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Caring At The End Of Life

http://caring-at-the-end-of-life.com Most patients who live with serious illness will spend more than a few days in a hospital or nursing home, or at home in the care of hospice professionals. These patients (and their family members) will typically need to … Continue reading

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2015 Annual Report

As President of the Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division (PAGS-WD), I am pleased to present the 2015 Annual Report, which outlines the achievements of the organization. As a regional affiliate of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), the PAGS-WD is … Continue reading

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Free Child Abuse CME That Meets PA Licensure Requirements – PAMED

Pennsylvania physicians now have access to free child abuse CME that meets the state’s licensure requirements. Under the amended Child Protective Services Law (CPSL), all physicians must complete approved training on child abuse recognition and reporting as a condition of … Continue reading

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Fred Rubin, MD selected to receive prestigious Allegheny County Medical Society Physician Award

  Fred Rubin, MD, president, has been selected as the recipient of the Allegheny County Medical Society’s (ACMS)  Richard E. Deitrick Humanity in Medicine Award.  This prestigious honor is presented by the Society to a physician who has improved the … Continue reading

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Society member honored at PMDA symposium

Congratulations to Tracy Polak, CRNP, MSN recipient of the 2015 PMDA Long Term Care (LTC) Practitioner of the Year Award. David Nace, MD, MPH introduced and presented Ms. Polak with the award during the 23rd Annual PMDA Symposium held October … Continue reading

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