Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 04/15/2020  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Maine Medical Association Zoom Meeting for Providers During COVID-19 Pandemic
•  Federal Enforcement Against COVID-19 Fraud, Hoarding and Price Gouging
•  HHS has Modified Emergency Fund Grant Language to Make its Meaning More Clear
•  WHO COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Update
•  Obtaining Unaffordable Medicines: A Challenge for Many Patients
•  Retirement Planning - Topics To Consider During Your Retirement Transition Years
•  MMA Joins the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health
•  A Message from Maine Responds
•  Nominations for the MMA 2020 Mary Cushman Award for Humanitarian Service
•  Information about the 2020 Census
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE, SECOND REGULAR SESSION
•  New Law Takes Effect Concerning Physician Assistant Scope of Practice
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  FREE WEBINAR - Risk Management & Ethics: COVID-19 Rationing - Thursday, April16th - 2-3pm
•  Webinar tomorrow April 16th at 6pm: Managing Student Debt
•  Webinar April 20 12:30pm: Tele-Tech 101-Lay Of the Land
•  April 29 webinar: MAT in a Time of Public Health Emergency & Social Distancing
•  Successful Opiate Recovery Strategies - June 3 at 2pm, Augusta Civic Center
•  Maine Suicide Prevention Program Training for Clinicians
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Family Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Medical Director, Primary Care Physician
•  Physician - Nasson Health Care
•  Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  Orthopedic Surgeon Opportunity in Beautiful New England
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health - Portland, ME

 

Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings

Below you will find an on-going list of Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings.  Any questions should be referred to the contact person listed for each specialty.

 

Below you will find an on-going list of Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings.  Any questions should be referred to the contact person listed for each specialty.

UPCOMING SPECIALTY SOCIETY MEETINGS

July 31 - August 2, 2020 (Rescheduled from May, 2020)
Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons Annual Conference
Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel, Carrabassett Valley, ME
Contact:  Cathy Stratton at 207-592-5725 or cstratton@mainemed.com

August 29 - September 1, 2020 (Rescheduled from April 1-4, 2020)
Maine Academy of Family Physicians 28th Annual Family Medicine Update

DoubleTree by Hilton Portland, South Portland, ME
Updated schedule and online registration available at http://www.maineafp.org/cme/mafp-cme-meeting
Contact Deborah Halbach at 207-938-5005 or maineafp@tdstelme.net

September 19, 2020
Maine Society of Anesthesiologists Business Meeting
Stave Island Room in Pool House 2:00pm-5:00pm
Harborside Hotel – Bar Harbor, ME
Contact:  Lisa Montagna at 207-620-4015 or mesahq@gmail.com
 September 26-27, 2020 (Rescheduled from May 2-3, 2020)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Maine Chapter Annual Meeting
Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center – Freeport, ME
Contact:  Dee Kerry 207-480-4185 or dakerry@aap.net

October 2, 2020
Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Fall Business Meeting

Harborside Hotel & Marina – Bar Harbor, ME
Contact:  Shirley Goggin 207-445-2260 or sgoggin@mainemed.com

October 2-4, 2020
19th Annual Downeast Ophthalmology Symposium

(Presented by the Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons)

Harborside Hotel & Marina – Bar Harbor, ME
Contact:  Shirley Goggin 207-445-2260 or sgoggin@mainemed.com

 October 8-9, 2020 (Rescheduled from April 16-17, 2020)
Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians, 14th Annual Program

Sexual Health in Psychiatric and Medical Practice

Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, ME
Contact Dianna Poulin at 207-480-4194 or dpoulin@mainemed.com