Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 09/16/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Photos from the 166th Annual Session of the Maine Medical Association
•  Cell Phone Driving Ban, Other Laws, Become Effective Thursday
•  Edmund Hardy Road Race Results & Photos
•  Maine Perinatal Quality Collaborative Launches Oct. 1
•  MaineCare Medical Director Opportunity
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
•  October 10 Webinar Presented by Baystate Financial: Protecting Your Income
•  Caring for People Living With Dementia? Diagnostic & Management Tools for Health Systems and Clinicians
•  PMP Password Policy Change
•  MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  MICIS Individual Academic Detailing Sessions on Opioid Topics
•  MICIS: 2019 Clinical & Legal Opioid Update - Fall Dates Scheduled
•  Qualidigm Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training
•  Obesity Medicine: There is no 'one size fits all' - Monthly Lecture Series Beginning September 18th
•  Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI) Training Program - October 9
•  Celebrate 65 Years of MMA Executive Leadership on Oct. 26. Tickets Available Now
•  MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program and the Maine CDC/Sweetser to offer training for clinicians.
•  MaineCare Medical Director Opportunity
•  Physician
•  Nurse Practitioner
•  Full-time, Part-time and Leadership Opportunities for Physicians
•  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
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health


Edmund Hardy Road Race Results & Photos

The 39th Annual Edmund Hardy 5K Road Race was held on Sunday morning of the MMA Annual Session. Charmaine Patel, MD was first among the women, and Garreth Debiegun, MD took first among the men. Click through for results and photos.


The 39th Annual Edmund Hardy 5K Road Race was held on Sunday morning of the MMA Annual Session. Garreth Debiegun, MD (20:21) took overall first place, with Charmaine Patel, MD (20:51) taking overall first place among the women.

30-40 Age Group: Ryan Best, MD (20:52), Cora Best, Esq. (25:48)



40-50 Age Group: Tim Pieh, MD (20:46)


50-60 Age Group: David McDermott, MD (39:55), Dora Anne Mills, MD (39:55) (with Dieter Kreckel, MD)


60-70 Age Group: Dan Campos, MD (23:00), Ms. Katharine Ayer (25:04)



70+ Age Group: Lloyd Harmon, MD (24:31)


And the rest of the field:

Alexandra Barr, DO


Mr. Mike Reveliotty


Michael Parker, MD


Jeff Barkin, MD


Sam Zager, MD


And in the sweep position, Laura Jett, MD, who collected all the signs that the runners (well, most of them, anyway!) followed so as not to get lost. Thanks, Dr. Jett!


Thanks to all who ran or walked; we hope you all had a great time!