Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 06/24/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Maine Legislature Adjourns Sine Die; Major Bills Pass in the Waning Hours
•  Vaccine Law Opponents Seek "People's Veto"
•  Ronan New Head of MHA Board
•  MaineCare Enrollment Far Below Expectations
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  Suicide Rates Increase Among US Teens
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Quality Counts: Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training, ECHO Program
•  2019 Governor Mills Response to the Opioid Summit - July 15th
•  ACU Annual Conference is taking place in Washington, DC from July 28th-31st
•  2019 Mary Cushman, MD Award Nominations Due by July 31
•  Maine Independent Clinical Information Service 2019 Presentations
•  Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) Training Program - October 9
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Physician
•  Nurse Practitioner
•  Family Medicine Specialist or an Internist
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine)
•  BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

 

Ronan New Head of MHA Board

Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital's and Maine Coast Hospital's president, John Ronan, has been elected the new chair of the Maine Hospital Association's board of directors.

 

Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital's and Maine Coast Hospital's president, John Ronan, has been elected the new chair of the Maine Hospital Association's board of directors. He joins a number of new officers and board members. Mr. Ronan also serves on the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board.

You can read the hospital association's article about Mr. Ronan here: http://mha.informz.net/MHA/pages/062119Ronan_is_new_MHA_board_chair?_zs=197gW&_zmi=67XD