News & Events

Sports med fellows at NEACSM 2022!

Congratulations to our sports medicine fellows, Rushal Patel MD and Steve Takasaki DO who had case studies accepted for presentation at the NEACSM 2022 Fall Conference in Providence, RI. Dr. Patel’s case was titled “Doc, I had an unlucky stumble!” and Dr. Takasaki’s case was titled “So, I think my knee exploded.” Strong work!

Textbook chapter published!

Please join us in recognizing Lisa Smith, DO, for her accomplishment as lead author on a textbook chapter titled Health Literacy for Older Adults, which appears in the newly published Reichel’s Care of the Elderly (8th edition). Dr. Smith worked with former MDFMR geriatric medicine fellowship director Dr. Annette Beyea and colleagues from the University […]

Bringing Nigerians in Maine Together

Please join us in recognizing third year family medicine resident physician Dr. Anita Nwanna-Nzewunwa’s efforts in bringing together the Nigerian community in Maine.  Dr. Nwanna-Nzewunwa co-organized the first-ever gathering of Maine’s Nigerian community and was interviewed by the news nonprofit Amjambo Africa!. The interview can be read here: Amjambo Africa! Vol 5 No 6 (starts […]

MOA Roswell P. Bates, D.O. Public Service Award winner!

Please join us in congratulating Rob Stevens, DO for being recognized with the Roswell P. Bates, D.O. Public Service Award from the Maine Osteopathic Association at their annual convention. This award is given for outstanding achievement in public health, political, or community service that enhances and demonstrates the osteopathic profession’s commitment to service above and […]

MOA Young Osteopathic Physician of the Year!

Please join us in congratulating John Diefenderfer, DO, C-NMM/OMM for being selected by the Maine Osteopathic Association as Young Osteopathic Physician of the Year at their 2022 annual convention. This award is conferred upon an osteopathic physician new in practice who has demonstrated the potential to become a major force in osteopathic medicine in the […]

Program Director featured in AAFP News!

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Raj Woolever for being selected as the subject of a feature article by the American Academy of Family Physicians in AAFP News. The #FamilyDocFocus feature aims to spotlight practicing family physicians, FPs in academic or administrative roles, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to the specialty who have dedicated […]

Resident poster at AMSSM

Please join us in recognizing resident physician Dr. Kevin Connolly for a successful poster presentation at the 31st annual meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) in Austin, Texas on April 10, 2022. Dr. Connolly’s case-based poster, titled Pain and paralysis: How a former extreme athlete lost his ability to walk, was […]