The AzAFP would like to congratulate the following people for their newly elected positions: Vice Speaker: Alan Schwartzstein, MD- Wisconsin Board of Director Members: John Bender, MD, Colorado; Gary Leroy, MD, Ohio & Carl Olden, MD, Washington President Elect: Former Speaker, John Meigs, MD, Alabama Commission chairs: COCPD - Richard Lord, MD, North Carolina Education [...]
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Katy Kirk, MD, MPH selected as Resident Member of AFMRD Board of Directors We would like to extend our official congratulations to her on her election during this year’s AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. Elizabeth Daily, MD selected as Resident Member of STFM Board of Directors We would also like [...]
It is time to nominate your outstanding second and/or third-year residents to receive the Brazie/Grobe award. Please download and submit the nomination form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11/15/16.
Please submit the names of nominations for the 2016 Arizona Family Physician of The Year to email@example.com by 11/15/16. We will provide you with the form once we receive your nomination!
Contact with our regional office (CMS San Francisco, Region 9): Ashby Wolfe, MD, MPP, MPH Chief Medical Officer, Region IX Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 90 Seventh Street, Suite 5-300 San Francisco, CA 94103 (Ph) 415.744.3631 (Faz) 415.744.3517 firstname.lastname@example.org Here is the link to the CMS blog: http://blog.cms.gov/2015/09/24/icd-10-one-week-out/
The Annual ACE Training will be held April 7th-9th, 2016 at the Desert Willow Conference Center. Brochure and registration information will be available shortly.
Register to attend the 27th Annual Arizona Geriatrics Society Fall Symposium – THE FUTURE OF GERIATRICS: A Person Centered Paradigm - scheduled Friday-Saturday, October 30-31 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix. For more information or to register, visit our website (http://www.arizonageriatrics.org/2015-fall-symposium) or call the AzGS office at (602) 265-0211. The full brochure is attached.
Childhood Illness SAM Working Group Friday, December 4, 2015 | Phoenix, AZ (Save when you register by November 4) Review congenital, chronic, and infectious illness and simplify the ABFM’s MC-FP Part II requirement. Held at the Arizona Grand Resort, Phoenix, AZ.. Preventive Care SAM Working Group Saturday, December 5, 2015 | Phoenix, AZ (Save when [...]
Vaccinemakers Have Fingers Crossed for this Flu Season “Last year, flu vaccines from various manufacturers had an effectiveness rate of just 23%, while in other recent years, the vaccine has had an efficacy rate of 47% to 60%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” Read more about why vaccine manufacturers think this [...]
Arizona law requires all medical practitioners, including MDs and DOs, who are licensed under Title 32 and who possess a DEA registration to also possess a current Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program (CSPMP) registration issued by the Board. Earlier this year, we reported in AzMedicine on the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Report Cards being [...]