Front Page Recap

Legislative Updates
06/17/2021

Legislative Updates

Ebulletin from OSMA

Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award
06/14/2021

Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award

Seeking nominations for the 2021-22 award

Health Matters - May 2021
05/27/2021

Health Matters - May 2021

E-Bulletin from the Ohio State Medical Association

Ohio House Bill 248 sign on opportunity
05/25/2021

Ohio House Bill 248 sign on opportunity

OSMA’s House of Delegates recently passed Resolution 2021-15, Surprise Billing

House of Medicine
05/21/2021

House of Medicine

OSMA’s House of Delegates recently passed Resolution 2021-15, Surprise Billing

Save the Date!  2021 Annual Meeting
05/07/2021

Save the Date! 2021 Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Cooper Creek Event Center overlooking the scenic Blue Ash Golf Course

Dealing with Mental Health Impact of COVID - Wellness Webinar
04/26/2021

Dealing with Mental Health Impact of COVID - Wellness Webinar

PDF of Presentation Available Now!

Physician Advocacy Update: April 2021
04/22/2021

Physician Advocacy Update: April 2021

OSMA continues to work diligently behind the scenes on legislative and regulatory issues that impact your practice—making sure the collective voice of Ohio physicians is heard

3rd Annual Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Golf Outing
04/21/2021

3rd Annual Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Golf Outing

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Academy of Medicine Nominating Committee seeks members to run for Council Positions
04/15/2021

Academy of Medicine Nominating Committee seeks members to run for Council Positions

The Academy of Medicine's Nominating Committee is currently accepting nominations for physician members interested in serving on the Academy Council.

Advocacy - a Voice for Physicians
04/15/2021

Advocacy - a Voice for Physicians

Giving physicians and medical students a voice in the business of medicine allows physicians to advocate for the best quality of care for their patients and ensures physicians are also treated fairly on the state and national levels.

OSMA Annual Meeting Wrap-Up
04/15/2021

OSMA Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

Wrap up from the weekend! You can find the details and results from the 2021 event, including: Your new OSMA Council, House of Delegates Election Results, Resolution Committee Reports

AMA/CDC webinar on J&J COVID-19 vaccine
04/14/2021

AMA/CDC webinar on J&J COVID-19 vaccine

American Medical Association President, Susan R. Bailey, MD, hosted a conversation with Peter Marks, MD, PhD, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of our ongoing webinar series for physicians on COVID-19 vaccines.

UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness Mind-Body Skills Facilitator Training
04/13/2021

UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness Mind-Body Skills Facilitator Training

May 2-5, 2021 at Murphin Ridge Inn in West Union, OH

David and Rebecca Barron Foundation
04/05/2021

David and Rebecca Barron Foundation

2020 Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award winner his wife Rebecca help those less fortunate in our community and those whose lives have been affected by the disease of addiction.

3rd Annual Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Golf Outing
03/30/2021

3rd Annual Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Golf Outing

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Get the Shot!
03/18/2021

Get the Shot!

Check Vaccine Eligibility - Ohio Department of Health

164th Annual Meeting - Part 2 Awards Celebration and Educational Program
03/10/2021

164th Annual Meeting - Part 2 Awards Celebration and Educational Program

Presentation and Slides available now!

Thank you to those that attended!

House of Medicine Virtual Meeting
03/04/2021

House of Medicine Virtual Meeting

April 1, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Social Determinants of Health and Their Impact on Minority Communities - May Webinar
03/04/2021

Social Determinants of Health and Their Impact on Minority Communities - May Webinar

May 18, 7:00 PM

Sponsored by Interact for Health. Presented by: O'dell Owens, MD President and CEO of Interact for Health

Dealing with Mental Health Impact of COVID - April Webinar
03/04/2021

Dealing with Mental Health Impact of COVID - April Webinar

April 22, 7:00 PM

Sponsored by Linder Center for HOPE. Presented by: Paul E. Keck, MD CEO of Lindner Center of HOPE

UC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds - February 17, 2021
02/16/2021

UC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds - February 17, 2021

Webinar Session (Due to COVID-19, offered via WebEx Only)

Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) Annual Meeting
02/03/2021

Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) Annual Meeting

April 9 - 11, 2021 Virtually

UC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
02/02/2021

UC Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

February 3, 10, 17, 2021

Webinar Session (Due to COVID-19, offered via WebEx Only)

COVID-19 Vaccine Update-Webinar
01/21/2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update-Webinar

Open to all Physicians and Health Care Professionals

Hosted by the Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati

AOMC Council Member Receives Honor
01/20/2021

AOMC Council Member Receives Honor

Dr. Owens chosen for Pillar Award for Community Service; free online event Jan. 28

January 2021 State Medical Board of Ohio eNews
01/20/2021

January 2021 State Medical Board of Ohio eNews

Updates & Important Information from the State Medical Board of Ohio

Where can you get COVID-19 vaccine?
01/15/2021

Where can you get COVID-19 vaccine?

New website lists nearly 750 locations in Ohio

UC Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Grand Rounds, Wednesday, January 13, 2021, WebEx Only
01/12/2021

UC Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Grand Rounds, Wednesday, January 13, 2021, WebEx Only

“Breaking the Barriers to Kidney Transplant: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic!”

Meet The UC Doctor Trying To Change Minds Skeptical Of The COVID Vaccine
01/07/2021

Meet The UC Doctor Trying To Change Minds Skeptical Of The COVID Vaccine

Academy Member Dr. Louito Edje has lost four family members to COVID-19. She says she's committed to making sure people don't regret not getting the vaccine.

Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award
01/07/2021

Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award

Seeking nominations for the 2020-21 award

Wealth Management Forum
01/05/2021

Wealth Management Forum

Online Event presented by Johnson Trust Company

Thursday, February 4, 4:00 - 5:00 PM VIA ZOOM

CME Symposium: Topics on General Medicine
01/04/2021

CME Symposium: Topics on General Medicine

January 16, 2021 8:00AM-1:00PM

Online event provided by The Christ Hospital Health Network

8 Things Physicians and Patients Need to Know About the Pfizer Vaccine
01/04/2021

8 Things Physicians and Patients Need to Know About the Pfizer Vaccine

From the American Medical Association

Give the gift of life—stay home and healthy for the holidays
12/23/2020

Give the gift of life—stay home and healthy for the holidays

An article from Interact for Health

Written by Dr. Owens

Congress Passes Omnibus Spending Legislation
12/22/2020

Congress Passes Omnibus Spending Legislation

From the American Medical Association

Academy Foundation Donations
12/22/2020

Academy Foundation Donations

The Academy Foundation, established in 1960, serves as the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati.

Safely Celebrate the Holiday Season
12/21/2020

Safely Celebrate the Holiday Season

A PDF guide from the Ohio Department of Health to help you protect your loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic

Latest Vaccine Rollout Guidance
12/21/2020

Latest Vaccine Rollout Guidance

Released today from the Ohio State Medical Association

COVID Vaccine Messaging Resources
12/17/2020

COVID Vaccine Messaging Resources

The AMA has developed comprehensive messaging resources to support efforts to communicate about the COVID-19 vaccine. We encourage you to leverage these tools to support ongoing efforts to communicate clearly and consistently about the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine to end the pandemic.

Surprise Medical Billing
12/17/2020

Surprise Medical Billing

From the American Medical Association

Letter from the Executive Director
12/17/2020

Letter from the Executive Director

As we close out the year...

2021 Membership Dues – Please Renew Now
12/17/2020

2021 Membership Dues – Please Renew Now

Payable by December 31, 2020

Online payments now accepted through the new website. Payable by December 31, 2020.

Frontline Workers Receive Vaccinations
12/14/2020

Frontline Workers Receive Vaccinations

It’s a historic day.

AOMC Member Receives Honor
12/10/2020

AOMC Member Receives Honor

“The health care workforce is the backbone of America’s health care system, and as Americans, we owe them a great debt of gratitude.

Media Outlets Unite in Broadcast to Boost Region’s Anti-COVID Efforts
12/10/2020

Media Outlets Unite in Broadcast to Boost Region’s Anti-COVID Efforts

Six local television, radio and print news outlets will present an hour-long program for regional residents facing the harshest season of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Register now! 2021 SAS and NAC (virtual meetings)
12/08/2020

Register now! 2021 SAS and NAC (virtual meetings)

Plan to join us Jan. 6-8 and Feb. 23-24, 2021

Advancing Physician Well-Being: A Population Health Framework
12/07/2020

Advancing Physician Well-Being: A Population Health Framework

An article from the Mayo Clinic (PDF)

Physician well-being is an important societal issue because physician performance in the world and at work matters to everyone.

Looking forward to the 2021 Golf Outing
12/03/2020

Looking forward to the 2021 Golf Outing

3rd Annual Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Golf Outing

Member/guest event to be held June 7, 2021

2021 Membership Dues – Please Renew Now
12/03/2020

2021 Membership Dues – Please Renew Now

Payable by December 31, 2020

Online payments now accepted through the new website. Payable by December 31, 2020.

Remember to Save the Date – January 21, 2021
12/03/2020

Remember to Save the Date – January 21, 2021

"How the New E&M Coding Changes Will Affect You”

CMS releases 2021 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule
12/02/2020

CMS releases 2021 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule

AMA welcomes burden relief for office visit services finalized in the Medicare Payment Rule, but urges Congress to prevent or postpone shocking Medicare offsets

New COVID-19 mental health toolkit for primary care providers
12/02/2020

New COVID-19 mental health toolkit for primary care providers

This toolkit was developed to assist healthcare providers as they navigate increased distress and mental health challenges in their patients during the current pandemic.

AMA, AHA, ANA issue open letter to the American public
12/02/2020

AMA, AHA, ANA issue open letter to the American public

Leading US medical, nursing, and health organizations have affirmed their commitment to ensuring COVID-19 vaccines are evaluated and ultimately authorized through a rigorous scientific and regulatory process.

AMA webinar – December 3: “COVID-19: What physicians need to know.”
12/01/2020

AMA webinar – December 3: “COVID-19: What physicians need to know.”

On Thursday, December 3, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time, the American Medical Association will present the fourth webinar in its series, “COVID-19: What physicians need to know.”

Academy member provides update on hospitalizations
11/19/2020

Academy member provides update on hospitalizations

Thomas Lamarre, MD, says increase in COVID-19 patients impacts ability to deliver care

Call to Action from OSMA
11/18/2020

Call to Action from OSMA

OSMA asking physicians to oppose HB 177

Save the Date – January 21, 2021
11/18/2020

Save the Date – January 21, 2021

"How the New E&M Coding Changes Will Affect You”

Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award
11/18/2020

Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award

Seeking nominations for the 2020-21 award

Hospitals prepare for increase in COVID-19 cases
11/18/2020

Hospitals prepare for increase in COVID-19 cases

Hospitals respond locally and nationally

Highlights from the November 2020 AMA Special Meeting
11/18/2020

Highlights from the November 2020 AMA Special Meeting

During the meeting, the AMA adopted several policies and provided numerous recommendations.

2021 membership dues – second notices being mailed
11/12/2020

2021 membership dues – second notices being mailed

Payable by December 31, 2020

Online payments now accepted through the new website. Payable by December 31, 2020.

2021 Health Care Heroes Awards
11/12/2020

2021 Health Care Heroes Awards

Nominate professionals making our community a better place

Help the Business Courier recognize those who have made an impact on health care in our community.

Do you qualify for the latest COVID-19 Ohio Small Business Grant
11/11/2020

Do you qualify for the latest COVID-19 Ohio Small Business Grant

Ohio announces new grants for small businesses. The application process opened November 2.

Inside look at UC Medical Center COVID care
11/11/2020

Inside look at UC Medical Center COVID care

UC Medical Center provided WLWT with video from inside some of its COVID units.

COVID-19 Update: Unprecedented Spike in Hospital Admissions
11/10/2020

COVID-19 Update: Unprecedented Spike in Hospital Admissions

In Ohio, there are currently over 2,500 hospitalizations statewide, up from 2,000 hospitalizations on November 5.

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise Locally
11/05/2020

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise Locally

COVID-19 news articles reflect concerns of local health care leaders.

2021 Dues are Payable by December 31, 2020
11/05/2020

2021 Dues are Payable by December 31, 2020

Invoices have been sent, reminders are on the way!

Join an Academy workgroup
11/05/2020

Join an Academy workgroup

The Academy of Medicine workgroups that will address key initiatives for 2020-2021 are forming. Join one now.

Save-the-Date! 2021 Golf Outing
11/04/2020

Save-the-Date! 2021 Golf Outing

3rd Annual Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Golf Outing

Member/guest event to be held June 7, 2021

Assault on Physicians & Science Must End
11/04/2020

Assault on Physicians & Science Must End

AMA statement

During this COVID-19 pandemic, physicians are unfortunately fighting a two-front war. Already facing one of the greatest threats to public health in generations, physicians have been pulled into a public battle over the very legitimacy of their work and motivation.

Council selects secretary and treasurer
10/29/2020

Council selects secretary and treasurer

Congratulations to Secretary Joseph Cheng, MD, and Treasurer Christopher Paprzycki, MD

Medical Board investigator scam warning
10/29/2020

Medical Board investigator scam warning

OSMA recently learned that medical board licensees are being targeted by a scam where the scammers claim to work for various governmental agencies.

5th Annual SWOIM Update & Review Course
10/29/2020

5th Annual SWOIM Update & Review Course

April 9–11 & 16–18, 2021

Virtual conference. Academy members are eligible for discounted pricing. This board review course provides an intensive review of medicine for physicians preparing for the ABIM initial and recertification examinations.

CCHMC & UC develop anxiety app
10/29/2020

CCHMC & UC develop anxiety app

To address anxiety related to COVID-19

Experts at Cincinnati Children's and the University of Cincinnati worked in collaboration with the digital behavioral health platform developer Wysa to create a new, free "COVID Anxiety" smartphone app.

AMA survey looks at COVID-19 impact
10/29/2020

AMA survey looks at COVID-19 impact

Physician practice viability under threat

In July and August, the AMA conducted a nationwide online survey of 3,500 physicians to better quantify the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on physician practices.

Academy workgroups forming
10/19/2020

Academy workgroups forming

Get involved

Workgroups are forming to plan Academy activities for 2021. Academy members are welcome to join a workgroup.

Academy 2021 dues bills have been mailed
10/19/2020

Academy 2021 dues bills have been mailed

Payable by December 31, 2020

Online payments now accepted through the new website.

Explore the new website
10/19/2020

Explore the new website

Update your profile

2nd Annual Golf Outing
10/08/2020

2nd Annual Golf Outing

Congratulations to all the winners! Although the weather did not cooperate, golfers still braved the rain, wind, and chilly temperatures to participate in the Academy's 2nd Annual Golf Outing that was held Monday, September 28, at Maketewah Country Club. We appreciate their support.

Academy Annual Meeting installation segment to be held virtually on September 16
09/24/2020

Academy Annual Meeting installation segment to be held virtually on September 16

Wyman Morriss, MD, will be installed as Academy President during the installation ceremony to be held on September 16 as part of this year's 164th Annual Meeting. The entire 2020-2021 Council will be sworn in that evening.

Council election results
09/24/2020

Council election results

2020-21 Council election results. Congratulations to the Academy’s newly elected and re-elected Council members!

September 28 Golf Outing
09/24/2020

September 28 Golf Outing

Registration information for 2020 golf outing