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Thursday, September 29, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) anticipates continued circulation of the virus, with potential for surges over the next several months. To reduce the risk of severe disease, hospitalization, and death, CDC has a new online tool to help individuals and families find out when to get a booster. Read More
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine announces their first Rural Health Summit which will be held on its Hattiesburg campus September 16-17, 2022. This CME event is geared toward physicians, residents, and medical students. Read More
Justin Turner, M.D., has joined the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) in the role of chief medical officer.
Published on Wednesday, August 10, 2022
The Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce (OMPW) sponsored its’ second Graduate Medical Education (GME) Workshop on October 7, 2022 at Table 100 in Flowood, MS. The free one-day event was designed to increase participants’ understanding of key issues in GME through a combination of information sessions, practical advice, and GME updates.
GME Professionals Day, held each year on the third Friday in August, is a day of recognition for the Program and Coordinators and Administrators, including those in Graduate Medical Education (GME) Offices. These individuals play a pivotal role in ensuring the effective operation of residency and fellowship in training programs.
Published on Monday, August 1, 2022
Telemedicine is now a permanent fixture of healthcare in Mississippi, as Senate Bill 2738 has been signed into law. Because of insurance restrictions, emergency orders were issued during the height of the pandemic to allow telemedicine across Mississippi. Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says those orders ended months ago, but this law will allow telehealth to resume.
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