Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 08/12/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  MMA's 166th Annual Session in Bar Harbor September 6-8
•  Surprise Billing Legislation Being Considered in Congress
•  Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule Changes
•  Recent Study Suggests CV Risk Reduction From Continuing Statins After 75
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  10th Annual Silent Auction to Be Held at Annual Session
•  MICIS Individual Academic Detailing Sessions on Opioid Topics
•  United States Census 2020
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Complex Mental and Behavioral Health Needs of Maine Youth - August 16
•  Quality Counts: Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training, ECHO Program
•  Obesity Medicine: There is no 'one size fits all' - Monthly Lecture Series Beginning September 18th
•  Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) Training Program - October 9
•  MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program to offer training for clinicians.
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 Director of Primary Care
•  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!