Health Recommendations & Considerations for Arrivals from Afghanistan
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released information about how providers can best care for newly arriving Afghan evacuees. Currently, evacuees are encouraged to accept US government assistance and travel to a Safe Haven location in the US, however, there are some instances where they may not have gone to a Safe Haven before arriving at their final destination. The below is for clinicians seeing Afghan evacuees who did not complete a screening at a Safe Haven military base.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has made available a continuing education course on tickborne diseases, including Lyme Disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. This opportunity is FREE. For more information, please click here.
Did you know?
The GLMS Physician Wellness Program is available to all GLMS members. This was designed as a safe-harbor for physicians to address normal life difficulties and physician burnout in a confidential, professional environment. We offer free, confidential counseling for members with no insurance billed. Call Raskin & Associates at 502-394-9990 to set up your confidential appointment.
GLMS has launched a texting service!
As your local membership organization, we want to keep you up-to-date with what’s going on within GLMS and our community.
If you would like us to text you with announcements, emergency alerts or upcoming opportunities, please text the word “GLMS” to 833-509-1891.
If you would like to receive updates regarding physician wellness, wellness life hacks and events, please text the word “Wellness” to 833-509-1891
Note standard text messaging rates may apply.
CATO Senior Physician’s Group Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 12 p.m. via Zoom
Carolyn Furdek is West Point Academy and Bellarmine University Graduate, NCAA champion swimmer, 4-time ironman athlete, and a 3-tour combat veteran. Her presentation of overcoming mental illness is poignant, humorous and riveting. She is the author of the book “Locked-In”, a story of her personal struggle.
The future of medicine is bright, thanks to strong leaders and leaders in training. This issue of Louisville Medicine highlights some of the incredible work our ULSOM medical students are doing to not only become future physicians, but also leaders within their field and our community.
Louisville Medicine Themes for 2021-22
We are always looking for new authors for Louisville Medicine! If you’d like to write on any of the below themes, please contact Kathryn Vance email@example.com.
January 2022 - Mental Health
February 2022 - Multigenerational medical families
March 2022 - Maternal fetal health
April 2022 - Artificial intelligence
This month’s Dr. Who highlights Dr. Siraj Siddiqi, an internal medicine physician with Baptist Health LaGrange Family Medicine. Dr. Siddiqi values relationships and human connection above all else and believes that spending just a few extra minutes with a patient can make all the difference. “If you answer all their questions, and you don’t rush them, then they’re satisfied. They trust you with their life. You have to make sure you do them justice.”
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