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December 31, 2019

In This Issue
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Dr. John Yindra to Step Down from MMA Committee for Physician Quality
Licensing Boards Propose Rule Changes for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment, Pain Prescribing
Human Genome Editing is Here. How Should It Be Governed?
Five Big Medical Court Cases that Made a Difference in 2019
Agreement Reached On FY 2020 Federal Funding and Extender Package
This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
Vaccine Vote Update: Healthcare Advocates File Citizens' Guide Statements
Latest ACA Ruling: What it Means Now For Doctors, Patients
Opioid Related Webinars Offer CME Credit
Resources From The Alzheimer's Association
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE, SECOND REGULAR SESSION
MMA Legislative Calls Will Begin Tuesday, January 14th
Maine Legislature's List of Bill Titles for 2020 Session: Initial Approval List
UPCOMING EVENTS
Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
8-Hour Free Live Course for Buprenorphine Waiver Training @MMC - January 27th
MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program and the Maine CDC/Sweetser to offer training for clinicians.
10th Annual Maine Patient Safety Academy - March 30, 2020
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Orthopedic Surgeon Opportunity in Beautiful New England
Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
Family Medicine Physician
Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health - Portland, ME

 
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This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA

Congress approves CDC and NIH gun violence research funding

Congress is expected to approve federal funding for gun violence research this week for the first time in over 20 years as part of a final year-end appropriations package that the President is expected to sign into law. The deal, based on amendments authored by House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), would designate $25 million for gun violence research split evenly between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health.

The AMA has long advocated for Congress to address the high number of gun-related homicides, suicides and injuries—many of which are preventable—as a public health issue similar to addressing tobacco use, underage drinking, alcohol and helmet use for bicyclists and motorcyclists.  Determining the root causes—through federally-funded research—of any public health problem is critical to developing solutions. 

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