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Our friends at Washington Psychiatric Society are hosting a HEAL THE HEALERS event for residents on Nov. 14. For info se...
11/11/2019
Washington Psychiatric Society

Our friends at Washington Psychiatric Society are hosting a HEAL THE HEALERS event for residents on Nov. 14. For info see https://www.dcpsych.org/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=9

CLM Special Reception - Healing the Healers

Speakers: Mani Yavi, MD - Scope of the Challenge in the United States Esther Bilenkis, MD - Healing Practices
Chair: Eliot Sorel, MD, CLM Founder

November 14, 2019 • Time: 1830 - 2000 hours

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW • Washington, DC 20008
Congressional Room

Cost: This free session is made possible by grant funding.
* program for DC RFMs, ECPs and ACORF Members

© 2019 Washington Psychiatric Society1030 15th Street NW, Suite 233B | Washington, DC 20005Phone: 202-595-9498 | Fax: (202) 449-9860 | Email: [email protected]

Congrats Nats!
10/10/2019

Congrats Nats!

Meet me in St. Louis!


09/22/2019
Medical Society of the District of Columbia

Thanks to -owned for supporting 's event on Sept. 24 at - Georgetown. RSVP at www.msdc.org/wim-sept

MSDC's Women in Medicine Section is pleased to offer its fall event:   We Don't Need Self-care, We Need Boundaries: How to Make Room for Yourself as a Woman in Medicine Self-care is an increasingly hot topic as physicians face unprecedented burnout and mental health pressures. But does self-care ...

"If Congress fails to stand up to special interests here, what hope is there for legislation that addresses bigger healt...
09/10/2019
Opinion | No one likes surprise medical bills. So why does congressional action seem so unlikely?

"If Congress fails to stand up to special interests here, what hope is there for legislation that addresses bigger health-care issues, such as exorbitant drug prices?" Good point by 's Dr. Exekiel Emanuel. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/04/no-one-likes-surprise-medical-bills-so-why-does-congressional-action-seem-so-unlikely/

Blame special interests at hospitals and emergency rooms, which are lobbying hard to block bipartisan legislation.

The Opioid Crisis, Part 2: Dr. Edwin Chapman and   dive deeper into the  in DC https://open.spotify.com/episode/6EMlS71r...
06/27/2019
#06 - The Opioid Crisis, Part 2

The Opioid Crisis, Part 2: Dr. Edwin Chapman and dive deeper into the in DC https://open.spotify.com/episode/6EMlS71rp3IDaPk9J0Shqe?si=watpo2-YSCCkDs1jTXhgVA

In Episode #04 of the pod, Michael sat down with Dr. Edwin Chapman to discuss the consequences of the Washington, DC Opioid Crisis. Now, in Episode #06, he discusses the political angle and the future of the crisis in DC with Dr. Chapman and DC Councilmember Vincent Gray.If you like this episode of....

The Opioid Crisis, Part 1: Dr. Edwin Chapman on what makes the  in DC unique - and what to do about ithttp://ow.ly/8v535...
06/27/2019
#04 - The Opioid Crisis, Part 1

The Opioid Crisis, Part 1: Dr. Edwin Chapman on what makes the in DC unique - and what to do about it
http://ow.ly/8v5350uNJER

When we think about the people most afflicted by the American opioid epidemic, we often think of white, rural communities. But new evidence suggests that most of the reporting and discussion around opioids is overlooking communities of color that are struggling with addiction. In the first of two ep...

 be with DC Doctors! Great to meet so many bright young doctors making a difference in Washington, DC. Thanks to co-spon...
05/04/2019

be with DC Doctors! Great to meet so many bright young doctors making a difference in Washington, DC. Thanks to co-sponsors SunTrust and DC ACP.

Deciding to open your own medical practice for the first time is a big step. It’s an investment of time, money, resource...
04/10/2019
Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your First Medical Practice

Deciding to open your own medical practice for the first time is a big step. It’s an investment of time, money, resources, and sweat. That’s why it’s vital to have a plan in place before you even take the first step. You also need to put together a great team to support you on the journey.Here are the Steps You Need To Know...

Deciding to open your own medical practice for the first time is a big step. It's an investment of time, money, resources, and sweat. That's why it's vital to have a plan in place before you even take the first step. You also need to put together a great team to support you on the journey.

As African American History Month comes to a close on , we remember Roselyn E. Epps, MD, MSDC's 1st African-American wom...
02/28/2019

As African American History Month comes to a close on , we remember Roselyn E. Epps, MD, MSDC's 1st African-American woman president. She and her husband, Charles Epps, MD, are the first family of medicine in DC and have enriched Washington's medical community.

Excessive administrative burdens can take a toll on . See how a Hawaiian health system is eliminating “stupid stuff” to ...
02/27/2019
Ditch the “stupid stuff” that drives doctors crazy

Excessive administrative burdens can take a toll on . See how a Hawaiian health system is eliminating “stupid stuff” to free up time for doctors, other health professionals. http://ow.ly/GhME50m0kba

Physician administrative burdens can take a toll on well-being. This health system is changing that by eliminating “stupid stuff” from daily requirements.

Vegan Super Bowl? It's not as far-fetched as you may think.
02/01/2019
The NFL Is Going Vegan

Vegan Super Bowl? It's not as far-fetched as you may think.

The latest trend in the NFL isn’t some fancy new offense or going for it on fourth down. It’s going vegan!

01/09/2019
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Kickstart the New Year with a healthy diet. learn how this Friday or Saturday!

The Physicians Committee is a nonprofit health organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research and medical training.

Kudos to  and  for commitment to the health of our nation's capital w/plan to tackle   epidemic and
01/03/2019
RELEASE: MSDC Applauds the Mayor’s Strategic Plan to Reduce Opioid Use, Misuse, and Deaths - Medical Society of the District of Columbia

Kudos to and for commitment to the health of our nation's capital w/plan to tackle epidemic and

Washington, D.C., January 3, 2019 – The Medical Society of the District of Columbia (MSDC), Washington, D.C.’s leading physicians group, today applauded the release of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s “Live.Long.DC” plan to reduce opioid addictions and deaths in the District. In particular, MSDC is p...

U.S. Surgeon General says e-cig use by youth has reached epidemic levels. let's keep kids ni****ne-free.
12/18/2018

U.S. Surgeon General says e-cig use by youth has reached epidemic levels. let's keep kids ni****ne-free.

Today, I am officially declaring e-cigarette use among youth an epidemic in the United States.

We all need to pledge to keep our youth ni****ne free. I pledge as Surgeon General to use my bullypulpit to protect our children from a lifetime of ni****ne addiction & associated health risks by immediately addressing the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use Learn more how you can help here: https://www.surgeongeneral.gov/

11/12/2018

HEADS UP! Were having an informal happy hour for Bright Young Doctors on November 29. Mark your calendar .. details coming soon.

4 KEYS FOR A PHYSICIAN'S 1ST EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT....... You aced medical school. You have survived residency and perhaps...
11/01/2018
4 keys for a physician’s first employment contract

4 KEYS FOR A PHYSICIAN'S 1ST EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT....... You aced medical school. You have survived residency and perhaps fellowship. Next comes another difficult test: deciphering your first physician employment contract. The complexities you may face while negotiating your first contract are numerous. Be mindful of these key details. Read more

The complexities facing residents as they confront negotiating their first physician employment contract are numerous. Be mindful of these key details.

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced a new "Reimagining Residency" initiative developed to transform residen...
10/30/2018
AMA Reimagining Residency Initiative | American Medical Association

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced a new "Reimagining Residency" initiative developed to transform residency training to better address the workforce needs of our current and future health care system. The 5-year, $15-million grant program will support innovations that provide meaningful and safe transitions from undergraduate medical education (UME) to graduate medical education (GME), establish new curricular content and experiences to enhance readiness for practice and promote well-being in training. In early January 2019 the AMA will post a Request for Proposals for the initiative. LEARN MORE about the new GME funding opportunity. https://www.ama-assn.org/education/ama-reimagining-residency-initiative

The $15 million Reimaging Residency initiative is the next step in the AMA’s effort to transform medical education.

STUDENT SOS: Burnout can be pervasive through all phases of physicians’ medical careers, beginning with students. Nearly...
10/30/2018
Student SOS: 6 ways to avoid “distress” in medical school

STUDENT SOS: Burnout can be pervasive through all phases of physicians’ medical careers, beginning with students. Nearly 50% of medical students across all U.S. medical schools experience burnout, a problem that persists throughout physician training. Learn 6 ways to boost well-being and prevent medical student burnout.

Studies show nearly 50 percent of medical students experience burnout. Take time to learn the key signs of “student distress,” so you can boost well-being during medical school.

the cost of physician burnout can range from $500,000 to more than $1 million per doctor.
10/13/2018
How much physician burnout is costing your organization

the cost of physician burnout can range from $500,000 to more than $1 million per doctor.

Physician burnout has direct and indirect costs. Find out how to calculate the financial toll of burnout at your clinic, hospital or health system.

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CONFERENCE ON LYME & OTHER TICK-BORNE DISEASES offers an incredible opportunity for medical professionals of every discipline to learn to differentiate between symptoms of the many different tick-borne diseases prevalent in the United States; hear discussions on conventional and integrated approaches to the treatment of these diseases; how the gut is affected by Lyme; and learn about the neuro-inflammatory process which can often lead to behavioral and psychiatric symptoms in adults and children. The conference will end with an in-depth look at factors that can contribute to those cases where antibiotics fail to relieve patient symptoms and what medical practitioners can do to improve patient outcomes. World-renowned speakers....many exhibitors.....a beautiful setting on Maryland's Eastern Shore....AND 7 Continuing Education Credits for physicians, nurses and social workers for only $149. Conferences of this caliber on tick-borne diseases are rare in the Mid-Atlantic area. Medical practitioners - take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain a better understanding of a serious health issue and improve patient outcomes.
IT'S HERE! The final agenda of speakers and topics at the 2013 University of Maryland Medical Center Respiratory Care Symposium
You can see the details and register electronically here:
http://respiratoryummc.eventbrite.com/
Great page you have here! We just stopped by to drop off a flyer about our upcoming symposium on April 5th! More information to follow very soon!
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