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 THE MESA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO ATTEND……..

 

MESA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY MEETING

 

DATE:                 Tuesday, March 6, 2018

LOCATION:       Bookcliff Country Club

TIME:                 6:30 p.m. – Social   7:00 p.m. – Dinner

 

No charge for Family Medicine Residents and spouses.  Otherwise, spouses/guests $45.00.

 

RESERVATIONS ASAP ARE MUCH APPRECIATED:  243-2808 or mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS/TOPICS:

 

“Applying an Epidemiologic Approach to Suicide in Mesa County”

 

This presentation will provide an in-depth look at a pilot study conducted in 2017 to understand and characterize suicide attempts in the County.  The study was led by Mesa County Public Health with support from area hospitals to track suicide attempts in real-time and utilize the data to drive community efforts around suicide prevention.

Addressing this study we will have Heidi Dragoo, who oversees the Epidemiology Program at Mesa County Public Health and Sarah Robinson, Program Integration Manager.    


IN ADDITION… We are happy to announce that the President of the

Colorado Medical Society, Robert Yakely, M.D., along with some senior staff members, will also be present for an update on CMS activities and what they see as the biggest upcoming challenges for Colorado physicians. 


YOUR HELP IS REQUESTED IN UPDATING OUR EMAIL LISTS:  Both

Mesa County Medical Society and the Colorado Medical Society have been attempting to update and expand their electronic communication with members.  We would greatly appreciate knowing the current email address you would like us to use for communication purposes by responding to mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com.

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING THE MEDICAL SOCIETY?  You can either complete an application electronically at cms.org, or, if you prefer a hard copy application please contact our office at 243-2808 or mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com

 

Dr. David Scott and Dr. Trish Weber last week represented Mesa County Medical Society at the AMA National Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C.  While in Washington they had the opportunity to meet with our Colorado legislators and will be reporting on these meetings on March 6th

 

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WILL MEET AT 6:00 P.M. ON MARCH 6.

 

Medicare Alert

Nothing at this time

Directory of Local Physicians

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MEMBERSHIP IN THE MEDICAL SOCIETY:  

APPLICATION FOR MEDICAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP:

We encourage those of you who are not yet members of the Medical Society to join with us.  You may complete the application on-line at cms.org.  If you prefer a hard copy application, please contact the Medical Society Office at 243-2808 or mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com.  Note:  Only one application is necessary for membership in Mesa County Medical Society, Colorado Medical Society and AMA.  While local only (Mesa) membership is available, if you are COPIC insured and wish to receive the 10% COPIC discount you must be a member of the Colorado Medical Society. 

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS:  

If you are new to Mesa County and have not yet received an application for membership in the Medical Society, or if your membership has lapsed, please call 243-2808 or e-mail mesacountymedicalsociety@gmail.com for a membership application.  Note:  Discounts in malpractice insurance rates are available from COPIC (10%) and The Doctors’ Company  (5%) for medical society members.  In most cases this will offset your medical society dues.  

NEW PHYSICIAN DIRECTORIES have been distributed. If you have not received your copy, let the Medical Society Office know - 243-2808. Feel free to reproduce as many additional copies as you need. 

MEMBERSHIP DROP LIST:  Our drop list for nonpayment of dues is shrinking. However, we still have 24 unpaid. 

NOTE: Physicians who have not yet joined the Medical Society are invited to complete the application form and forward it to Mesa County Medical Society, P.O. Box 4307, Grand Junction, CO, 81502. You need not send any money at the time of application. You will be invoiced later for the appropriate prorated dues.

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