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July 9, 2015
a) An update on AAPHP resolutions submitted to the AMA House of Delgates is available at: http://aaphp.org/Resolutions and A-15 Public Health Issues PDF.pdf
b) The One Health Commission Letter to the White House co-signed by AAPHP is available at:7115_OHC_Letter_to_White_House.pdf
2) Member Submissions
a) Academic Health Department Mentorship Program. Additional information available at: http://www.phf.org/programs/AHDLC/Pages/AHD_Mentorship_Program.aspx/
b) Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes. Free CME from AHRQ available at: . http://ahrq.cmeuniversity.com/course/disclaimer/111469
c) A Promising Candidate for Most Dangerously Dishonest Public Health News Release of the Year: http://www.psandman.com/col/e-cigs.htm
d) Ebola in Antiquity? http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/06/10/cid.civ418
a) Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene NY http://www.publichealthjobs.net/search/detail.cfm?jobID=22681
b) Public Health District Director (MD) Western Tidewater Health District Virginia Department of Health http://www.publichealthjobs.net/search/detail.cfm?jobID=22693
c) NY State Dept. of Health Deputy Commissioner, Office of Public Health, Albany, NY http://careers.acpm.org/jobs/7233555/ny-state-dept-of-health-deputy-commissioner-office-of-public-health
May 26, 2015
1) AMA News
a) Attending the AMA meeting in Chicago? Contact President Elect Katrina Rhodes if interested in a meet-up to discuss resolutions and public health issues. Please contact email@example.com.
b) AAPHP Resolutions submitted to the AMA House of Delegates are available at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions and include:
506 Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Pollution from Energy Production, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3322537
206 Trade Deals Must Not Threaten Health or Environment, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3322542
508 Disclosure of Environmental Changes Associated with Hydraulic Fracturing, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3322544
214 Funding for Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3322546
008 Protecting Patients and the Public by Immunizing Physicians, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3322548
511 Hepatitis C Treatment, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3322554
007 Vaccination Requirements to Protect All Children, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3322550
212 Support for Expanded Funding for National, State and Local Public Health Agencies, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3322540
Co-sponsor - 605 Oral Health, at http://aaphp.org/Resolutions/3325239
All members can log in and discuss these resolutions on our site. AMA members may also discuss resolutions at: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/community/forums/annual-2015/reference-committee.page or at the on-site AMA Reference Committee hearings in Chicago on Sunday, June 7, 2015,
a) Online CME Quality Improvement Interventions to Address Health Disparities http://ahrq.cmeuniversity.com/course/disclaimer/111245. Additional Opportunities are available at: AHRQ CME resources are available at: http://ahrq.cmeuniversity.com/
b) ASTHO has released a Request for Information (RFI) to help inform the development of the Public Health Community Platform (PHCP). http://www.thephcp.org/rfi
c) PRO/AH/EDR> Invasive mosquito - USA (05): (CA) http://promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20150512.3358444
d) Understanding the Code of Medical Ethics: Boundaries for Physicians CME https://cme.ama-assn.org/Activity/1981026/Detail.aspx
a) Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, New York Medical College Valhalla, NY http://careers.apha.org/jobs/7147807/chair-department-of-health-policy-and-management
b) Health Commissioner Hancock County Public Health,http://careers.naccho.org/jobs/7116943/health-commissioner
c) Director of Public Health and Wellness Louisville,Kentucky http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/index.cfm?action=job_Details&JobID=49148
April 21, 2015
a) The deadline for AMA resolution submissions is approaching fast Please submit possible resolutions for AAPHP support as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org.
b) A climate change petition by Physicians for Social Responsibility is available at http://secure.psr.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1898&ea.campaign.id=34841 for individual members.
a) Lives of a Cell: 40 Years Later, A Third Interpretation by Virginia Dato featured on One Health Initiative page: http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications.php?query=Lives+of+a+Cell%3A+40+Years+Later%2C+A+Third+Interpretation+
b) The White House. National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria:2015: https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/national_action_plan_for_combating_antibotic-resistant_bacteria.pdf
c) Meaningful use stage 3 standards are open for comment through -https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/03/30/2015-06685/medicare-and-medicaid-programs-electronic-health-record-incentive-program-stage-3. Search on Public Health to go quickly to (8) Public Health and Clinical Data Registry Reporting. Comments due May 29.
d) What Happened When Canada Dumped its Census: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/4/2/what-happened-when-canada-stopped-counting-its-numbers.html
e) NIMHD Translational Health Disparities Course on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, from August 3, 2015 to August 14, 2015. http://www.nimhd.nih.gov/2015_HDcourse.html
a) Consultants, New York State - Public Health Solutions is soliciting the services of various experts with significant content expertise and experience in a range of correctional health care, mental health care, and public health disciplines to provide services to its Correctional Health Solutions program in New York. To download this Request for Qualifications, please go to: http://www.healthsolutions.org/rfp. If you have any questions about this RFQ, please send to email@example.com
b) County Health Department Director, Volusia County, Fl http://careers.naccho.org/jobs/7010334/county-health-department-director-hlth
c) Public Health Physician, Southeast District GA http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/index.cfm?action=job_Details&JobID=48809
d) Physician, Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Program, Nashville, TN http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/index.cfm?action=job_Details&JobID=48779
March 13, 2015
1) AAPHP Information
a)Welcome to New Officers and Board Members: President-Elect - Katrina Rhodes, MD, MS; AMA Delegate - Jonathan Weisbuch, MD, MPH; AMA Alternate Delegate - Dave Cundiff, MD, MPH; Treasurer.- Douglas Mack, MD, MPH, and New Board Members: Jaspal Ahluwalia, MD, MPH, Ellen Alkon, MD, MPH, Jim Felsen MD, MPH and Kevin M. Sherin, MD, MPH, MBA.
b) Support Preventive Medicine Residency Training - Request from ACPM President Daniel S. Blumenthal, MD, MPH, FACPM See : http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=d4624f46-4c96-44a0-b4cc-a728e8bff0c3&c=da7dcbd0-71a4-11e4-9652-d4ae527548e1&ch=dab4e160-71a4-11e4-9652-d4ae527548e1
a) Commentary by James Felsen MD, MPH: The danger of scientific solipsism http://www.wvgazette.com/article/20150226/ARTICLE/150229547/1103
b) An Overview of Health Care Costs for Chronic Conditions in Massachusetts Document http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/com-health/prev-wellness-advisory-board/130627-overview-health-care-costs.pdf
c) Commentary by Mike Siegel MD, MPH. The op-ed piece appears at: http://www.wsj.com/articles/michael-b-siegel-the-misbegotten-crusade-against-e-cigarettes-1424821708?mod=hp_opinion.
d) AHRQ continuing-education resources: http://ce.ahrq.gov/pcor/ including “A video on the Benefits and Harms of Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adults” http://ahrq.cmeuniversity.com/course/disclaimer/110246
a) Director, Research and Evaluation, Tobaco Control, New York City (See: http://www.publichealthjobs.net/search/detail.cfm?jobID=21576
b) Medical Officers, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, Bethesda, MD. See: http://www.publichealthjobs.net/search/detail.cfm?jobID=21572
c) Director of Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Indianapolis, Indiana http://www.my.jobs/indianapolis-in/director-of-infectious-disease-epidemiology-state-of-indiana/29AC1D06EC254688ABEA395AEFA961FD/job/
d)Epidemiology Director, PA Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA, See: http://astho-jobs.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=10681&jb=22547527
e) Deputy Secretary for Innovation, PA Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA (See: http://astho-jobs.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=10681&jb=22547587
f) Deputy Secretary For Quality Assurance, PA Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA See: http://astho-jobs.jobtarget.com/jobseeker/job/22547546/
1) AAPHP Meeting 2/27/2015 1 to 3 PM EST
a) Call for Agenda Items - We are planning on a Policy Forum to discuss current issues including vaccine policy and health equity. Let us know (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have specific suggestions for the policy forum or other important agenda items so that we can schedule time.
b) Joining by phone? Telephone 1-712-432-3066 (conference code 280904 use 4* to self mute)
c) Joining in Person? We are meeting in the Inman room, located on the Atlanta Conference Level. at Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, Georgia 30303 as part of Preventive Medicine 2015
d) Early registration for PM2015 ends on Friday 2/13 http://www.preventivemedicine2015.org/registration.html .
e) ACIP is meeting in Atlanta 2/25-2/26 and that meeting is also open for registration. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/meetings/register.html
a) Roald Dahl's Powerful Pro-Vaccination Letter (From 1988) http://io9.com/read-roald-dahls-heart-rending-endorsement-of-measles-v-1682995322
b) The Maurice "Mo" Mullet Lifetime of Service Award – nominations being exceptedthrough March 31. See http://www.naccho.org/membership/mo-mullet-award.cfm
c) Rabies Education Forum Live Meeting (Baltimore) and Simultaneous Webinar, March 4th web http://www.cvent.com/events/rabies-education-forum/event-summary-8a491cb1a05f4efd9522ba7ab61ae460.aspx
a) California Department of Public Health Physician positions. Go to http://www.cdph.ca.gov/services/jobs/Pages/CurrentOpenExaminations.aspx and click on Public Health Medical Administrator II/CEA to take the exam.
b) District Health Director -at GA Dept of Public Health, Albany, GA See: http://astho-jobs.jobtarget.com/jobseeker/job/21916520/District%20Health%20Director%20-%20Physician/__company__/?vnet=0&max=5&str=46&mtod=1
c) Physician State Epidemiologist, Augusta, ME See: http://astho-jobs.jobtarget.com/jobseeker/job/21959133/Physician%20State%20Epidemiologist/__company__/?vnet=0&str=16&max=5&mtod=1
d) Internal Medicine and Public Health Faculty Positions (Nashville, TN ) Additional information available at: http://astho-jobs.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=10681&jb=21984548
January 23, 2014
1) Member Opportunities
a) Help expand AAPHP's voice for Public Health. See aaphp.org/policy for the instructions on submitting issues to the Resolutions, Policy and Legislative Committee.
b) Don’t forget our meeting in Atlanta on Friday February 27th from 1PM to 3 PM EST. See http://aaphp.org/event-1821761 for updates as the agenda develops. The call in number is 1-712-432-3066. The conference code is 280904.
c) The Centennial meeting of the American Medical Women's Association is April 24-26, 2015 in Chicago, IL http://www.amwa-doc.org/amwa-centennial-meeting/ If you are going please let, email@example.com know since they will recognize a representative from AAPHP.
d) The CleanMed 2015 conference http://cleanmed.com/default.php will have a physician pre-conference, which is geared towards education and networking for health professionals interested in environmental and sustainability issues.
2) Members in the News
a) What Africa really needs to fight Ebola and other emerging diseases: anti-corruption efforts by AAPHP member Laura Kahn- http://thebulletin.org/what-africa-really-needs-fight-ebola-and-other-emerging-diseases-anti-corruption-efforts7928
3) Member Submissions
a) The Right Shot: Bringing Down Barriers to Affordable and Adapted Vaccines: http://www.msf.org/article/access-msf-calls-gsk-and-pfizer-slash-pneumo-vaccine-price-5-child-poor-countries-ahead
b) Prediction: All Predictions About Ebola Are Unpredictable http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2015/01/15/377235139/prediction-all-predictions-about-ebola-are-unpredictable
c) The epidemic of violence against healthcare workers available at http://oem.bmj.com/content/61/8/649.1.full.pdf+html
d) NIDA "Step by Step" Guides for people with loved ones who might have an addiction problem, or for people seeking to help themselves http://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/treatment
e) Pregnant doctor finds intense pressure to have a Caesarean delivery - The Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/pregnant-doctor-finds-intense-pressure-to-have-a-caesarean-delivery/2015/01/05/949ed918-7bd3-11e4-84d4-7c896b90abdc_story.html
a)Health Officer, Clallam County, Port Angeles, Washington, United States See: http://astho-jobs.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=10681&job=21733793
b) FDA Fellowship – Tobacco Regulatory Science, Silver Spring, MD See: http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/index.cfm?action=job_Details&JobID=47848
c) District Health Director (Physician), Dalton, GA See http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/index.cfm?action=job_Details&JobID=47850.
September 1, 2015
a) Please join us at the AAPHP Meeting at APHA on Sunday November 1st at 4-530 PM CT in person http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual/about-the-annual-meeting or by phone. The invited speaker is Col Dr. Damon Arnold, MD, MPH, CMT (Ret.), former Director of Illinois Department of Public Health. More details to follow.
a) Evidence for Actions: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Open Call for Proposals http://www.rwjf.org/en/library/funding-opportunities/2015/evidence-for-action-investigator-initiated-research-to-build-a-culture-of-health.html/
b) Racism: The Silent Partner in High School Dropout and Health Disparities https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=mjcfhz6199q8
c) White House Is Pressed to Help Widen Access to Hepatitis C Drugs via Medicaid http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/08/26/us/wider-reach-is-sought-for-new-hepatitis-c-treatments.html?referrer=
d) The tobacco endgame: a qualitative review and synthesis: http://m.tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2015/08/28/tobaccocontrol-2015-052356.full
a) Director, Primary Cancer& Community Health Bureau, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene http://careers.acpm.org/jobs/7387280/director-primary-cancer-community-health-bureau
b) Medical Director, Beach Cities Health District California https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=18326622&t=1
c) NYC Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/index.cfm?action=job_Details&JobID=50435
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