Week in Review: May 10-14, 2021

Annual Assembly event platform will close after May 20 to those who had previously registered to attend. All Assembly registrants have access to the recorded sessions, posters, and wellness activities. Continuing education and MOC credits are available for physicians, nurses, social workers, and pharmacists – attendees must claim them by May 31.

AAHPM members can plan to attend a watch party “Decoding and Applying CBME Tools in GME” on Thursday, May 20, 3-4 pm CT. Various coauthors of the EPAs, CMs, and RMs will discuss the application of these tools to enhance your fellows’ education and evaluation. Following a viewing of pre-recorded sessions where presenters will elucidate the EPAs, CMs, and RMs, there will be a live Q&A. Plan to attend.

Nominations are now being accepted for AAHPM Awards, Board of Director positions, and Nominating Committee positions. Members of AAHPM can login to learn more about eligibility requirements and submit their nominations. The call is open through June 3.

AAHPM will be hosting a free Virtual Career Fair on June 15. Employers are welcome to view the options for participation now. View the exhibitor form and see what fits your needs. If you are looking for a new position now, there are more than 800 open positions available on the AAHPM Job Mart.

AAHPM is supporting a call to action urging establishment of a federal commission to develop a comprehensive national plan to address the care needs for the millions of Americans expected to suffer with “long COVID,” including resources to build a clinical infrastructure, appropriate payment, equitable access to multidisciplinary care, and funding for research.

In response to some recent and proposed state laws, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies issued a statement on behalf of its 45 member specialty societies – which include AAHPM – opposing legislative interference into the practice of medicine and denouncing legislative efforts to undermine the integrity of the patient-physician relationship.

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