Health Care Workers Voting Information

Oct 12, 2021
Tuesday November 2, 2021 Virginia General Election | Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, State Delegates, Local Offices Am I eligible to vote? A Citizen of the United States At least 18 years of age by November 2, 2021 A resident of Virginia Had voting rights restored if convicted of felony...
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Centra Among Health Systems Recognized by AMA

Oct 7, 2021
As half of health care workers report burnout amid COVID-19, AMA acknowledges achievements that improve joy in medicine The American Medical Association (AMA) recognized 44 health care organizations as recipients of the 2021 Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program. The AMA distinction...
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The Board of Medicine's Perspective on Mental Health Treatment

Oct 4, 2021
The Virginia Department of Health Professions Board of Medicine September 2021 Board Brief #93 is available now. View the Full Brief
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Chopin in Space Delayed

Sep 30, 2021
A message from the Chopin in Space Team: The presentation of Chopin in Space will not be held as planned on October 13, 2021. It is delayed until the Spring of 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience in your planning. The reason for this delay is the impact of the Covid virus. Currently, Polish...
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New AAFP President: Fight Back Against Misinformation

Sep 29, 2021
Sterling Ransone, M.D., didn’t leave residency with a grand vision to become a leader in family medicine, but the needs of his patients demanded it. Ransone said Sept. 28 during his speech at the 2021 Family Medicine Experience that he got involved with advocacy after an insurance company denied...
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September Recognized as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 23, 2021
Governor Northam has recognized September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in Virginia. Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is intended to increase public knowledge, education, and understanding of this disease, in order to improve patient outcomes and save lives. Download the Cerfiicate of...
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Virginia pediatricians put out ‘call for help’ amid surging demand for care

Sep 20, 2021
Over the last week, health systems and emergency physicians across Virginia have sounded the alarm over a surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations threatening to overwhelm many emergency rooms. But the rise of the delta variant, coupled with the start of the new school year, is also creating chaos for...
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HHS Announces the Availability of $25.5 Billion in COVID-19 Provider Funding

Sep 20, 2021
The Biden-Harris Administration announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is making $25.5 billion in new funding available for health care providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding...
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2021 House of Delegates Nominating Committee Report

Sep 18, 2021
The Nominating Committee met on September 1, 2021 to consider all eligible candidates for the upcoming term of office. The committee recommends the following slate for consideration by the society membership. MSV BOARD OF DIRECTORS TERM 2021-2022/2023 OFFICERS (Elected for 1-year term) President-...
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Today is National Physician Suicide Awareness Day (#NPSADay)

Sep 17, 2021
#NPSADay is a reminder and call to action to help everyone prevent physician suicide, including health organizations, health systems, hospitals, medical societies and practices. It’s a time to talk — and to act — so physicians’ struggles don’t become mental health emergencies. The Medical Society...
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