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Meaningful Use Proposals: Opportunity for Physician Comment

Public comment is open for three recently published notices of proposed rulemaking that intend to restructure the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program (meaningful use) requirements starting this year through 2017, as well as define Stage 3 meaningful use, set to begin in 2018.

California Medical Association Removes Opposition to Physician Aid in Dying Bill; SFMS Advocacy Initiates New Discussion on PAD

The California Medical Association (CMA) announced it has become the first state medical association in the nation to change its position on the long-debated issue of physician-assisted dying (PAD) after long-time advocacy from SFMS favoring neutrality on this issue.

Application Cycle Starts Next Week for Primary Care Physicians Interested in Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Award

The Health Professions Education Foundation (HPEF) has announced a special application cycle for the Steven M. Thompson Loan Repayment Program award, May 18 through June 26, for primary care physicians.