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Registrationgolfer swing is open for the Academy's 2nd Annual Golf Outing to be held Monday, September 28, at Maketewah Country Club.

Get your foursome together and register by August 31. This year's format features a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. with lunch and registration at noon, and the Awards Ceremony immediately following play. Beverages will be available throughout the day on the course. According to current regulations surrounding COVID-19, all food and beverages must be served by Maketewah staff. Masks are required in public areas but not on the course or while eating. Two players are allowed to ride together in a cart but you may opt to ride as a single if you prefer. You'll be able to purchase raffle chances for some exciting gift baskets, participate in split-the-pot, and buy some mulligans for those very important do-overs.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Sponsorships range from $500 to $4,000. Find your level and secure your sponsorship now.

Thanks to our sponsors to date:
Seasons Retirement Community – Golf Cart Sponsor
PBSI Technology Solutions – Golf Ball Sponsor
Johnson Asset Management – Closest to the Pin
Diversified Brokerage Specialists – Lunch Sponsor
Camargo Cadillac – Hole-in-One Sponsor

W. MorrissE. 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. Additionally, the Academy Foundation will announce the recipient of this year's medical student scholarship. 

Along with the installation ceremonies on September 16, the Academy will host an update on COVID-19 featuring several local infectious disease specialists. The event will be held via Zoom. Register now.

Because of COVID-19, this year's Annual Meeting will be a hybrid event with the installation occurring on September 16 (virtually) and the awards celebration, which will include recognition of the 2020 50-Year Physicians, to be held March 3, 2021, at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Congratulations to the Academy’s newly elected and re-elected Council members —
Dr. LikePresident-elect Anne Like, MD, who specializes in internal medicine & occupational medicine, affiliated with The Christ Hospital, Procter & Gamble, and the University of Cincinnati Occupational Medicine Residency Program; along with Councilors
Gregory Kennebeck, MD, an internist with UC Health;
Kathleen O’Leary, MD, who specializes in obstetrics/gynecology & reproductive endocrinology/infertility with the Institute for Reproductive Health;
O’dell Owens, MD, a retired reproductive endocrinologist who is president & CEO of Interact for Health; and
Rebecca Short, MD, a dermatologist with TriHealth Physician Partners.
These physicians will join the current returning Council members to form the 2020-2021 Council.
Returning members include: President E. Wyman Morriss, MD; Past President Matthew Hardin, MD; Councilors Barry Brook, MD; Joseph Cheng, MD, Becky McGilligan, MD; Adam Miller, MD; Christopher Paprzycki, MD; and Michael Schoech, MD.

Installation ceremonies will be held virtually on September 16. Register now to attend the virtual meeting.

ballotVoting for the 2020–2021 Academy Councli is underway. Deadline to cast your vote is Wednesday, July 29 at 4:00 p.m. Ballots have been sent to Active members in good standing via email. 

This year, members will vote for a president-elect and four councilors from from the six candidates. Here is the list of candidates:

President-elect
Anne C. Like, MD (running unopposed)

Candidates for Councilor postiions
Gregory Kennebeck, MD
Kathleen O'Leary, MD, MS
O'dell M. Owens, MD, MPH
Andrew Petersen, MD
David B. Schwartz, MD
Rebecca Short, MD 

In an effort to help members be informed when voting , the Academy prepares a "Meet the Candidates Sheet" with brief bios of the candidates. Here is a link to the 2019-2020 Council members.

If you have any questions about the election or have issues receiving your ballot, please contact the Academy.

XUpdate: Changes have been approved by the membership and have been sent to the Ohio State Medical Association for ratification.

The Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Council is proposing changes to the Code of Regulations that governs the workings of the Academy. The current version was adopted in 2012. It is customary for the Council to review and update the Code periodically.

The Code of Regulations may be amended by two-thirds (2/3) affirmative vote of the Active Academy members in good standing who vote. Voting is being conducted via email. Active members, for whom the Academy has an email address, have been sent an email and link to vote on the changes. If you have any questions, contact Executive Director Natalie Peterson. To be counted, responses must be received by noon on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

Click here to view all the suggested changes. Strike-through copy will be removed from the document and copy in red will be added.

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