Breaks Interstate ParkOctober 13-14th, 2023Breaks, VA 24607 Free for primary care/hospitalist physicians and nurse practitioners working in Southwest Virginia’s 13 counties CME Lectures: 8 am – 12 pm each dayFriday afternoon activities will be planned at the park. View 2023 Agenda PDF Flyer - Please Share REGISTER NOW! In order to prevent expenses lost for… Continue reading Head for the Hills 2023 – Registration Now Open!
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2023 ‘Head for the Hills’ – Agenda Now Available!
Breaks Interstate ParkOctober 13-14th, 2023Breaks, VA 24607 Free for primary care/hospitalist physicians and nurse practitioners working in Southwest Virginia's 13 counties CME Lectures: 8 am - 12 pm each dayFriday afternoon activities will be planned at the park. More information on lodging and registration coming soon! VIEW 2023 AGENDA
GMEC Sponsors Faculty CME Training on Patient Communications
Ballad Health's faculty development event on November 19th included faculty members from Johnston Memorial Hospital Internal and Family Medicine residencies, as well as the Lonesome Pine Hospital Family Medicine and Norton Community Hospital Internal Medicine residences. Dr. Michael Harris (pictured below) is a recognized mentor for leadership development of clinical and non-clinical executives in a… Continue reading GMEC Sponsors Faculty CME Training on Patient Communications
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
‘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!
Briefing: How the Inflation Reduction Act will Cut Prescription Drug Costs, Lower Health Insurance Premiums and Expand Coverage
Thursday, August 18th1:00 pm ETRSVP: https://pitc.zoomgov.com/.../WN_LfSsDsUVTxuSV5WvT-2qHQSpecial Guest Andrea Palm, Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services How the Inflation Reduction Act will benefit Rural Americans Thursday, August 18th3:00 pm ETRSVP: https://pitc.zoomgov.com/.../WN_58SjeyOvS-SLh_4bkHK9zQ
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
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
Healthcare for Gender Non-Conforming Individuals: A Patient-Centered Q & A on Trans Healthcare
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