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July 2017 BULLETIN

Opinion

Editorial …………………………. 246
Follow the money
Deval (Reshma) Paranjpe, MD, FACS

Editorial …………………………. 248
What will you get for your nickel?
Gregory B. Patrick, MD, FACP, FCCP

Departments

Society News …………………. 250
• ACP, ACMS plan MOC program
• Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society
• Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division
ACMS Alliance News ……… 253
Activities & Accolades …… 254
In Memoriam ………………….. 254
• Leonard A. Stept, MD
Classifieds …………………….. 267

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June BULLETIN Available

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Opinion
Editorial …………………………. 210
The troglodytes
Deval (Reshma) Paranjpe, MD, FACS

Editorial …………………………. 212
Health care and a doctor’s dilemma
Brahma Sharma, MD, FACC

Editorial …………………………. 214
Of myths and the scientific method
John Kokales, MD

Perspective ……………………. 216
The decline of medical expertise
Anna Evans Phillips, MD

Perspective ……………………. 218
Closing the gap in math and science
William Simmons, MD

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2017-2018 Pitt Panther and Steeler Football Parking

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    • Parking permits are presold on a ‘first come’ basis.
    • Parking availability for games is guaranteed for permit holders.
    • Passes will be mailed to you at your designated address.
    • Parking passes are non-refundable.
    • Keep your passes safe – No duplicates will be issued.
    • Parking will be supervised by a commercial operator and passes will be collected at each game.
    • If you have any questions, contact the Society at 412-321-5030.

    Please note:  Parking spaces for Pitt Football games are located in the lot at corner of Brighton and Western Avenues.  

 

 

 

 

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2017 ACMS Bulletin Photo Contest

2016 Winner

The 2017 Photo Contest will be held completely online. Please note instructions for
participation below:
1. Email your VERTICAL jpg photos with a resolution of 300 dpi or higher to bulletin-contest@acms.org. Photos should be 8”W x 10”H but can be resized if the resolution is high enough.
2. You must be an ACMS member physician to submit photos. Voting will take place on the ACMS website, www.acms.org.
3. Include the name of the photo (please keep file names short) as well as your name, specialty, address and phone number in the email.
4. You will receive verification that your photo has been received and is eligible to be entered in the contest.
a) Horizontal photos will not be considered.
b) Photos with low resolution will not be considered.
c) Panoramic shots or photos featuring specifically identifiable individuals/ relatives will not be considered.
5. The deadline for submission is Friday, September 1, 2017. Voting will open after this date.
6. Participants are permitted to submit three photos but are limited to two winning entries.
7. Voting will close Friday, October 6, 2017. Voters should vote for 12 photos.
8. Winners will be announced on the ACMS website, in the Bulletin and via email. The 1st-place winner’s photo will appear on the January 2018 cover; the remaining winning photos will appear on Bulletin covers throughout the year.
9. Please continue to check the ACMS website and future issues of the Bulletin for further updates and reminders.
10. If you have any questions, please call Bulletin Managing Editor Meagan Sable at
(412) 321-5030, ext. 105, or email msable@acms.org.

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Allegheny County Medical Society
713 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
412-321-5030  FAX 412-321-5323