Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 04/30/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  The Honorable George J. Mitchell to Keynote MMA's 165th Annual Session
•  New Interactive Online Course Ups Physicians’ Nutrition Knowledge, Supports Patients in Diabetes Prevention
•  MMA Acknowledges the Passing of Jordan Shubert, M.D. and Mark Cooper, M.D.
•  Consumer and Healthcare Groups File Suit for Medicaid Expansion Implementation
•  MMA Listening Session in Presque Isle on Tuesday, May 15 6-8pm
•  MICIS: Next Steps in Addressing Maine's Opioid Crisis
•  AMA, Specialty Societies Ask CMS to Reduce 2018 MIPS Reporting Period
•  Doctors Without Borders Coming to Maine May 1st
128TH MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Calls Over for 128th Legislature; Veto Day Wednesday
•  Legislative Report
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Spring Educational & Business Meeting - Friday, May 4th
•  Introduction to Lean in Healthcare Full-Day Workshop on Tuesday, May 8
•  Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting in Kennebunkport, ME - May 18-20
•  One River, One Ocean: June 2-14, 2018
•  New Free CME on Alzheimer's Risk, Detection, and Management
•  Peer Navigation Program from Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)
•  Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network
•  Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine 2018 Annual Conference & Meeting - Nov 2-3
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician – Bangor, Maine
•  Family Practice Physician - Bucksport Regional Health Center
•  Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician
•  Psychiatry Faculty, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
•  Psychiatric Medical Director
•  Maine's Largest FQHC in need of Physician for Geriatric Program
•  Multiple Family Med Opportunities in Beloved Community Health Centers
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

MMA Listening Session in Presque Isle on Tuesday, May 15 6-8pm

All Aroostook County physicians and their guests are invited to join MMA officers and executive staff at a Listening Session to be held on Tuesday, May 15th.

 

 

Join us at Cafe Sorpreso, 415 Maine Street in Presque Isle. Stop by for an appetizer and beverage on us and share with us your thoughts and opinions, including on topics such as:

  • 2nd Regular Session of the 128th Maine Legislature
  • Physician-Assisted Death
  • MMA Statement on Reform of the US Health Care System
  • MMA member engagement and leadership development
Please RSVP to Sarah Lepoff slepoff@mainemed.com 480-4191