Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 07/16/2021  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination in Clinical Settings: The Critical Role of Maine’s Physicians
•  A Call to Action- Protecting the Children of Maine
•  COVID News: Surgeon Gener Surgeon General Issues Vaccine Misinformation Warning; JAMA Peds Retracts Masks Study
•  Johnson & Johnson Recalls Sunscreens After Carcinogen Found
•  Opioid & Substance Use Disorder News
•  Medicare Updates
•  Federal Advocacy Update
•  Registration Open for MMA’s 168th Annual Membership Meeting (Sep 10-12)
•  Notice of Rulemaking: Immunization requirements for Maine school children
•  Maine Secretary of State Seeking Physician Volunteers
•  SUPPORT for ME: Strengthening Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Services for MaineCare Members
•  Are You a Professional Who Works with Individuals in Maine Who Have a Substance Use Disorder? We Want to Hear From You!
•  Maine Community Action Partnership: Did You Know?
•  MMA Mary Cushman, MD Award for Humanitarian Service
•  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)
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) - Strong Area Health Center
•  Physician (BC/BE in Family Medicine) - Richmond Area Health Center
•  Help educate new physicians – join our accredited Family Medicine Residency Program as faculty
•  Join our region-leading Neuroscience/Stroke Center
•  Contract Clinical Advisor - Healthcare Coalition of Maine
•  Medical Director


Join our region-leading Neuroscience/Stroke Center

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Neuroscience Center in the vibrant small city of Bangor, Maine seeks to expand its Neurology Department. 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Neuroscience Center in the vibrant small city of Bangor, Maine seeks to expand its Neurology Department. A BC/BE neurologist with or without subspecialty interests (incl. strokologist/neurohospitalist) will be considered.

Why Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center?

  • Competitive compensation/benefits package
  • Student loan reimbursement programs – up to $20k per year with no maximum benefit
  • Sign-on and relocation bonuses
  • CME allowance
  • Leadership and teaching opportunities, if desired

NL Eastern Maine Medical Center is a 411-bed regional tertiary care center, Joint Commission-accredited Stroke Center, and ACS-verified Level II Trauma Center that offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce, and offers easy access to Maine’s spectacular coast, lakes, and mountains, including Acadia National Park.

If you are interested in learning more about our neurology opportunities, please email