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SAVE THE DATE! 2017 Geriatric Symposium

MaineGeneral Medical Center in collaboration with MDFMR’s geriatric medicine department will present the 3rd annual Geriatric Symposium, titled “It Takes a Team: Reducing Polypharmacy and Adverse Drug Effects,”  on Thurs October 5, 2017, from 8 – 3:45 at the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta. The Symposium will focus on implementation of best practices for […]

Anthony Viola presents poster at Maine AAP spring conference

UNECOM medical student Anthony Viola OMSIII, class of 2018, collaborated with pediatric hospitalist Dr. Katherine Liu to develop a case-based poster titled “Incidence and management of humeral shaft fractures in newborns” during his pediatric rotation. Anthony presented their poster at the spring 2017 conference of the Maine chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics in […]

Winner of Russ DeJong Award

The winner of this year’s Russ DeJong Excellence in Scholarship Award for best presentation at MDFMR’s annual Scholarly Activity Symposium went to Dr. Ben Colby! Dr. Colby’s scholarship focused on the development of an evidence-based answer to a clinical question about the optimal education structure for improving diabetes control and minimizing distress in patients with […]

Evergreen at ACSM

Evergreen Sports Medicine Fellowship was once again represented at the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual meeting, held in Denver CO this year. Kudos to our sports medicine fellows: Dr. Jason Losee for his presentation “Liver contusions in a soccer player” and Dr. Everett Hayes for his presentation “Shoulder pain and weakness in 11 year […]

Alane O’Connor honored as Community Addictions Leader

On May 17 Alane O’Connor DNP was one of seven community leaders in Maine honored by Crossroads for her compassionate commitment to those with substance use and mental health struggles. Alane received her Community Addictions Leader award from Crossroads during their 4th Annual Community Awards breakfast in Portland. Congratulations Alane, and thanks for inspiring so […]

Faculty member accepted into Leadership Training Academy

Dr. Julia McDonald has been accepted as a 2017 fellow in the Physicians for Reproductive Health Leadership Training Academy. This competitive nine month program trains 40 physicians each year to become lifelong leaders and advocates for sexual and reproductive health care. Dr. McDonald will be joining trainees from post-residency fellowships in family planning/OB-GYN as well […]

“Lunch and Learn” to improve care of older adults

Fellowship director Dr. Annette Beyea is offering lunchtime education to providers and staff at MaineGeneral outpatient practices in order to cultivate expertise on managing older adults in the primary care setting. These informal conversations are tailored to practice needs; subjects to date include modification of risk factors for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia; medication […]

Article published in photo rounds

Faculty dermatologist Dr. Jon Karnes and MDFMR graduate (class of 2015) Dr. Carrie Griffin are celebrating the publication of their article “Large plaques on a baby boy” in the photo rounds section of the June issue of Journal of Family Practice. Giant congenital nevi are rare; the article presents the differential diagnosis and discusses interventional […]