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November 18, 2019
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2019 AMA Interim Meeting is Underway in San Diego
MMA and the rest of the New England Delegation are representing you at the 2019 Interim Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.
To provide the most up-to-date information on the outbreak of lung injury cases related to e-cigarette use nationally, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention will host its second informational webinar on the topic on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 11 A.M.
Two studies scheduled to be presented at the American Heart Association’s upcoming meeting indicate that vaping is just as harmful, or possibly more harmful, for the heart than smoking.
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.]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued controversial rules compelling hospitals and insurers to give consumers more information upfront about what their care will cost.
The AMA and most state medical societies, including MMA, are focusing on physician health and wellness. This topic has been a priority of MMA's Immediate Past President Robert Schlager, M.D. and current President Amy Madden, M.D. Read More
Open Enrollment for 2020 health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace - now through Sunday, December 15. Read More
Cognitive decline, including Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, can be difficult and time consuming to discuss with patients.
MMA Legislative Calls Will Start Again in January; Organizational Meeting 12/10 at 6 p.m., MMA HQ
Now that the Maine Legislature has adjourned sine die, our MMA legislative calls are on hold. An in-person meeting to prepare for the Second Regular Session (2020) of the 129th Maine Legislature will be held Tuesday, December 10th, at 6:00 p.m. at MMA Headquarters in Manchester.
The Maine Legislature has published the list of bill requests for the 2020 session. Click through for lists, by subject and by sponsor, of those bills which have received initial approval. Appeal is still available for those not receiving initial approval.
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.
MMA continues to partner with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians. Read More
Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
Bread and butter surgery, with high volume elective surgery and low volume emergency surgery. Upper and lower endoscopy ability required. Breast surgery preferred, but not required.
Family Medicine Physician
Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital is seeking a full time Family Medicine physician to join Sebasticook Valley Family Care, a modern practice located just off I-95 in Pittsfield.
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.
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
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
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