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Health Care in the News

As part of its monthly agenda, the Academy Council routinely reviews health care related news articles. Click the articles button below to view the item from June 2016. This month's articles include:

  • "Exclusive: Former high-level P&G executive named chief of health care group" Cincinnati Business Courier
  • "Humana revising its participation in ACA exchanges" Cincinnati Enquirer
  • "Interact for Health's leader to retire" Cincinnati Enquirer

Welcome to the Academy of Medicine

The Academy of Medicine (Hamilton County Medical Society), founded in 1857, is a not-for-profit, professional association for the physicians of Hamilton County, Ohio. Mission Statement: The Academy of Medicine is the professional association that exists to organize, represent, advocate for, and serve physicians of Greater Cincinnati.

Internal medicine update course - beginning March 31

The Academy of Medicine is pleased to join the University of Cincinnati in presenting “The Southwest Ohio Regional Update in Internal Medicine,” a medicine board review course that will provide an intensive review of medicine for physicians preparing for the ABIM initial and recertification examinations. The course will also allow an in-depth review with recent updates for physicians practicing internal medicine and other disciplines, providing continuing medical education, and maintenance of certification credit. 

Course content is based on the blueprint for certification and recertification examinations. The course is compromised of didactic lectures with multiple questions, case-based discussions, and interactive Self Evaluation Process (SEP) modules. Attendees will be provided with detailed course material along with expert specialty questions and answers for thorough independent examination preparation. 

The course will be held at the Manor House in Mason over five Fridays and Saturdays beginning March 31 and ending May 6 [Fridays 1:30 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.]. Two to three specialty areas will be covered each weekend. Physicians may choose to attend the whole course, select weekend sessions, or individual days. For the complete schedule, click here.

Academy members are eligible for special pricing – see the brochure for details. To register, click here.

Group outing to FC Cincinnati

Save-the-Date: The Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati is planning a group outing to the June 17 FC Cincinnati match. Watch for more details and registration information to come. 
Academy develops Special Interest Groups

As part of its new action plan, the Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati is exploring the development of Special Interest Groups to better serve specific populations within the membership. 

If you have questions or would like more information on these SIGs, contact the Academy at 513-421-7010 or by email.

50+ SIG to meet April 27

The 50+ Physicians SIG is planning a luncheon program for Thursday, April 27, at the Kenwood Executive Center. 

Guest Speaker is Lt. Stephen R. Kramer, Ret., Director, Greater Cincinnati Police Museum. Lt. Kramer will address the "History of Law Enforcement in Cincinnati." Academy members and their guests are invited to attend at no charge. Spouses are encouraged to attend. Reservations are required. Please register by April 20. Click here for registration information

 If you have questions about this program or the 50+ Special Interest Group, call 513-421-7010.

2017 group outing to Keeneland – April 9

The Academy's 2017 group outing to Keeneland Race Course is Sunday, April 9. Academy members and guests will enjoy a private lunch buffet; access to a private room with tiered seating over looking the race track; access to the Clubhouse Lawn; reserved parking; and race-day program. Join us for this fun event. Please register before March 30.

MACRA Event – April 20

Join the Academy of Medicine and TriHealth for a MACRA Event to be held on Thursday, April 20, at 6:00 p.m., in the Good Samaritan Hospital Conference Center.

Attend to:

  • Network with physicians, including TriHealth physicians and independent physicians, over drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres
  • Gain insight on how to survive the current health care fiscal crisis
  • Understand how the recent elections impact health care and 
  • Hear advice on how to succeed under MACRA

RSVP via email by Thursday, April 6.