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August 11, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join When she was young, Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, wanted to be an astronaut. Fortunately for her many patients and colleagues, she decided to pursue medicine after watching a news story about leprosy. And she's never...
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August 4, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Anyone who has met Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD, or had the opportunity to see him speak very likely has laughed as well as learned. That unique ability to simultaneously educate, enlighten, and entertain is...
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August 1, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The Executive Committee reviewed the results of the general membership survey regarding resolution E18, which called for expanding Society general (voting) membership to doctorally prepared non-physicians. After...
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July 14, 2019
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July 7, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The urgency of addressing suicide prevention in long-term care, the topic of the June 24 AMDA On-The-Go podcast, is apparent. The stories are grim. Podcast guest Elizabeth Conti, PhD, a psychologist and assistant...
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June 30, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The June 10 AMDA On-The-Go podcast--Are SNFs Dealt an Impossible Hand?-- featured program guest (and Society president) Arif Nazir, MD, FACP, CMD, AGSF. Podcast host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, began by referring...
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June 23, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join As medical cannabis use becomes more popular and prevalent in the United States, post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities and practitioners can expect to encounter questions, concerns, demands, and...
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June 16, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The Society’s House of Delegates (HoD) tackled a full agenda at its meeting during the organization’s annual conference in Atlanta, GA, and the group did so with energy, passion, lively discussion, and diverse...
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June 10, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join On the May 28 AMDA On-The-Go podcast about the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, had several questions: “What is this new thing called PDPM? How is it generated? Why do we need...
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June 2, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Society Treasurer Jeffrey Nichols, MD, CMD, is widely known for his popular “Dear Dr. Jeff “column in Caring for the Ages . However, he is more than that—much more. He currently is chief medical officer at the...