Maine Medicine Weekly Update - June 19 - June 26  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Registration open for MMA’s 168th Annual Membership Meeting (Sep 10-12)
•  FDA to revise vaccine fact sheets on increased risk of myocarditis
•  MaineCare announces continuation of policies upon end of Civil Emergency
•  Maine Secretary of State seeking physician volunteers
•  Maine DHHS announces free text alert program to prevent overdose deaths
•  Associated Press: Nearly all COVID deaths in US are now among unvaccinated
•  AAMC Report Reinforces Mounting Physician Shortage
•  #VaccinateME - Maine Community Action Partnership: #GiveitaSHAHT!
•  Top JAMA and JAMA Network articles
•  MMA Mary Cushman, MD Award for Humanitarian Service
MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Advocacy Update: Maine Legislature returns this week
Federal Government Affairs
•  Federal Advocacy Scan: Infrastructure spending bill caught up in political fight
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  AAP EQIPP Course: Immunizations - Strategies for Success (for RURAL Health Providers)
•  SUPPORT for ME Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
•  Working with Children & Adolescents? Maine Pediatric & Behavioral Health Partnership (MPBHP) Webinar Series (July thru December 2nd Wednesday of month)
•  Register Now: Governor Mills’ 3rd Annual Opioid Response Summit on July 15th
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HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) - Strong Area Health Center
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) - Richmond Area Health Center
•  Contract Clinical Advisor - Healthcare Coalition of Maine
•  Medical Director
•  Pediatrician

 

Pediatrician

Sacopee Valley Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center, is seeking an experienced, Board Certified, dedicated, and compassionate Pediatrician to care for the children in our community.

Sacopee Valley Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center, is seeking an experienced, Board Certified, dedicated, and compassionate Pediatrician to care for the children in our community.

The qualified candidate will specialize in diagnosing and treating problems specific to younger patients and will provide care for infants, children, teenagers, and young adults.

Full time, flexible work week, part time considered.

Join our multidisciplinary team including behavioral health and dental care in Western Maine. We are located just 45 minutes from Portland and enjoy four seasons of recreation.

You will earn a competitive salary with benefits including relocation assistance, health and dental insurance, generous time off, holidays and vacations, participation in a retirement plan, and more. You are eligible to apply for federal loan repayment and will receive dedicated CME days and funds.

Contact us today to learn more:
Send resume to lwatson@svhc.org or mail to:
Chief Operating Officer, Sacopee Valley Health Center, 70 Main Street, Porter, ME 04068

8/27/21