May 1, 2013
Annual Nevola Symposium
We are pleased to announce the theme of the 27th Annual Nevola Symposium is "Spirituality in End-of-Life Care: What matters most?". The Nevola Symposium will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in the Cotter Union building at Colby College, Waterville, Maine.
Click here to see the conference brochure and download the registration form.
April 11, 2013
CDC'S Genomics and Health Impact Blog
Greg Feero, MD, PhD is guest blogger at the CDC's blog devoted to discussing best practices and questions about the role of genomics in disease prevention, health promotion and healthcare. Click to read his post Walking Before Running: Genomic Medicine 10 Years After the Human Genome Project
April 11, 2013
Alane O’Connor, DNP, publishes ground breaking research on gender roles in NAS.
MDFMR’s Dr. O’Connor is lead author of “Are there gender related differences in neonatal abstinence syndrome following exposure to buprenorphine during pregnancy?” which is online in print, ahead of publication in the Journal of Perinatal Medicine. Dr. O’Connor notes “The variables that contribute to the expression of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) following exposure to buprenorphine during pregnancy are not well understood. We are the first to report that infant gender may play an important role. Specifically, when compared to female infants, male infants experience a more severe NAS and are more likely to require pharmacologic treatment.”
April 10, 2013
MDFMR's Research Director is Editor of JAMA Theme Issue on Genomics
"This genomics theme issue celebrates recent remarkable advances made possible by one of the greatest biological research projects ever conducted.” writes Dr. Greg Feero in his editorial Genomics in Medicine: Maturation, but Not Maturity. This issue reflects the expanding research of genomics in medicine. Click here to visit JAMA.
April 3, 2013
MDFMR’s Clinical Director at MQC Conference
MDFMR’s Director of Clinical Medicine Stephanie Calkins, MD, is featured in Maine Quality Counts Conference. video Achieving the Triple Aim in Maine, which premiered at MQC’s 10th annual conference. She also presentated a workshop on the Transformation at the Practice Level - Enhancing the skills and role of a Medical Assistant on the health care team. Dr. Calkins’ practice, Four Seasons Family Practice, is one of the leading practices in Maine’s Patient Centered Medical Home Pilot Program.
March 26, 2013
MDFMR Faculty Chairs IOM Conference
Dr. Greg Feero chaired the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies’ July workshop on The Economics of Genomic Medicine. The workshop summary released on March 26th is available here.
Match Day News!
Welcome to our Class of 2016! We are pleased to announce that we have matched all positions requested through the match. Pictures and biographies of our Class of 2016 are posted here.
AOA Match Day News!
We are pleased to announce that we have matched three positions requested through the osteopathic match. We await the allopathic match results to complete our Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Class of 2016. More news later! For now: pictures and biographies of our first three members of our class of 2016 are posted here.