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MSD Annual Meeting Wrap Up
MSD provided another successful Annual Meeting schedule of events last week, concluding on Saturday November 5th with the OBVIOUS 5k Run/Walk and Health Fair in the morning at Rockford Park in Wilmington and the Inaugural Reception in the evening at the Smyrna Opera House. MSD has prepared the full report of the business conducted, as well as producing a video to capture the moments from the Council Meeting and Inaugural Reception. Congratulations to the 2023 newly elected officers, the 50-Year Medical Service Awardees, the COVID-19 Honorees, and Distinguished Service, President's, Young Physician, and Special Recognition award recipients! 

View the Annual Meeting Full Report
Presidential Address to Council
Incoming President Address to Council
View the Annual Meeting Picture Video
View the OBVIOUS 5k Run/Walk and Health Fair Video 

Medical Society of Delaware/
Delaware Medical Education Foundation
Receive Unprecedented Grant
Major Investment in Primary Care
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware’s BluePrints for the Community has awarded an initial $1 million grant to the Delaware Medical Education Foundation (DMEF), one of the Medical Society of Delaware's two charitable foundations, establishing a Primary Care Investment Initiative (PCII). “Investing in Delaware’s health workforce has long been a priority of BluePrints for the Community,” said Nick Moriello, President of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware. “We are proud to support the Delaware Medical Education Foundation’s efforts to provide primary care providers with resources to improve sustainability, efficiency and ultimately health outcomes.” Read More.


Serving Delawareans in Need for Two Decades

The Medical Society of Delaware (MSD) has renewed the contract with the Division of Public Health (DPH) to continue the Voluntary Initiative Program (VIP) into the fiscal year 2022. June 11, 2021, marks the 20th consecutive year that MSD has proudly served the community in this capacity.  Read more


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OPEN NOTES: OPEN CONVERSATIONS?
“I don’t like being called, chunky!” “What does it mean when you wrote ‘f/u in 3 months’?!!!” That is not the way a doctor should talk about a patient! How rude!” “There are many things in my chart that are wrong!” These are actual comments by patients about information written in their charts.

FULL CIRCLE ENGAGEMENT
(IS IT REALLY WICKED?)
A chill is in the air, the leaves are starting to fall, and pumpkins dot the landscape. Fall is here and a time for reflection. For some, a time of melancholy, for others a sense that better things are coming. A time for all of us to reflect on the past months of the year and think about how we can improve, both ourselves and our relationships with each other. Read More. 
OUR PATIENTS' MENTAL HEALTH: STILL FAR FROM BEGING TREATED
Mental Health - Part I 
“I’m having a lot of pain and need my medication more frequently!” “I’ve been a caregiver for years. Now who is going to care for me?” “I can’t sleep…I’m so anxious and upset.” These are just some of the comments I heard from patients in recent weeks when I was on the hospital inpatient service. Read More.

AT THE TABLE 
Picture this….row after row of representatives from all the states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. In addition are representatives from a number of national medical societies, specialty groups, territories, and federal service organizations. All in all, a total of almost 700 representatives comprise the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates (HOD).1. Read More.


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OBVIOUS 5k Walk/Run Event  

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