Jul 14, 2017, 19:20 PM
Pennsylvania Med Student Reflections – 2017 AMA-MSS Hot Topics
The Pennsylvania Medical Society sent medical students to the AMA-MSS meeting. Here are their reflections on the top issues that came out of the meeting:
Jun 8, 2017, 19:14 PM
Why Women Need To Take On Leadership Roles In Medicine
Blogger Sherry Blumenthal, MD, invites Pennsylvania women physicians to join PAMED's new Women Physicians Caucus and join the conversation about issues relating to being a
Feb 21, 2017, 18:33 PM
Women Physicians Caucus Created to Address Unique Challenges and Needs of Female Physicians
Guest blogger Sherry Blumenthal, MD, writes about PAMED's new Women's Caucus and how members can participate.
Feb 14, 2017, 19:09 PM
Tired of ‘Color by Number’ Medicine? Here’s One Physician’s Advice
Guest blogger Mark Matta, DO, says the U.S. faces challenges on a number of political, economic, and health care related issues.
Jan 31, 2017, 18:48 PM
Member Voice: An Opioid Stewardship Toolkit for Primary Care Clinicians
Guest blogger Jennifer Stephens, DO, describes the toolkit she helped develop to manage patients who take controlled substances.
Oct 24, 2016, 19:27 PM
PAMED President: Putting Others Ahead of Self Still a Hallmark of the Noblest Profession
Guest blogger Charles Cutler, MD, an internal medicine physician from Montgomery County (Pa.), became President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society on Oct. 22, 2016, in Hershey Pa.
Sep 19, 2016, 19:27 PM
Physicians Must Lead in Addressing the State’s Opioid Abuse Crisis
Dr. John Gallagher, chair of PAMED's Opioid Advisory Task Force, explains why physicians need to take the lead in addressing Pennsylvania's opioid crisis.
Jul 28, 2016, 18:34 PM
In Pennsylvania’s Fight Against Opioid Abuse, Drug Monitoring Database Could Be a Game-Changer
Many physicians are anxiously awaiting the launch of Pennsylvania's new prescription drug monitoring system. Joseph Teel, MD, explains how not having access to such a database has changed his prescribing habits.
Jun 21, 2016, 19:30 PM
Member Voice: ‘Medical Error’ Study Shows Major Flaws, Should Be Retracted
In this blog, guest blogger and PAMED member Shyam Sabat, MD, takes a closer look at study entitled "Medical Error: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S."
Jun 16, 2016, 18:42 PM
Insider View: One Physician’s Experiences with PAMED’s Year-Round Leadership Academy
Guest blogger Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, shares her insider view of PAMED's 2015-2016 Year-Round Leadership Academy.
Jun 2, 2016, 18:32 PM
How Do Physicians Balance Work and Life? Here Are Two Perspectives
PAMED members Madushini Craner, DO, and Natasha Alligood-Percoco, MD, discuss how they find balance between work and busy family lives.
May 18, 2016, 18:37 PM
What Is the ‘Warm Hand-Off’ and How Can It Help Pennsylvania’s Opioid Abuse Crisis?
Guest blogger Kristen Sandel, MD, explains what the warm hand-off is and how her hospital is using it to help patients with opioid addictions.