Please join us in congratulating Dr. Natasha Lantz for having an abstract selected for poster presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society in May. Dr. Lantz, with co-authors Dr. Beyea and Dr. Fingerman, submitted a case that demonstrates the serious implications of adverse medication effects in older patients.
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Our UNE Class of 2019 core clinical students participated in the Northeast Osteopathic Medical Education Network/UNE Clinical Campus northern district educational program on the gastrointestinal system. The osteopathic conference, held in Hallowell ME and hosted by Maine-Dartmouth’s osteopathic faculty, provided a full day of OMT learning for medical students, family medicine residents, and faculty physicians.
Our own Dr. Megan Barker was honored by MaineGeneral Health with a much-deserved A.W.E.S.O.M.E. award: Megan Barker, MD, is AWESOME (Award-winning Exemplary Scholar of Medical Excellence Award) on many fronts. A family medicine physician who provides a broad range of health care services to patients of all ages at Maine Dartmouth Family Practice (MDFP), “She’s […]
Anyone interested in healthy cooking and eating may want to try a class with faculty member Dr. Eileen Fingerman through MaineGeneral Health Prevention and Healthy Living! A one-session class on “eating to boost brain power” will be held on November 7 and repeated on November 28, and a two-session class, “fight inflammation with food,” is […]
Huge congratulations to faculty member Alane O’Connor, DNP and chief resident Brandon Kelly, MD on upcoming publication of their research study “Maternal and infant outcomes following third trimester exposure to marijuana in opioid dependent pregnant women maintained on buprenorphine” in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Their study of 191 maternal-infant dyads maintained on buprenorphine […]
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 […]
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 […]
The winner of this year’s Russ DeJong Excellence in Scholarship Award for best presentation at MDFMR’s annual Scholarly Activity Symposium was Dr. Ben Colby! Dr. Colby’s scholarly efforts 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 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 […]
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 […]