Videos from Head for the Hills 2021

Now a pleasant memory, Head for the Hills 2021 provided several resources for best practice: https://videopress.com/v/6fXrO8rJ?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata Drs. Paul Jett and Joseph Frye discuss opioid prescription guidelines telehealth-rural-health-1Download Audio quality prevented uploading a full video, but here are the slides from Dr. Tina Gustin's presentation on Telehealth. Feel free to contact her for further information. https://videopress.com/v/5ZFMkYM4?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata… Continue reading Videos from Head for the Hills 2021

Covid Conspiracies

GMEC Publication POINTS OUT Tuskegee LEgacy

Ashley Marshall, a CEO of the YWCA non-profit in Lynchburg, is a contributing author to COVID Conspiracies, edited by GMEC's CEO Wendy Welch. Marshall discussed the legacy of true conspiracies such as the Tuskegee Project on Black community responses to COVID-19 vaccine trials, in a podcast for the Virginia Rural Health Association. The National Rural… Continue reading GMEC Publication POINTS OUT Tuskegee LEgacy

public health, Southwest Virginia, Uncategorized


CHECK YOUR BARNS! (and garages, workrooms, etc.) Have you got boxes of gloves (latex, plastic, or vinyl), N95 face masks? Those are badly needed and GMEC can make sure they get redistributed. Have you got surgical masks, face shields, plastic dust masks, safety goggles? Those are needed as well. If you are hand-sewing masks, we… Continue reading PLEASE SEND MASKS!

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If You Like to Write…

Request for Proposals – The Graduate Medical Education Consortium of Southwest Virginia has proposed a collection of essays to McFarland Press. Titled Healing Ourselves, with a tentative subtitle along the lines of Physicians Respond to the Opioid Crisis in Appalachia or Healthcare Providers tell their stories of Appalachia’s Opioid Epidemic. We are looking for a… Continue reading If You Like to Write…