Dec 12, 2018, 15:42 PM
STATEMENT: On the Passing of Former PAMED President Dr. Raymond Grandon
On behalf of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and our 21,000 members, we extend our deepest condolences to the family of Dr. Raymond Grandon.
Oct 30, 2018, 09:25 AM
Physicians Elected to Pa. Medical Society Board
PAMED elected the following physicians to its board of trustees during last weekend’s annual meeting in Hershey.
Oct 29, 2018, 09:54 AM
Philadelphia Ophthalmologist Elected Vice President of Pa. Medical Society
Michael A. DellaVecchia, MD, PhD, FACS, was elected by a statewide group of physicians to serve as vice president of PAMED immediately and will begin a 1-year term as president in October 2020.
Oct 28, 2018, 13:26 PM
STATEMENT: Physician Community’s Reaction to Tragic Pittsburgh Shooting
The following is a statement from Danae M. Powers, MD, President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 27, 2018, 19:42 PM
State College Physician Sworn in as President of The Pennsylvania Medical Society
Danae M. Powers, MD, an anesthesiologist, has been sworn in as the 169th president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 12, 2018, 12:54 PM
Pa. Removes Prior Auth for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and seven major health insurance companies agreed today to remove prior authorization requirements for treatment of substance use disorders, a move that has the potential to save thousands of lives, according to the American Medical Association (AMA) and Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 11, 2018, 11:29 AM
Statement: Reaction to CVS-Aetna Merger
The following is a statement from Theodore Christopher, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Dr. Christopher reacts to the U.S. Justice Department’s approval of CVS Health’s $69 billion bid to acquire insurer Aetna.
Oct 2, 2018, 03:46 AM
Reading Pediatrician Wins Statewide Award
Johanna Kelly, MD, has been named October’s Everyday Hero by PAMED.
Sep 17, 2018, 16:55 PM
Telepsychiatry Physician Wins September ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Eduardo Rueda Vasquez, MD, a physician who practices telepsychiatry, has been named the Pennsylvania Medical Society's September Everyday Hero.
Sep 10, 2018, 08:26 AM
Harrisburg health care organization receives PAMED Grant for Healthy Living in Ethnic Communities
The Community Check-Up Center was founded in 1994 by a group of Head Start mothers from Hall Manor who wanted accessible health care for their children.
Aug 27, 2018, 06:00 AM
Fox Chase Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Alexander Kutikov, MD, has been named August’s Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Aug 22, 2018, 09:29 AM
Chambersburg Doctor Explains the ABC’s of Vaccines
Making sure your immunizations are up to date isn’t just good for your health. It can protect your classmates, too.
Jul 23, 2018, 08:36 AM
PAMED's Distinguished Service Award Goes To Altoona Physician
Andrew Gurman, MD, was named the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, which is considered the highest honor a member can receive from the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Jul 12, 2018, 12:28 PM
Bucks County Physician Wins Statewide ‘Everyday Hero’ Award
Richard Gaibler, DO, a family medicine physician from Chalfont, Pa., in Bucks County, has been named July’s Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Jul 9, 2018, 16:12 PM
Northampton County Physician Wins International Voluntary Service Award
Daniel Mascarenhas, MD, a cardio vascular disease specialist, won the award for his volunteer work with providing affordable cardiac care in India.
Jun 29, 2018, 10:21 AM
STATEMENT: Border Crisis Could Cause Lifelong Health Impacts
The following is a statement from Theodore Christopher, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Dr. Christopher reacts to the possible health implications of migrating families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jun 27, 2018, 08:28 AM
Pennsylvania’s “Top Physicians Under 40” includes diverse group
Winners for Top Physicians Under 40 list were nominated by colleagues and ultimately selected by a statewide committee of Pennsylvania Medical Society member physicians.
Jun 13, 2018, 15:28 PM
STATEMENT: SB 780 Could Move Telemedicine Forward in Pennsylvania
The following is a statement from Theodore Christopher, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Dr. Christopher reacts to the Pennsylvania Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 780, which could help expand telemedicine services in Pennsylvania.
Jun 7, 2018, 09:00 AM
Hershey Physician Selected as June’s Everyday Hero
William Hennrikus, MD, an orthopedist from Hershey, has been named June’s Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Jun 4, 2018, 09:00 AM
Pennsylvania Second Nationally In Decline Of Opioid Prescriptions
Pennsylvania saw the second highest drop nationally in the number of opioid prescriptions in 2017, according to data released last week by the AMA.