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July 20, 2018

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James Pattee, MD, CMD was a visionary who not only understood the value of the education, training, and certification for physicians practicing post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) medicine; he also realized that these initiatives must evolve over time...

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July 13, 2018

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If the Foundation’s Quality Improvement and Health Outcomes (QIHO) Awards had a face, it might be that of Marian McNamara, RN. She and her colleagues have received this honor four times in the last five years, and McNamara embodies the innovation,...

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July 6, 2018

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Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, CMD, doesn’t back away from challenges. In fact, he seems to relish them. Providing quality care for his patients is his incentive, and the results have been impressive. In three years, he took his facility—the Cypress Pointe...

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November 16, 2018

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If you want proof that the Society really is one family of professionals, look no further than Firas Saidi, MD, CMD, the first registrant for the 2019 annual conference. He achieved this distinction because he went online to confirm his travel dates so he...

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November 13, 2018

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Rajeev Kumar, MD, FACP, CMD, the Society’s secretary and chair of the Membership Committee, never tires of talking about the organization to his colleagues. “I usually get two reactions. There are people who are unaware of the organization and its member...

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November 2, 2018

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Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) isn’t a new concept. It’s actually been around for...

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October 26, 2018

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Two of the Society’s most prestigious honors pay tribute to pioneers and visionaries William Dodd, MD, CMD, and James Pattee, MD, CMD. While these names are synonymous with...

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October 19, 2018

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Receiving the 2018 Medical Director of the Year award was an honor that Eric Hasemeier, DO, CMD, will never forget. “Receiving this award was fantastic. It truly was the highlight of my career. It substantiates what I’ve devoted my life to and reaffirms...

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October 15, 2018

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Jeffrey Levine, MD, CMD, has spent years studying wounds. He has worked in a wide array of...

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September 28, 2018

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Sitting at her desk, Teresa C. McCarthy, MD, MS, CMD, a new member of the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM), can’t help but think about James Pattee, MD, CMD, the “father” of the Certified Medical Director (CMD) designation...