NAM News - September 15, 2022
In This Issue

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day: NAM is focusing on physician well-being through PROSPER.

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day (#NPSADay) is September 17. We can all help prevent physician burnout and suicide by learning the signs, starting the conversations, understanding the underlying barriers and sharing the resources that can help those in distress seek mental health care.
Click here for suicide prevention and wellbeing events in September and October.

Join Us for Our Resident and Student Social on September 20!

Practicing and Retired Members - This is a great opportunity for practicing and retired members to spend just 30 minutes to encourage and mentor the next generation of physicians.
Medical Students and Residents - Do you want to learn how to get involved in organized medicine, from the local to the national level? Or, do you just want to know more about the Nashville Academy of Medicine (NAM) and free membership in NAM and TMA for medical students and residents?
Join NAM and medical students, residents and fellow leaders from Nashville for all of the above, drinks and light hors d’oeuvres on Tuesday, September 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Thank you to our host and Presenting Sponsor – Kenect Nashville! We will be gathering on their beautiful, private outdoor amenity deck with sunset views. 
Register Here for September 20 Social

Women in Medicine Month: TWM Event on September 28.

September is Women in Medicine Month! From clinics to classrooms, female physicians, residents, and medical students lead with purpose and inspire those around them every day. NAM is thankful for all of the strong female leaders we have in our membership, on our board and in leaderhip positions in NAM and TMA.
During this Women in Medicine Month, Tennessee Women in Medicine invites female members of NAM to their meeting at the NAM office on Wednesday, September 28. Click here or on the image below to register.
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Burke Financial Group, LLC
Board of Directors:
  • Nicole Schlechter, MD - 
    Board Chair
  • Gregg Shepard, MD -
  • Michael Beckham, MD President-Elect
  • Laura Lawson, MD
  • Christin Giordano McAuliffe, MD 
  • George "Trey" Lee, MD
  • Matthew Pollard, MD
  • James Powers, MD  
  • Adrian Rodriguez, MD
  • M. Kevin Smith, MD
  • Duane Smoot, MD
  • Carl Willis, MD

Contact Us:
General Inquiries
Phone: (615) 712-6236  
Project Access Nashville 
Specialty Care
Phone: (615) 712-6237
Rebecca Leslie, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Nikki Ringenberg, MPA
Senior Director

Taylor Crawford, MPH
Director of Strategic Projects
and Operations

Anastacia Volz
Executive Director of Project Access
Nashville Specialty Care

Erica Brahan
Assistant Director of Project Access
Nashville Specialty Care
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