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2014-02-11 23:27:02

Do you know an individual, organization or community making a positive difference in emergency preparedness and disaster health care response? Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM®) is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Service Award. The award honors deserving individuals, organizations and communities positively affecting public health care in the disaster life cycle of preparation, planning, response and recovery....

2013-12-07 23:03:15

AAPS Foundation web site is designed to provide education to healthcare professionals and the public in the areas of health and medicine. Complimentary monograph, entitled, “A Short Guide to the Specialty Certification of Physicians, is available online. Tampa, Fla (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 The American Association of Physician Specialists (AAPS) Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, recently announced the launch of a new web site devoted to supporting education and...

2013-09-30 23:27:49

New research in Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, WADEM's peer-reviewed journal, concludes that force-feeding prisoners violates medical ethics and amounts to torture. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Physicians and other licensed health professionals are force-feeding hunger strikers held prisoner at the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay (GTMO), Cuba. These health professionals are violating the medical ethics they swore to uphold and are complicit in torture, according to the authors of an...

2013-01-08 10:08:40

Physicians have ethical duty to prepare to meet demands of care for disaster victims, writes SMJ editor-in-chief Surveys suggest that while most US physicians are willing to play a role in responding to natural and man-made disasters, most do not feel adequately prepared to fulfill that role. Toward helping physicians and health care systems understand and fulfill their obligation to provide medical care in disasters, the January Southern Medical Journal is a special issue on disaster...

2012-07-04 23:01:54

Two organizations are recognized for the role they play in the disaster life cycle — preparation, planning, response and recovery. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Colorado Emergency Preparedness Partnership (CEPP) and NYC Medics were honored by the American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM) with its Distinguished Service Award. The awards were presented recently at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. in Marina del Rey,...

2012-04-16 23:00:46

AADM Award Recognizes Contributions to Public Health in Disaster Planning and Response Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 The American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM) is issuing a final call for nominations for the Distinguished Service Award, which honors deserving individuals, organizations and communities positively affecting public health care in the disaster life cycle -- preparation, planning, response and recovery. Do you know an individual, organization or community making a...

2012-02-18 08:00:00

Nominations for the 2012 Distinguished Disaster Medicine Service Award are now being accepted by the American Academy of Disaster Medicine. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2012 The American Academy of Disaster Medicine® (AADM®) is seeking nominations for the second annual Distinguished Service Award, honoring deserving individuals, organizations and communities positively affecting public health care in the disaster life cycle — preparation, planning, response and recovery. Do...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

As partner with the National Rural Health Association, the American Board of Physician Specialties is committed to providing leadership on rural physician workforce issues. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 The American Board of Physician Specialties® (ABPS) is proud to announce the renewal of its Gold Partnership with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) for 2012. The foundation of ABPS is placing patients first by meeting the board certification needs of rural physicians....

2011-12-09 08:00:00

Physicians can learn about preparing for disasters, both natural and man-made, by reading the current issue of the American Journal of Clinical Medicine. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Disaster medicine is the featured medical specialty in the recently released Fall 2011 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Medicine© (AJCM©). Included in the current issue are expert presentations based on the proceedings of the 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Association...


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