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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.

letterThe Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Council has sent a letter to Governor Mike De Wine and (former) Director of Health Amy Acton, MD, supporting their efforts during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
The letter expressed the local medical community’s backing of attempts to keep Ohioans healthy and offered the Academy’s assistance in continuing these endeavors. It also acknowledged the professional and personal stress that resulted from these efforts.

BW bagRegistration is open for the Academy's 2nd Annual Golf Outing to be held Monday, September 28, at Maketewah Country Club. [PLEASE NOTE: The outing was rescheduled from the original date of June 15 because of the COVID-19 situation and the uncertainty surrounding it.]
Get your foursome together and sign up now. 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:

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learn mouseThe Academy’s Telehealth 101 Webinar is availalble to all area physicians. Designed to help Cincinnati-area physicians improve the quality of telehealth services, the 45-minute webinar featured a primer on telehealth and information on coding/billing.
Weren't able to attend or forgot to register? Here are links to the event:
• Recording: Telehealth Webinar 101 presented by The Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati
• Slide deck: Telehealth Webinar 101

Once you have completed the webinar, we invite you to take a short survey to help us plan future educational events.

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