Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 05/07/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  MMA Listening Session in Presque Isle on Tuesday, May 15 6-8pm
•  Jeffrey Barkin, MD, DFAPA Receives MAPP Lifetime Achievement Award
•  Update Will Change Buprenorphine MME Display in Most State PMPs
•  New Scrutiny for an Old Drug
•  New Interactive Online Course Ups Physicians’ Nutrition Knowledge, Supports Patients in Diabetes Prevention
•  Consumer and Healthcare Groups File Suit for Medicaid Expansion Implementation
•  Maine Physicians Participate in Regional State Medical Society Meeting in Connecticut Last Weekend
•  APM Set Forth for Opioid-use Disorder Treatment
•  The Honorable George J. Mitchell to Keynote MMA's 165th Annual Session
128th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Report: Is This a Wrap-up?
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Introduction to LEAN in Healthcare: Full-Day Workshop on Tuesday, May 8
•  MaineHealth MORE Conference - Managing the Opioid Response Effort - May 17th
•  Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting in Kennebunkport, ME - May 18-20
•  Monday, May 21 in Brewer: Next Steps in Addressing Maine's Opioid Crisis
•  Inspiring Hope: How to Support Recovery Ready Communities - May 24 Conference
•  One River, One Ocean: June 2-14, 2018
•  MCMI Training Programs - Level 1 and Level 2 - June 22
•  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
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician Opportunity
•  Ob/Gyn Physician Opportunity
•  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

 

MaineHealth MORE Conference - Managing the Opioid Response Effort - May 17th

The MaineHealth MORE Conference offers practical clinical approaches to combating Maine's opioid crisis.  Join your colleagues and a host of content experts to explore non-opioid pain therapies and innovative opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment modalities.

The MaineHealth MORE Conference offers practical clinical approaches to combating Maine's opioid crisis.  Join your colleagues and a host of content experts to explore non-opioid pain therapies and innovative opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment modalities.

Breakouts will address cognitive and integrative pain management, perinatal OUD tratment, meeting the challenges of rural OUD treatment and effective strategies for patient and practice engagement.

Keynote speaker Dr. Seddon Savage will draw on her experience directing Dartmouth's Center on Addiction Recovery and Education and serving as Medical Director of the Chronic Pain Recovery Center and Connecticut's Silver Hill Hospital to offer insights into pain treatment and addiction recovery.

This conference will fulfill the opioid CME requirement for the State of Maine.

WHEN:  Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 8:00am - 5:oopm

WHERE: MaineHealth, 110 Free Street, Portland, ME

FEE:  $75.00   Click here for more details on the fees.

For more information and to register click here.

You won't want to miss this educational opportunity!