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thank you 3The Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Foundation is currently conducting a special appeal to sustain its efforts to award grants for education and training for health care professionals, which is one of the Foundation’s specific purposes. A contribution to this appeal will assist the Academy in expanding educational programs for physicians and support the Foundation’s medical student scholarship that is awarded annually.
A special appeal letter was sent to all current Academy members. Please consider supporting this cause. Remember that your gift is tax deductible. Click here for a donor card. Thank you in advance for your support.

Reminder - 2020 Academy dues invoices have been mailed to all current members. Renew now ... your continued membership allows the Academy to remain a strong, effective voice for physicians in Greater Cincinnati.
Enhanced member benefits package includes discounts at car dealerships, restaurants, arts & entertainment venues, jewelers, realtors, and more. Use your benefits and recoup your dues investment. Review the benefits list under the Membership tab.
Members receive regular publications, i.e., News Briefs via email and Cincinnati Medicine Digest via regular mail to keep you up-to-date on activities relating to Academy initiatives including physician wellness, social events, and educational offerings.
Upcoming events include the Annual Meeting on October 3 and the MadTree Social Event/Educational Program on Contract Negotiation on November 7.
Don't let you membership lapse. Convenient payment plans available to suit your needs. Email Natalie Peterson or call 513-484-0156 with any questions. 2020 dues are payable by December 31, 2019.

arrow cashThe Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati is hosting its 163rd Annual Meeting on October 3 and is currently soliciting sponsors for the event - Platinum ($3,000), Gold ($2,000), Silver ($1,500), Bronze ($750), VIP Table ($800), and Supporter ($500) levels are available for the Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration. The event will be held at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. Click to download the sponsor brochure or check out the online registry.
Installation of the 2019-2020 Council
During the meeting, Matthew Hardin, MD, will be sworn in as President, along with the other 2019-2020 Councilors. They are: President-elect E. Wyman Morriss, MD, and Councilors Barry Brook, MD; Haleem Chaudhary, MD; Joseph Cheng, MD; Lisa Haglund, MD; Anne Like, MD; Becky McGilligan, MD; Ronald Merkel, MD; Adam Miller, MD; Chris Paprzycki, MD; and Michael Schoech, MD. The Council, at its November meeting, will elect the secretary and treasurer.
50-Year Physicians
In addition, physicians practicing medicine for 50 years will be honored. The 2019 50-Year honorees are: Alfonso E. Barnes, MD; Lee F. Burroughs, MD; David F. Drake, MD; Edward R. Elicker, MD; Melvin S. Gale, MD; Howard Z. Gelbart, MD; John A. Halpin, MD; Bernard L. Hertzman, MD; Martin Harvey Loon, MD; Walter E. Matern, MD; William B. Monnig, MD; Rudolph J. Moreira, MD; Richard G. Santangelo, MD; Set Shahbabian, MD; and Michael R. Smith, MD.
Foundation Award
Also, the Academy Foundation will present this year's scholarship to 4th Year University of Cincinnati College of Medicine medical student Kate Meizlich
Partner with the Academy
We invite you to partner with the Academy by supporting this year's program. Additionally, if you know of someone else who might be interested in sponsorship, please share this information or contact Natalie Peterson, and she will follow up with him or her.
Thanks to our sponsors to date:
Platinum Level - TriHealth
Silver Level - Seasons Retirement Community; Diversified Brokerage Specialists; The Doctors Foundation; The Jewish Hospital-Mercy Health; and Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Bronze Level - Rx Integrative Solutions; Aerin Medical; Favorite Healthcare Staffing; ScrogginsGrear; and Johnson Asset Management
Supporters - The Urology Group and BRG Realty Group
VIP Table - UC College of Medicine
And, please save the date - October 3 - and make plans to attend!

Drake DanielThe Academy Foundation is currently accepting nominations for its Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award, which honors living physicians who give generously of themselves to their patients and/or community and who demonstrate selfless dedication to others. The prestigious award will be presented during the Academy's Annual meeting planned for October 3.

Nominations are due by August 15. For more information on the Daniel Drake Humanitarian Award, send an email or call 513-421-7010, ext. 307.

logo 2Join us for a day of fun and excitement as the hometown Cincinnati Reds take on the Chicago Cubs when the Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati hosts its 2019 Reds Group Outing on Sunday, August 11. Game time is 1:10 p.m. at Great American Ball Park.

Your group ticket includes:
• Field Level Box Seat
• All-inclusive ballpark buffet (sandwiches, sides, ballpark snacks)
• Two beers per person; unlimited Coke products and water (food/beverages available one hour before game time and replenished until the end of the fifth inning)
• Private dining area - Ole Smoky Party Barn (TV monitors; under cover; located in the right field Riverview Section near the Fan Zone which features interactive games for adults and children)

Ticket prices (limited number of tickets available - first come, first served.) This is an exceptional value for the cost.
• Academy members and their guests: $40.00 each
• Non-member physicians/others: $50.00 each
To order, complete this form and return with payment. Deadline to order is July 29.

Get a group together and make plans now to attend. This is a great event for families, office staff, and friends.

Thanks to our Home Run Level Sponsor - Seasons Retirement Community. Sponsors are still being accepted. Click here for Sponsorship information.