News & Events

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 […]

Evergreen educates at local conference

Faculty and 2016 fellows delivered presentations at the MaineGeneral and Colby College 8th Annual Spring Sports Medicine Update at the Thayer Center for Health. Dr. Jill Sadoski discussed utilization of screening tools to recognize the symptoms of relative energy deficiency in sports (RED-S) in high school and college athletes. Dr. Heidi Woxland explained the physiological […]

Grant awards

The Agnes M. Lindsay Trust and the MaineGeneral Medical Center Auxiliary have awarded funds to subsidize the purchase of desperately needed dental suctioning and lighting equipment at the Family Medicine Institute and Maine Dartmouth Family Practice. Residents at both sites learn basic dentistry procedures under the supervision of a community dentist to prepare for primary […]

Evergreen at ACSM

Evergreen Sports Medicine Fellowship was well-represented at the American College of Sports Medicine’s 63rd annual meeting, May 31-June 4, 2016, in Boston, MA. Dr. Jill Sadoski, 2016 Evergreen fellow, presented her poster titled Lumbar Back Pain in a Cheerleader, and 2016 Evergreen Fellow Dr. Heidi Woxland presented her poster titled Hip Pain in a Snowboarder. […]

Faculty Development Session

Fellowship faculty member Dr. Nate Harmon delivered an excellent hour-long professional development session to MDFMR faculty addressing goals of care, difficult conversations, and POLST (physician orders for life-sustaining treatment). The session is part of an ongoing initiative to improve the integration of geriatric-specific care within primary care in order to improve systems of care for […]

Publication: Annette Beyea

Research by fellowship director Dr. Annette Beyea and colleagues was published in the Mountain Area Health Education Center’s online peer-reviewed journal. The authors’ objective was to provide a description of older public housing residents in Asheville, NC that included the burden of chronic disease and functional health status. Dunay M, Williams A, Beyea A, Galvin […]