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August 06, 2021  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
Weekly Headline
•  New Maine Immunization Law for Schools Takes Effect Sep 1
Annual Membership Meeting
•  Registration Open for MMA’s 168th Annual Membership Meeting (Sep 10-12)
COVID-19 Pandemic Updates, Guidance & News
•  Resources & News: COVID Vaccination Mandates Dominate Recent Pandemic Discussion
•  Connecting Providers and Schools for COVID-19 Administration
Maine CDC Health Action Alerts
•  Maine CDC Investigates Four Recent Cases of Legionella in Bangor Area
•  Maine CDC Health Alert Network: Varicella (Chickenpox)
Maine CDC Immunizations
•  Maine CDC Makes New Vaccine Products Available Through Maine Immunization Program (MIP)
•  Maine CDC Vaccine Provider Training
Independent Physician Practices
•  JAMA: The Increasing Role of Physician Practices as Bill Collectors—Destined for Failure
•  AMA Drafts CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary
•  This Week’s Top Articles from JAMA Network
•  AMA: What Doctors Wish Patients Knew Series
More News
•  SUPPORT for ME: Strengthening Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Services for MaineCare Members
•  Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership’s Renowned Physician Executive Leadership Institute – The Advanced Course
•  Maine Community Action Partnership: Did You Know?
•  MMA Mary Cushman, MD Award for Humanitarian Service - 7/30 Nomination Deadline
•  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 (August thru December 2nd Wednesday of month)
•  Nurse Practitioner
•  Physician
•  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
•  Northern Light Health is seeking board-eligible/board-certified Cardiologists


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