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Let's make mental health care for all a reality! #WorldMentalHealthDay
Dr. DellaVecchia discusses the dire need to address mental illness in physicians and the importance of being a support system for your colleagues. #NotOneMor...
Facts provided by the American Foundation for Su***de Prevention: https://conta.cc/3hExbI7 #NotOneMoreDoc #PhysicianSu***deAwareness
Ten facts about physician su***de and mental health provided by the American Foundation for Su***de Prevention: https://conta.cc/3hExbI7 #NotOneMoreDoc #PhysicianSu***deAwareness
Happy #FourthofJuly from the Dauphin County Medical Society!
Congratulations to DCMS member, Alexandra Flamm, MD, on being named to PAMED's 2021 Top Physicians Under 40 list. We're so proud to have members like you!
Learn why this Hershey dermatologist, who was described by her nominator as “brilliant and practical, and always willing to dive deeper into complicated issues,” was named to our 2021 Top Physicians Under 40 list and nominate a deserving physician for a 2022 award at www.pamedsoc.org/awards.
Congratulations to DCMS member, Dr. Navitha Ramesh on being named PAMED's April 2021 Everyday Hero. We're so proud to have physicians like Dr. Ramesh as part of the DCMS family.
From all of us at Dauphin County Medical Society, thank you to our members and all doctors on #NationalDoctorsDay.
Join Dauphin County Medical Society in watching "Black Men in White Coats" next week from the comfort of your own home. The film will be available to stream from March 23, 2021 at 12:00pm until March 26, 2021 at 12:00pm. Registration is limited, so reserve your spot today! https://indiescreening.com/screenings/629
After watching the film, join the Penn State Humanities Institute for the Keynote Address at their virtual 2021 Health Humanities Consortium International Conference. The Keynote Speaker, Damon Tweedy, MD, will be giving his talk titled "Black Man in a White Coat", exploring challenges confronting Black doctors and the disproportionate health burdens faced by Black patients.
Join the Penn State Humanities Institute for their 2021 Health Humanities Consortium International Conference on Friday, March 26 to hear the keynote address, "Black Man in a White Coat" by Damon Tweedy, MD following the film. Info at Discussion Link.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society sat down with Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam to get answers to PAMED member questions on the COVID-19 vaccines. Watch now at the link below to earn CME!
COVID-19 Vaccines and Next Steps: A Conversation with Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam (log in and access the course through the PAMED CME member catalog)
Join us March 17 at 6:30 PM for a Virtual Membership Networking Event! Members received the zoom access code in your email. If you need the access code please contact us at [email protected].
PAMED, through a Community Health Reinvestment grant from Highmark, Inc., is making funding available for independent physicians to support services and projects that improve health care and make health care more accessible.
Learn more and apply for the Community Care Grant by June 1 by visiting www.pamedsoc.org/communitygrant.
PAMED is proud to introduce the PAMED Community Care Grant, designed to provide funding to PAMED member physicians with the goal of improving health care and health care access within the community. Learn more and apply today at www.pamedsoc.org/communitygrant.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society recently developed a comprehensive checklist on how to become a COVID-19 vaccine provider. PAMED members can access the checklist by visiting: https://www.pamedsoc.org/education-cme/public-health/covid/vaccine-planning
We developed a quick and comprehensive checklist on how to become a COVID-19 vaccine provider. Access the checklist now: https://www.pamedsoc.org/education-cme/public-health/covid/vaccine-planning/vaccine-planning-info
The State Board of Medicine has extended the license renewal deadline from Dec. 31, 2020 to March 31, 2021. Learn more: https://www.dos.pa.gov/Pages/2020-12-21-waiver-medicine-board-deadline-retired-out-of-state.aspx
Notice: In light of the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Medical Society’s Board of Trustees made the difficult decision to cancel the face-to-face meeting of the 2020 House of Delegates in Hershey. Read more about the Virtual House of Delegates below. #PaDocs20 #PaDocs
With more than 400 deaths each year, su***de among physicians is a crisis we cannot ignore. Today, we recognize National Physician Su***de Awareness Day. If you or someone you know is struggling, please visit this website for access to resources on this important topic: https://bit.ly/2RBxeag #PhysicianSu***deAwareness
Thank you to all of you who came out on Saturday for the DCMS Re-Licensure Event! While it feels good to be back with our members face-to-face, Saturday's in-person education event felt a bit different! Registration was limited to 25 participants to meet PA state in-person gathering guidelines, hand sanitizer was easily accessible to all who attended, all attendees had their own table placed 6 ft. apart from others, and all attendees and staff were required to be masked throughout the duration of the event.
"NPs are invaluable members of the health care team. We employ NPs in our office and they enhance the care we provide. However, that does not make them equivalent to physicians, given the differences in the amount and nature of training." Read on as Dr. Mark Lopatin explains why physician-NP collaborative agreements provide important patient safeguards. #PaDocs
Pennsylvania lawmakers will soon be returning to the Capitol in Harrisburg for the fall legislative session. In advance of the new session, here is our look back at some of the health care legislation in the Pa. General Assembly so far this year - including a few bills that have been signed into law. #PaDocs
Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) President Dr. John is featured in this article regarding the importance of moving forward with routine and preventative healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. #PaDocs
"PAMED is disappointed that Gov. Wolf waived this requirement. Children under 9 are not little adults. They have unique needs that are best managed under the supervision of an appropriately trained physician. COVID-19 does not change that." #PaDocs
The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) believes CDC guidelines offer the most effective way to slow the spread of COVID-19. #PaDocs
Read as DCMS Board Member Dr. John Goldman discusses the importance of wearing face masks in the fight against COVID-19.
All three doctors say research shows wearing a face mask can help stop the spread of COVID-19.
"One of the few solaces we can take from this COVID-19 crisis is that it has highlighted the need for timely, accessible health care for all patients. But we can only wonder just how long this feeling will last." #PaDocs
PAMED worked with attorneys Tanya Leshko and Anthony Andrisano, Jr., attorneys with the Harrisburg, Pa. office of the law firm Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, to get answers to physicians’ frequently asked legal questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this new video series, the attorneys answer your FAQs. #PaDocs
"The problem is that COVID-19 infections are not just limited to hospitals and nursing homes. And physicians and nurses caring for COVID-19 patients are not limited to hospitals and long-term care facilities. Gov. Wolf’s executive order fails to account for our integrated health system." #PaDocs
The South Central PA Sickle Cell Council invites you to attend the 2020 World Sickle Cell Awareness Day "Shine the Light" Celebration! June 18 - 21, 2020. Learn more at www.scpascc.org or donate online at www.givebutter.com/shinethelight or text "shinethelight" to 202-858-1233. #sicklecellawareness
These are unprecedented times that call for heroism. We are seeing the physicians of the Pennsylvania Medical Society step up to care for their patients through uncharted, daunting territory — although they tell us “I’m just doing my job.” Let’s honor their dedication as they continue to provide exemplary care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do you know a physician who has provided exemplary care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, nominate them as one of Pennsylvania Medical Society’s Everyday Hero!
Physicians see patients in many different places, so why are only some of them protected with medical liability immunity? #PaDocs
Governor Tom Wolf and Pa. lawmakers should follow NY and NJ's lead in expanding medical liability protections to every place physicians see COVID-19 patients: https://bit.ly/3c9Xwbv
New data from the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) highlights some of the economic challenges physician offices and medical facilities have faced due to the drop in non-emergency care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about the results here: #PaDocs
The guidance includes details on performing non-urgent and elective procedures in certain practice settings such as a physician’s office. #PaDocs
"PAMED thanks Gov. Tom Wolf for hearing the collective voices of physicians across the state for the need to provide medical liability immunity for health care workers treating COVID-19 patients. However, we are disappointed that his executive order did not cover practitioners in out-patient offices." Read more here: #PaDocs
DCMS is proud to have had 6 members named Pennsylvania Medical Society's 2020 Top 40 Physicians Under 40! Congratulations to David Ermak, DO; Neerav Goyal, MD, MPH; Ashutosh Kumar, MD; Gayatra Mainali, MD; Dennis J. Warfield, Jr., MD; and Brad Zacharia, MD. Learn more about the 2020 awardees by visiting: www.pamedsoc.org/TopDocs
Pennsylvania Medical Society
PAMED stands with these 39 partner organizations in urging
Governor Tom Wolf to provide medical liability protection to physicians and other healthcare workers for treating #COVID19 patients: https://bit.ly/2yL8oyg
Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians Philadelphia County Medical Society PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Dauphin County Medical Society Erie County (PA) Medical Society Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology
Today is #NationalDoctorDay! DCMS is proud to celebrate you, our members, every day but especially in these unprecedented times. Thank you to all of the physicians saving lives on the front-lines of the #COVID19 pandemic.
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