We wish to recognize our University of New England pharmacy colleague Dr. Dan Mickool for being selected to serve on the policy development working group of the Global Confederation for Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice. Dr. Mickool is the only pharmacist chosen, and one of 5 Americans among 35 international work group members. The policy […]
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We wish to recognize a publication this week in the New England Journal of Medicine co-authored by two physicians from the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency. Cheryl Seymour MD, faculty at the residency, and Carrie Griffin DO, a 2015 residency alum, have written a case analysis entitled: “Structural Differential – A 32 Year Old Man with […]
ONMM residents joined ONMM faculty and osteopathic family medicine residents and faculty at NEOMEN-OPTI’s fall education program in Bangor. The Northeast Osteopathic Medical Education Network Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution sponsors regular hands-on training opportunities to enhance the manual medicine skills of both faculty and learners.
UNECOM core clinical student Justine Lazatin presented a poster on medical student and physician burnout and resiliency at the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine conference held in Newton, Massachusetts. Her work was mentored by Dr. Kenji Saito, the medical director of workplace health at MaineGeneral Medical Center. Justine is in her third […]
Huge congratulations to Maine-Dartmouth faculty member Dr. Jenny Pisculli for being the recipient of MaineGeneral’s AWESOME award: “Jenny Pisculli, MD, a physician with Maine Dartmouth Family Practice and also a hospitalist at the Alfond Center for Health, recently received MaineGeneral’s AWESOME (Award-Winning Exemplary Scholar of Medical Excellence) Award for the excellent care she provides, her […]
MDFMR faculty Kelley Harmon DO and Alane O’Connor DNP delivered a presentation on the integrated care of opioid dependent women and their infants at the Maine Public Health Association’s annual conference on Oct 16, 2018, which focused on addiction and the state of public health in Maine. They discussed evidence based screening for substance use […]
Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Abbas was selected as the 2018 recipient of the “Dr. Russell DeJong Excellence in Scholarship” award at MDFMR’s Scholarly Activity Symposium. Dr. Abbas’s presentation, IVIg vs Steroid in the Treatment of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, described a patient case which had been presented as a poster at the Maine Chapter of the Society of Hospital […]
Geriatric medicine fellow Dr. Lauren Hall presented her case-based poster at the 2018 annual scientific meeting of the American Geriatrics Society on May 3 in Orlando FL. Dr. Hall’s poster, co-authored by fellowship director Dr. Annette Beyea, was selected for inclusion in the Presidential Poster Session, which is quite an honor. Congratulations!
Congratulations to faculty addiction medicine specialist Alane O’Connor DNP and MaineGeneral Medical Center on their recent grant award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. Their project, Partners for Recovery, will reduce the impact of opioid use disorders by strengthening and expanding partnerships, increasing treatment capacity, and implementing systems related to screening and referral […]
Faculty member Dr. Sam Madore returned from a March trip to Olanchito, Honduras, where he joined a diverse group of 40 other physicians through the Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation (HHPF) to learn and provide prolotherapy treatment to hundreds of Hondurans suffering with chronic pain. Since 1969, the HHPF has organized trips to provide prolotherapy education […]