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In this section you will find a list of current, as well as archived, press releases having to do with either the organization of MedChi or with one of their members or board members.  Be sure to check back often for up to date stories.

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410-539-0872 ext. 3303

2017

February 6: Hearts Aren't Just For Valentines Day; February is American Heart Month

January 24: January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January 9: MedChi Achieves Accreditation With Commendation For it's Continuing Medical Education Program

2016

December 8: Ransom & Johnson: Fighting health insurance monopolies - Op-ed in The Daily Record by Stephen Johnson & Gene Ransom, III

December 5: December 4-10 is National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 1: December 1 is World Aids Day

November 18: November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 16: November is American Diabetes Month

November 2: MedChi Releases Public Service Announcement to Urge Marylanders to Ask the Right Questions During Open Enrollment

October 26: Medicaid Diabetes Costs are Becoming a More Serious Concern for Maryland Doctors

October 19: DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - October 22

October 12: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 11: Open Enrollment Begins October 15, 2016

September 28: MedChi Swears in New President at House of Delegates Meeting

September 20: MedChi Meeting will Set Policy and Feature CME Presentation

September 19: September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September 14: MedChi Applauds CMS MACRA Implementation Announcement

August 29: MedChi Joins Surgeon General in Fight Against Opioid Addiction

August 24: Rural Health Care Workgroup

August 11: August is National Immunization Awareness Month

July 22: July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

July 21:  MedChi Applauds Attorney General's Lawsuit to Block Anthem's Acquisition of Cigna

July 19:  MedChi to Host Lunch and Learn on Biosimilars

June 30: Practice Safe and Responsible Use of Fireworks This July 4th 

June 27: June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

June 20: June is National Safety Month

June 15: Baltimore Internist Elected to AMA Board of Trustees

May 23: MedChi Applauds Governor's Office for Children

May 17: May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

May 6: CMS Chief Medical Officer to be Keynote Speaker at Frederick County Event

April 25: MedChi Issues Standards for Recommendation of Medical Cannabis 

April 21: Dr. Haft to Present Preventing Birth Defects Through Zika Intervention

April 19: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 14: MedChi to Hold Spring House of Delegates Meeting April 16-17

April 13: MedChi to Host Discussion on Future of Medical Marijuana in Maryland

March 23: Thank a Doctor on National Doctor's DayHonor Your Physician on National Doctor Day, March 30, 2016

March 15: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 11: MedChi Addresses Opioid Crisis at Annual Scientific Meeting

February 23: MedChi Applauds Brian Frosh on Tobacco Decision

February 17: Your Heart Isn't Just for Loving; February is American Heart Month

February 2: MedChi and Affiliates Offer Support for Birth Injury Fund

January 19: MedChi Releases It's 2016 Legislative Agenda

January 14: The Future of Public Health in Maryland

January 12: MedChi Relaunches Business of Medicine Program for Physicians

January 7: Stay Safe in the Cold Winter Months

2015

December 16: MedChi Calls for Investigation Into Health Insurance Mergers

December 10: MedChi Applauds the Approval of the Johns Hopkins' Jobs Proposal by the HSCRC

December 10: Tips For Ongoing Open EnrollmentOp-ed in Center Maryland by Gene M. Ransom

December 9: December 7-13 is National Influenza Vaccination Week

November 19: November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 17: November is American Diabetes Month

November 12: Medicaid: What's Next? - Op-ed in The Daily Record by Gene M. Ransom

October 26: Open Enrollment Begins November 1, 2015

October 20: MedChi to Support MHA Program to Protect Kids From Identity Theft

October 14: MedChi Swears in New Presidentat Annual House of Delegates MeetingBrooke Buckley, MD, FACS, of Annapolis, becomes MedChi's 168th President

October 13: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 6: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 23: DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - September 26

September 16: MedChi Meeting Will Set Policy; Features Keynote Speaker and CME Presentation

September 15: September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

August 20: MedChi and Credible Working to Help Alleviate Student Debt Burden

August 18: August is National Immunization Awareness Month

July 22: Maryland Health Care Coalition Against Domestic Violence Receives Governor's Citation

July 9: July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

June 29: Practice Safe and Responsible Use of Fireworks This July 4th

June 18: Sixth Annual Hunt Lectureship to Feature Dr. Richard Colgan

June 18: State-Regulated Payor Electronic Health Records Incentive Program

June 15: MedChi Applauds Governor Hogan on New Deputy Secretary of Public Health

June 9: June is National Safety Month

June 4: The Center for a Healthy Maryland, an Affiliate of MedChi, Receives New Leadership Grant from the Physicians Foundation - Center for a Healthy Maryland, Inc. Receives a Two-Year Grant from The Physicians Foundation to Establish a Certificate Program in Physician Leadership at the Maryland Physician Leadership Institute

May 15: MedChi to Host 6th Affordable Care Act Outreach and Enrollment Summit

May 5: May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

April 23: MedChi to Hold Spring House of Delegates Meeting April 24-25

April 17: Letter to the Washington Post Editor 4/17/2015

April 16: How to Continue Health Care Progress in Maryland

April 15: MedChi Applauds New Maryland Sterile Compounding Law

April 8: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 7: April 6-12 is National Public Health Week

March 26: MedChi President, Dr. Tyler Cymet, Statement on Palcohol

March 25: MedChi and Health Care For All Applaud Governor Hogan For Strong Support of CHIP

March 18: MedChi to Host First Annual Scientific Meeting

March 17: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March 9: The High Cost of Health Care Reform - Op-ed in The Baltimore Sun by Gene Ransom, III

March 4: Testimony of Gene M. Ransom, III - DHMH Medicaid Care Programs Administration Budget Hearing

March 3: Privia Medical Group and MedChi Announce Strategic Alignment

February 27: MedChi and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy's Center for Innovative Pharmacy Solutions Partner to Meet Requirements of State Law on Physician Dispensing

February 26: Announcement From Maryland General Assembly's Workers' Compensation Benefit and Insurance Oversight Committee Ends Three and Half Year SagaOp-ed in The Daily Record by Joseph Schwartz, III

February 19: February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 13: February Isn't Just About Valentines and Candy Hearts it is Also American Heart Month

February 2: Maryland Maternal Mortality Review 2014 Report Available

January 27: Letter to the Baltimore Sun EditorLetter by Dr. Tyler Cymet in Response to op-ed piece from 1/26/15

January 27: Voters Want More Patient ProtectionsMedChi poll shows strong support for Insurance Reform

January 21: Stay Safe in the Cold in the Winter Months

January 15: January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January 7: Statement on Reductions in Medicaid Reimbursement

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