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pic bskt 2Academy members and their guests are invited to a Picnic Dinner and Wine Pairing on May 21, 2019, from 6:00–8:00 p.m. at Seasons Retirement Community. After the success of the inaugural dinner and wine pairing in January, Seasons Retirement Community is excited to be hosting a second event.

Enjoy an elegant picnic (NEW – see the menu here) provided by Executive Chef Dennis Glosser. Each of Chef’s courses will be paired with a specially chosen wine from Z Place for Wine and Cheese. There is no charge to attend for Academy members and their guests. As with the last event, there will be a door prize raffle in which all attendees are entered. New to this event — there will be bottles to purchase after dinner, should you find one you can’t go home without!

Seasons is located at 7300 Dearwester Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45236. Reservations required. Please RSVP to Elizabeth Bangel-Stehlin: call/text 513-846-9524 or email her.

thank you 3The Academy is excited to announce its sponsors (to date) for the upcoming June 10 Golf Outing! Thank you for your support.

  • Golf Cart Sponsor – UC College of Medicine and UC Health
  • Golf Ball Sponsor – PBSI Technology Solutions
  • Closest to the Pin Sponsor – James Investment Research, Inc.
  • Longest Drive – TriHealth
  • Lunch Sponsors – Biomed Specialty Pharmacy and Intersect ENT
  • Appetizer/Award Ceremony Sponsors – Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and Seasons Retirement Community
  • Hole Sponsors – Arthrex, Bernstein Allergy Group and Bernstein Clinical Research Center; Bioworks/BERG; DeBra-Kuempel; Diversified Brokerage Specialists; Carol Egner, MD; Fifth Third Bank; ForTec Medical Inc.; Johnson Investment Counsel; Love Ohio Living Team; Meridian Health Plan; ProScan Imaging, and 7 Hills Surgical.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Sponsors are also welcome to play in the event. Online registration is available for both sponsors and players. Sign up today. Don’t miss out on the early bird (register by April 15) discount for golfers.

bball diamondThe Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati is hosting a Group Outing to see the Cincinnati Reds take on the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, August 11. Academy members, their families, and guests will come together for a fun-filled day at Great American Ballpark to enjoy one of Cincinnati’s favorite traditions … a Cincinnati Reds game. Our group will have a private area in the Ole Smoky Party Barn along with a picnic buffet and reserved field level seats. Download ticket order form. This has historically been one of the Academy’s most popular social events of the year.

The Academy is also accepting sponsors for the event. Click here for more details.

golf courseThe Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati invites its members to participate in a new social activity, the 2019 Golf Outing.

The event — to be held Monday, June 10, at Maketewah Country Club — is open to AMC members, their guests, all area health care professionals, and others interested in supporting the Academy and its mission. It features an 18-hole scramble format with a shotgun start scheduled for 10 a.m. Golfers will enjoy lunch, beverages, an appetizer and awards ceremony following play, and prizes.

Make plans now to attend. Invite your friends and colleagues for a day of friendly play and socializing. This is great opportunity to meet physicians from all specialties and health systems throughout the Greater Cincinnati area.


Register online.

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RouanGreg2016 200The Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati has grown and developed over the past several years following the implementation of a strategic plan that allowed us to tactically add value and address the needs of our membership. This was a result of the dedication of our staff and physician leaders.
In 2011, Dr. Tom Maynard reached out to me asking whether I would be interested in learning about the Academy. I owe him a debt of gratitude, as my experience with the Academy has been a journey that has been extremely rewarding personally and professionally. I have served on Council since 2012 and was privileged to be president in 2017-2018.
With the help of past presidents including Drs. Andy Markowitz and Raj Minhas along with our current president and president-elect, Drs. Carol Egner and Matt Hardin, your Council leadership has been and is now extremely well positioned to add value for you, our members. Very importantly we were able to recruit an absolutely remarkable executive director, Natalie Peterson. She helped to reinvigorate and innovate the operations model and budget of the Academy in collaboration with our longstanding and devoted staff Pam Fairbanks and Nancy Coomer.
Academy membership is increasing for the first time in over a decade. Finances are now on solid footing with a balanced budget, also for the first time in over a decade or more. The Annual Meeting attendance is at an all-time high for the past two consecutive years, and margins associated with the event are also positive. We remain active and aligned with the OSMA and participate in PAC activities at least at the state level. Recent social events, including the spring Keeneland trip and summer Cincinnati Reds baseball outing, have been consistently sold out. The Academy is involved with and helps lead the Cincinnati Coalition for Physician Wellness throughout our southwest Ohio region. This is an example of a best practice that is now being mirrored throughout the state of Ohio. Finally, Dr. Haleem Chaudhary, one of our Council members, is leading the effort for our first annual Academy golf outing at Maketewah Country Club on June 10, 2019. Please save the date for that event.
Sadly we lost one of most devoted members and friends this past year, Dr. Marvin Rorick. We recognized his contributions to the Academy with the distinguished service award at our annual meeting this fall. His family attended and were most grateful. His wife spoke at the event.
We want to hear from you. Your leadership not only has fiduciary responsibility for the organization, but a duty to be responsive to your needs. We have expanded our Council to include resident representatives from health systems throughout the city. It is a priority that all of our constituents are represented on the Council, with diversity as a prime component. Please consider becoming active in the Academy and do reach out to Natalie Peterson via email ( or by phone (513-421-7010, ext. 333). Also please think about reaching out to your colleagues and asking them to consider membership in the Academy, as Tom Maynard did for me in 2011.

—Gregory Rouan, MD, Immediate Past President