Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 03/06/2017  (Plain Text Version)

Return to Graphical Version

 

In this issue:
Lead Article
•  AMA National Advocacy Conference
•  Maine Medicine Weekly Update's New Look & Feel
128th Maine Legislature
•  Weekly MMA Legislative Committee Conference Call Information
•  Legislative Highlights of the Week
•  MMA Legislative Committee Forum on "Death with Dignity" is Next Tuesday, March 14th
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Physician Assistant - Newcastle
•  Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist - Full Time or Per Diem, Bridgton Hospital
•  Family Medicine Physician - Maine Medical Partners Primary Care
•  Primary Care Physician - Eastern Maine Medical Center
•  Family Practice Physician - Machias, Maine
•  Office-Based Treatment of Opioid Dependence Course Offered by American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
•  Family Medicine Physician - Pittsfield, Maine
•  Physician Monmouth
•  FNP/NP Monmouth
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  Part-time Clinical & Part-time Research Position in Central Maine
•  Part-Time MD/DO/NP/PA
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Maine Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Spring Meeting
•  Calling All OB-GYN Physicians!
•  DrFirst Offers Presentations on E-Prescribing Mandate
•  Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting
•  Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Spring Educational Program & Business Meeting

 

MMA Legislative Committee Forum on "Death with Dignity" is Next Tuesday, March 14th

The focus of the discussion will be a bill submitted for consideration in the 128th Legislature by Senator Roger Katz (R-Kennebec):  L.D. 347, An Act to Support Death with Dignity.

MMA Legislative Committee Co-Chairs Katherine Pope, M.D. and Stephen Meister, M.D. invite interested physicians to join members of the MMA Legislative Committee for a discussion of physician-assisted death.  The focus of the discussion will be a bill submitted for consideration in the 128th Legislature by Senator Roger Katz (R-Kennebec):  L.D. 347, An Act to Support Death with Dignity.

The meeting will take place at the Frank O. Stred Building (MMA headquarters) in Manchester from 6:00 to approximately 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14th.  Dinner will be available at 6 p.m.  All are welcome, but please RSVP to Sarah Lepoff at slepoff@mainemed.com for our meal planning.