January Health Awareness - (click on a title to access links)

  • Cervical Health Awareness Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • National Radon Action Month
  • National Stalking Awareness Month
  • National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
  • Thyroid Awareness Month
  • Jan 26 - Feb 1st - National Drug Facts Week

 (info from: Healthfinder.gov)

North American Refugee Health Conference

The North American Refugee Health Conference (June 16 - 18, 2017 - Toronto, Canada) is recognized as the premier conference for those who work with refugee populations.

December 2, 2016:  Newton, MA. 

Dr. Ronald Blum MD, of Patten, was elected President of the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (NECOEM) at their Annual Meeting held in Newton, MA, early this month.  He will serve a 2-yr term.  Dr. Blum is Medical Director of Twin Rivers Paper Company, Madawaska, Mt. Heights Health Care Facility, Patten, Tate & Lyle, Houlton, and consults in a variety of other Occupational Medicine settings including Worker’s Comp, Social Security Disability, and Independent Medical Examinations from his office in Patten. 
READ the complete story HERE

Opioid Issues:

(Resource Page - prescribing, legislative issues, resources)

   AAFP’s members-only Webcast: Zika Virus: Information for Family Physicians

ZIKA Outbreak - Updated Information for physicians


Tick & Vector Bourne

Disease Resources

Members in the News

If you have news or know of a MAFP Member who is making news - Please contact the MAFP office.  Use subject line "Member News"

2017 Maine Family Physician of the Year ~Nominations Open~

Eligibility Criteria & Nomination Form - HERE

Do You Perform DOT Exams?

Visit our NRCME Resource page for all the information you need to get trained, certified, and licensed.



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