicine Specialist or an Internist

Northern Light AR Gould Hospital is seeking an additional Family Medicine Specialist or an Internist for its outpatient health facility in Presque Isle.  This is an outpatient only position with 24/7 Hospitalist support for all admissions.
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BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center has an exciting leadership opportunity for a BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to lead our primary care network of five well-established, quality-driven, outpatient practices serving the greater Bangor community.
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Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center seeks a primary care physician, board-certified/board-eligible in internal medicine, to join our well-established, quality-driven, outpatient practice. Read More


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

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


Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

Partners for World Health has a great need for advice from certain medical professionals on how to sort and package the vast amount of supplies received, for shipping and use in destination countries. Read More


Physician Director of Primary Care

Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Health has an exciting physician leadership opportunity for a Board Certified/Board Eligible MD/DO Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to lead our primary care network of three family medicine practices.
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