Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 07/22/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Court Upholds non-ACA-Compliant Short-term Health Plan Rules
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  Opponents of New Vaccine Bill Seek Repeal; Petitions Circulated
•  Governor's Opioid Summit Draws over 1,150 to Augusta Civic Center
•  CMS Expands Scope of Approved Ambulatory BP Monitoring
•  MMA Hosts 16th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Maine Medical Education Trust Scholarships
•  MICIS Individual Academic Detailing Sessions on Opioid Topics
•  2019 Mary Cushman, MD Award - Final Week to Submit a Nomination
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
•  ACU Annual Conference is taking place in Washington, DC from July 28th-31st
•  MICIS Opioid Education Presentations Available
•  Complex Mental and Behavioral Health Needs of Maine Youth - August 16
•  Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) Training Program - October 9
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
•  BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
•  Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  Physician
•  Physician Director of Primary Care
•  Nurse Practitioner
•  Family Medicine Specialist or an Internist
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

 

Complex Mental and Behavioral Health Needs of Maine Youth - August 16

Collaborating to Address the Complex Mental and Behavioral Health Needs of Maine Youth

A joint conference for family and pediatric providers and school nurses.

Friday, August 16, 2019   ~   8:30am – 3:30pm

Talbot Lecture Hall, University of Southern Maine – Portland

 

Plenary Talks:

Identification and treatment of anxiety and depression in children and adults: How can we do better?  Speaker: Douglas Robbins, MD, Maine Behavioral Healthcare

ACEs and the Effects of Trauma Speaker: Cassie Yackley, PsyD, Yackley Consulting Group

 

Short Talks:

Creating an Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ Youth - Speaker:  Sue Campbell, OUT Maine

Begin with the End in Mind: ADHD/ODD - Speaker: Deborah Hagler, MD, Midcoast Pediatrics

Addressing Suicide Risk - Speaker: Sheila Nelson, MS, Maine CDC

Adolescent Substance Use Speaker: Day One Program

Absenteeism in Maine - Speaker: Susan Lieberman, Count ME In

 

REGISTER HERE!