News & Events

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 […]

Poster presented

Resident physicians Libby Abbas DO and Jen Cavalari DO with faculty physician Jose Ventura MD authored a poster that was accepted for presentation at the Maine Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. The poster, titled IVIg vs steroid in the treatment of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis was presented by Drs. Abbas & Cavalari in Portland […]

Poster presented

Resident physician Dr. Morgan Daul presented her poster Back pain in the young athlete at the 25th annual meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine in Dallas, TX. Her presentation, co-authored by faculty member Dr. James Dunlap, described the diagnosis and treatment of a young competitive cheerleader who presented to her PCP with […]

Welcome to Persis Hope!

Meet Persis Hope, family nurse practitioner with Maine Dartmouth Collaborative Care Center (MDCCC). She sees patients who are referred by their primary care providers for consults in functional and integrative medicine – “a way of addressing chronic medical issues by looking for the underlying causes of disease,” Persis explained. Treatment involves making dietary and other […]