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September 2020

9/18/20 - A conversation with women in medicine; Election 2020: David Leland | District 22, Laura Lanese |District 23, & Allison Russo | District 24; Voting Information for 2020 Election; 8 Questions with Dr. Anne Worth

9/11/20 - Get to Know the Columbus Medical Association Foundation; Childhood Cancer Awareness | A YAC Student Blog; Election 2020: Richard Brown | District 20 & Beth Liston | District 21; 8 Questions with Dr. Rupa Shah

9/3/20 - Election 2020: Kristin Boggs | District 18 & Mary Lightbody | District 19; Eight Questions with Dr. Daniel Eiferman; Business of Medicine: BWC to Vote on Proposed 1.5 Billion Dividend for Ohio EmployersVIRTUAL EVENT: Advocating For Health: Legislative Training for Physicians

August 2020

8/28/20 - Update from Dr. Falcone with Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff; Culinary Medicine Event Recap - A New (and Tasty) CMA Community; Election 2020: Rep Adam Miller | District 17

8/21/20 - COVID-19 Back to School | Dr. Nick Kman; Update from Dr. Falcone with Isi Green; Deployment of a Shared Alternative Care Site During the COVID-19 Pandemic | Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS

8/14/20 - Major U.S. Health Insurers Report Big Profits, Benefiting From the Pandemic | New York Times

8/7/20 - Combatting Racism in Pediatric Trauma Care; Central Ohio Trauma System Welcomes 12 New Hospital/FSED Members; RSVP: Upcoming Events at the CMA

January - July 2020

7/31/20 - Policy & Politics Update - Ohio House Leadership; RSVP to our Virtual Practice Manager Meetup about Returning to Practice - COVID Issues to Consider; Save the Date: Evening of Culinary Medicine - Nourishment for the Soul and Body

7/24/20 - Update from Dr. Robert Falcone with Dr. Andrew Thomas; Listen, Learn, Lead: Join OSU Resident Physicians in Combating Racism; Telehealth: Making Reimbursement & Regulatory Changes Permanent

7/17/20 - Physician Well-Being; Policy & Politics: OSMA-PAC Candidate Endorsements; Come to a Virtual Physician Leadership Academy Info Session

7/10/20 - COVID-19 Fact and Fiction with Dr. Nick Kman; July 9th - Franklin County off the Watch List for Level 4 (purple) Public Emergency

7/3/20 - Wear a Mask - A Message from Dr. Falcone; COVID Shedding Light on the Injustices of Youth Incarceration; Policy & Politics - CMA Policy Update; Be Smart, Not Fearful

6/26/20 - Advocacy Update; Do No Harm: It’s Time to Ban LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy in Ohio; CMA Physicians Interview Legislative Candidates

6/19/20 - Dr. Nick Kman | Keeping Summer and Sports Safe; Update from Dr. Falcone with the Leaders of the Central Ohio Transfer Center; Thank You Dr. Acton | A Letter From the CMA Board of Directors

6/12/20 - CMA in the News: Chemical Irritants Have Adverse Health Risks and Exacerbates the Spread of Coronavirus; Post COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown ATLS Training at COTS; Dr. A. Mehran Mostafavifar's Testimony Against House Bill 381 (Stand Your Ground)

6/5/20 - Racism is a Public Health Crisis; President's Message with Dr. Beth Liston; Update from Dr. Robert Falcone with Dr. John Weigand

5/29/20 - Update from Dr. Robert Falcone with COPC's Dr. Bill Wulf | May 29, 2020; President's Message with Dr. Beth Liston; How the Physician Leadership Academy Prepared Me For These Uncertain Times

5/22/20 - Update from Dr. Robert Falcone with the Steubenville's Trinity Health System; PLA Graduate Impact Statement; The Youth Advisory Council is Looking for New Members

5/15/20 - Conversation with CMAF President Dr. Marc Parnes; Racism and its Impact on Health; President's Message

5/13/20 - President's Message

5/8/20 - Update from Dr. Robert Falcone with Adena Health System CEO & CCO; Advocacy Update with Malcolm Porter; Sign up for the Physicians Leadership Academy June Information Session

5/1/20 - Update from Dr. Robert Falcone with the Columbus Adult Hospital CMOs; Sign up for the Physicians Leadership Academy Virtual Information Session; CareWorks: Unemployment and Workers’ Comp Presentation; and more

4/24/20 (Update from Dr. Robert Falcone with Dr. Andrew Thomas; Dr. Nick Kman | COVID-19 Update and Other Emergencies; Dr. Anita Somani Dispatch Opinion Article | Patients’ concerns grow along with COVID-19; and more

4/17/20  (Update from CMA CEO Dr. Robert Falcone | April 17, 2020; Society Groundhog Day Amidst a Prolonged Pandemic; Thank You to Our Central Ohio Medical Community; Social Media Connects Our Local Physician Community)

(Update from CMA CEO Dr. Robert Falcone; Letter to Congress about the CARES Act & Physician Support; Update from CMA CEO Dr. Robert Falcone; Letter to Congress about the CARES Act & Physician Support; CARES Act Webinar from Our Endorsed Partner Oswald; How to Temporarily Close Your Practice)

4/3/20 (Quarantine & Protecting your Family with Dr. Nick Kman; Central Ohio Trauma System Hospital Surge Plan Update with Dr. Robert Falcone; Webinar: Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic; Columbus Medical Association Foundation Donates $10,000 to Columbus Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund)


3/27/20 (Connect with your Central Ohio Physician Community through the CMA Loop; In Case You Missed It: CMA's Virtual Panel on COVID-19; Messages From Our Sponsors Regarding COVID-19)

3/20/20 - (COVID-19 Webinar; More COVID-19 Information & Resources)

3/13/20 - President's Message

3/6/20 - Quarterly Advocacy Update


2/28/20 - President's Message

2/21/20 (Dates to Remember; PLA Testimonial - Bonnie Pugh, MD; Volunteer for the COTS Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attack Exersize; PCC Diaper Drive)

2/14/20 (COTS Hosts Active Aggressor Event Training to Coalition Members; Is Medicare for All the Answer? Dr. Ean Bett Speaks at OSU Event; Apply today for the Physicians Leadership Academy)

2/7/20 - (Let's Do More to Make Change for Women in Medicine; Practice Manager Luncheon Dates - Sign Up Today!)

1/31/20 (Women in Medicine Meetup; PLA Continues Education and Community Connection with Narrative Medicine Alumni Class: Welcome New Members, more...)

1/24/20 - President's Page

1/10/20 - State Can Do More To Reduce Gun Violence: Dr. Mostafavifar's Letter to the Editor; Central Ohio Trauma System on NBC4; PCC Executive Director, Isi Green, Welcomed on the NAFC Board and more....)

1/3/20 - We're all about community.


September 2019

9/20/19 - President's Message

9/13/19 - (Preparing for the worst, to keep Franklin County Safe; Upcoming Emerging Trends in Healthcare Program; Move the Needle Challenge)

9/6/19 - (When All Else Fails, Pitch a Tent; Exercise Can Make Your Body Feel (Maybe) Actually Make it Younger; Stayin' Alive: CPR/AED Training at the Columbus Medical Association)

August 2019

8/30/19 - (Let's "Move the Needle" on Flu Vaccination in Ohio; Don’t Feed the Trolls and Other Helpful Social Media Tips for Practice Managers; Central Ohio Trauma System Welcomes New Board President)

8/23/19 -President's Message

8/16/19 - Changing Minds Starts With "Why?": Ways to Address Common Concerns with Immunization; Pump Breaks & Online Support: Breastfeeding Tips For Doctors; PCC Director Isi Green Interviewed on Columbus Leadership Podcast)

8/9/2019  (Back to School: Now’s the Time to Review Vaccines with Kids and Adults; Congratulations! Columbus Monthly's Top Doctors; Mark Your Calendars)

8/2/19 - Firearm Deaths, We Can Do Better!; Vaccine Advocacy from All Physicians is Vital; RSVP Now for August's Practice Managers Luncheon)

July 2019

7/29/19 - President's Message

7/19/19 - (Improve Your Practice with MOC Part IV at the CMA; Support Physicians CareConnection and Register for the 5K Fun Run; Let's Connect! Social Media at the CMA)

7/12/19 - Advocacy Update

7/5/2019  (CMA Updates Practice Manager Offerings; Creating Optimism in Advanced Care Planning Conversations; COTS in Columbus Monthly - "We Tried It: Crisis Acting")

June 2019

6/28/2019 (COTS Keeps Columbus Safe at "Red, White and Boom!"; Dine With A Doc: Nutritional Education For Physicians; Dr. Eric Hard Volunteers for the PCC)

6/21/2019 (An Active Week for Advocacy at the CMA; Hospital Incident Command System Training for the Southeast/Southeast Central Ohio Region; Emerging Trends Podcast - Medical Marijuana)

6/14/2019  (Physicians Leadership Academy 2019 Graduation; Physicians CareConnection - Dr. Brett Hollenbach Testimonial; Maternal Mental Health - HCGC Blog)

6/7/2019 (More Than Just a Sign; The Mindful Physician with Dr. Roberto P. Benzo; Real Results, Real Savings - A Message from CMA-Endorsed CareWorks)  

May 2019

5/31/2019  (Abortion Still Legal in Ohio; PCC Executive Director Isi Green Testifies for Clinic Funding at Ohio State Senate; On the Road Again: COTS expands to Southeast/Southeast Central Ohio)

5/24/2019 (COTS Trauma Research Blog; CMA 2019 Gala - Disco Fever!; Dr. Anita Somani's Message to Graduating YAC Members - Don't Peak in High School)

5/17/2019 (New Member Spotlight: Melissa Winterhalter, MD; RSVP Today for Next Wednesday's Practice Manager Luncheon; HCGC Announcement)

President's Message  

5/3/19 ((Creating and Expanding Your World of Containers; A Message to Central Ohio Physicians From City Attorney Zach Klein; Ohio Department of Health (ODH)
Pre- Pandemic Registration Pilot)

April 2019

President's Page

4/26/19 (Applications open for 2019/2020 Physicians Leadership Academy; RHEP Coalition Summit: Common Ground for Disaster Preparedness; Columbus Medical Association Foundation's Donor Reception))

4/12/19 (Physician Wellness and the Public Policy Committee with Dr. Stephanie Costa; Physicians CareConnection Honor their Volunteers; CMA Annual Event is a "Win-Win" for Dr. Anne Taylor)

4/5/19 (CMA Conducts CRASE Active Aggressor Training; Get Up to Get Down! CMA Annual Gala Invitations are in the Mail; Meditation, Skiing, and the Art of Being Present)

March 2019

President's Page

3/29/19 (Physicians CareConnection's Community Diaper Drive 2019; Physicians Leadership Academy Informational Session; Get Your Tickets Today For Disco Fever!)

3/22/19 (Prior Authorization a Hot Topic at Quarterly Practice Manager Luncheon; Youth Advisory Council Approves Three New Grant Requests; Systems and Design Thinking with the Physicians Leadership Academy Alumni)

February 2019

President's Page

2/01/19 (Open house for Dr. Beth Liston takes place at the CMA; President's Message (January); Culinary Medicine for Physicians)

2/15/19 (CMA moves forward with MOC Part IV sponsorship plans; Join us for our upcoming Public Policy/2019 Planning Work Group; PLA Now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 course year!)

January 2019

President's Page

1/04/19 (Announcement: MOC Part IV now offered through CMA; Thank you for helping us make a difference in 2018!)

1/11/19 (Dr. Beth Liston Congratulatory Open House; A message from Huntington (CMA Sponsor); Save the Date for CMA's annual social event - Disco Fever!)

1/18/19 (Staff Spotlight: Rebeca Flores demonstrates the power of caring; CMA Advocacy (Quarterly Update); Interested in advocacy?)


December 2018

November 2018

October 2018


CMA Podcasts

Emerging Trends in Healthcare Program 2019: Single Payer Healthcare

We held our 2019 Emerging Trends in Healthcare Program on Single Payer Healthcare and how it might impact physicians and patients. Attendees braved the cold weather for an evening of fun, education, and open conversation on one of the hottest health topics being debated in today’s politics.  You can view the entire program  below.

Marijuana as Medicine (Podcast) | Emerging Trends in Healthcare 2018

A full-length recording of the Columbus Medical Association (CMA) Emerging Trends in Healthcare 2018 program, titled: Marijuana as Medicine: What Clinicians WanMarijuana as Medicine (Podcast) | Emerging Trends in Healthcare 2018 t to Know About the Science.  Recorded on October 24, 2018. Guest speakers: Jerry Mitchell, MD; Harrison Weed, MD and Gary Wenk, PhD. Click here for presentation slides from Dr. Mitchell; Dr. Weed and Dr. Wenk.

CMA Podcasts

Emerging Trends in Healthcare Program 2019: Single Payer Healthcare

We held our 2019 Emerging Trends in Healthcare Program on Single Payer Healthcare and how it might impact physicians and patients. Attendees braved the cold weather for an evening of fun, education, and open conversation on one of the hottest health topics being debated in today’s politics.  You can view the entire program  below.