MAA Announcements & News
Final week to submit information for the MAA Quarterly Newsletter: Share your recent awards, publications, media mentions and more with Shannon Andrada today.
MAA Members – have you used your four free and confidential counseling sessions this year? Members receive four sessions through the LifeBridge Physician Wellness Program.
Georgia Board of Healthcare Workforce Grant Program: GBHCW is awarding up to 5 grant awards of $45,000 each. The purpose of this grant program is to increase the number of graduate medical education (GME) slots.
The MAA is able to offer members access to a free screening of the documentary ‘Keys Bags Names Words: Hope in Aging and Dementia’: Keys Bags Names Words is a hopeful and inspiring lens portraying stories of both the personal and global impacts of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, while following a cohort of young scientists and artists from around the world as they harness every aspect of creativity, humor and compassion to lead the way towards hope and resilience. If you are interested in receiving access to this virtual screening, please contact Shannon Andrada.
MAA Board Member Dr. Albert Johary passes along the invitation to attend the 11th annual St. Jude Magic Carpet Ride: Taste of the Middle East on Saturday, September 16, 2023 in Atlanta: This event is a festive evening of Middle Eastern culture and cuisine in partnership with the Cedar Club Foundation. Celebrate the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with live entertainment, a seated dinner and live and silent auctions.
MAA Board Member Dr. Deborah Martin passes along the invitation to attend the Yonkofa Celebration, hosted by the Yonkofa Project, on September 23rd at 6:00pm. Please join the celebration with great food, wine, and an art auction!
Medical Association of Georgia News
Register for the 2023 House of Delegates: The Medical
MAG is Accepting Award Nominations: The Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) is encouraging component county medical society (CMS) and specialty society leaders and MAG members in the state, to honor the individuals and/or organizations they believe deserve to be recognized for their contributions to the medical profession by nominating them for a MAG award in 2023. To honor the recipients to the greatest extent possible, the winners will receive their awards before the entire House of Delegates during one of its sessions at the Hyatt Savannah Regency on October 21, 2023.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) News
CDC Health Advisory – September 5, 2023: Increased Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity in Parts of the Southeastern United States: New Prevention Tools Available to Protect Patients
American Medical Association (AMA) News
AMA Disability Advisory Group Informational Call: Announcing the creation of a Disability Advisory Group for the American Medical Association (AMA). There will be a call on Tuesday afternoon, September 26. Please email william.jordan@ama-assn.
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