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Fair Access in Residency (FAIR) Act: Ensuring GME Parity for DOs

H.R. 8850, the Fair Access In Residency Act (FAIR Act), was introduced on September 15 to ensure all Medicare-funded residency programs accept DOs and the COMLEX. The legislation addresses the unfair and unsustainable system that excludes DOs from residencies or requires them to take the USMLE. These practices exacerbate the workforce shortage and impinge on… Continue reading Fair Access in Residency (FAIR) Act: Ensuring GME Parity for DOs

medical education, News & Events, Southwest Virginia

‘Head for the Hills’ Hotel Deadline is October 3rd!

The SWVA GMEC 'Head for the Hills' Annual CME Conference is less than two months away! Have you registered yet? We have a few rooms left at the Martha Washington Inn & Spa for only $75.00/room. After submitting the conference registration form, you will see instructions on how to pay for a room. Hurry -… Continue reading ‘Head for the Hills’ Hotel Deadline is October 3rd!

hospitals, News & Events, Southwest Virginia

New hospital in Patrick County starts hiring

Foresight Health Services, the new health care provider that took over the property of the former Pioneer Community Hospital in Patrick County, announced Monday that the company has formally launched its website and has begun accepting applications for the new critical access facility it plans to open by the end of a year.  The company said that… Continue reading New hospital in Patrick County starts hiring

medical education, News & Events, Southwest Virginia

Head for the Hills 2022 – Registration & Details

November 4-5th, 2022The Martha Washington Inn & SpaAbingdon, VA Free for MDs, DOs, and NPs! Meals included. Topics will include: - Maternal & Infant Health in Communities of Color- How to talk so patients will listen, how to listen so patients will talk- Overview of commonly used botanicals and supplements- Doctoring in Small Town Appalachia-… Continue reading Head for the Hills 2022 – Registration & Details

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MATRC CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Submit an Abstract for a Poster Presentation for #MATRC2022 Due by February 14th. We invite to you join our 2022 HYBRID Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC) Summit, April 24-26. Consider submitting an Abstract for Poster Presentation at matrcsummit.org. Now more than ever, being engaged in telehealth research is a way to advance your telehealth care… Continue reading MATRC CALL FOR PROPOSALS