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

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In this issue:
•  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
•  MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session
•  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
•  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
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health


MMA Hosts 16th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Maine Medical Education Trust Scholarships

The MMA's Annual Golf Tournament is one of our annual fundraisers for the scholarship funds of the Maine Medical Education Trust (MMET).  The next will be the Silent Auction at the Annual Session.


Golfers from 14 teams enjoyed a spectacular Maine summer day at the Augusta Country Club in Manchester.  MMA Past President and avid golfer Brian Jumper, M.D. has been the tournament Chair since its inception. 

Everyone enjoyed lunch before the round, the 18-hole scramble, and "19th Hole" festivities, but the prize winners were:

  •  Men's Longest Drive:  J.D. Hasiaris, Esq.
  • Women's Longest Drive:  Moe Harriman
  • Men's Closest to the Pin #2:  Bob Cummins, Esq.
  • Men's Closest to the Pin #7:  Norm Collins
  • Men's Closest to the Pin #15:  Norm Blair
  • Men's Closest to the Pin #17:  J.D. Hadsiaris, Esq.
  • Women's Closest to the Pin #2:  Emily Jose
  • Women's Closest to the Pin #15:  Moe Harriman
  • Women's Closest to the Pin #17:  Moe Harriman
  • 3rd Low Net Team (57):  RBC Wealth Management/CurtisThaxter (Jim Jackson, John Gleason, Tim Hepburn, and Andy MacLean)
  • 2nd Low Net Team (54):  Ryan/Harriman (Lisa Ryan, D.O., Rich Hines, Chris Harriman, and Moe Harriman)
  • 1st Low Net Team (51):  BernsteinShur (Ken Lehman, Esq., Ron Schneider, Esq., Arnie McDonald, Esq., and Pat Peard, Esq.)
  • 3rd Low Gross Team (65):  Maine Hospital Association (Steve Michaud, Dick Willette, and Charie Therrien)
  • 2nd Low Gross Team (63):  Taylor Drug Store (Dennis Croteau, David Tripp, Wayne Kresling, and Andy Greenspan)
  • 1st Low Gross Team (62):  Old Dominion Freight Line (Brooke Grygiel, Gary Delude, Rod Bartlett, and Mike Futton)
Thanks to all of our tournament sponsors and players!  We'll let you now about a 2020 date.  Enjoy the rest of the golf season!