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Join or Renew by May 31 and Save Big on Your 2019 Dues!

Full active physicians pay only $100 (regularly $220), physicians in limited practice—less than 20 hours per week— pay only $55 (regularly $121), physicians in their first year of practice pay $50 (regularly $110), and physician assistants pay only $30 (regularly $75). Receive all the benefits of membership and pay a fraction of the price! This special offer is applicable to your CCMS dues only and does not apply to WSMA dues. The WSMA collects dues on behalf of the CCMS and you can join or renew by phone using a MasterCard or Visa and calling the WSMA at 206-441-9762. Membership staff is waiting to personally assist you with your renewal or your new enrollment.

If you would also like to renew/join with WSMA,
Click here to join both CCMS and WSMA today!

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Clark County Medical Society 2019 Annual Meeting

Thank you for attending our Annual Meeting!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on April 19 for our 2019 Annual Meeting at Heathman Lodge. We are appreciative of our speakers, Dr. Roberts and Dr. Melnick, for sharing their expertise with us. If you weren’t able to make it, their presentations are available below.

Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring
Dr. Alden Roberts

Dr. Alden Roberts, citizen of Clark County and the Chair of the Medical Commission, will review the 2017 legislation that required the creation of new opioid prescribing and monitoring rules and discuss its implications as relevant to Clark County. He will give a brief presentation on what changes to be aware of, best practices for incorporating the rules into your daily practice and how the Medical Commission handles allegations of improper prescribing. There will be an extended Q&A session to address the questions that are most pertinent to Clark County clinicians.

Additional information is available to download here:

Changes to Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring
Opioid Changes Booklet
Opioid Prescribing General Provisions

Clark County Public Health Measles Outbreak Response
Dr. Alan Melnick

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Public Health Director/Health Officer will describe the public health response to the 2019 measles outbreak. The presentation will include a summary of the cases, including the population affected, a description of surveillance and response activities, including case finding, case investigation, surveillance and control measures, as well as the cost of the response and challenges, including the public health response to misinformation spread on social media.

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Clark County Medical Society 2018 Annual Meeting

Thank you to all who attended!

Friday, April 20, 2018

The Heathman Lodge

7801 NE Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662

CCMS 2018 Annual Meeting included a hosted reception, a Washington Legislative and Regulatory Update from Katie Kolan, the Washington State Medical Association’s (WSMA) Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, plus additional speakers TBA, followed by dinner.

What Just Happened in Washington?!
Katie Kolan, JD

In terms of legislative advocacy, if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu! Katie will review legislative and regulatory changes and happenings relevant to the Clark County Medical Society community. With the 2018 legislative session completed, she will give CCMS members a sense of what major (and minor!) changes can be expected.

Bio: As WSMA’s Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Katie’s primary responsibility is advancing the association’s legislative and regulatory agenda. In addition to those responsibilities, Katie assists with legal and policy analysis and research on a wide variety of health law and policy issues impacting physicians, physician assistants and the delivery of and access to care.

 

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