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Looking to help during the COVID-19 Crisis? You could be a Peer Mentor Feeling exhausted?  Do you need someone to listen? Experienced physicians are available to talk    The Vermont Medical Society realizes during this time medical practitioners are under a lot of stress. In order to provide the...
MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society in collaboration with Rockpointe, and the Maryland Nurses Association, will host their second live CME-certified webinar on Friday, March 20, in an effort to prepare healthcare providers who work in an ambulatory-care setting to properly manage patients...
VMS Starts Weekly COVID-19 CALLS With VDH at 12:15pm on Tuesdays Please join VMS, for a weekly COVID-19 update from 12:15-12:45 pm hosted by Vermont Department of Health (VDH) Commissioner Mark Levine to update Vermont's clinicians on the latest information and protocols to contain and prevent the...
VMS Is Here to Support Our Members During COVID-19 Pandemic  VMS recognizes you: the health care professionals of the state, as our most valuable resource and wants to serve as an information resource during this critical time. We will do what we can to share critical, timely information and to...
Perspective Authored by VMS President Cathy Schneider This has been the month of advocacy for healthcare! Last week, VMS held its annual VMS Advocacy Day in Montpelier. Despite a snowy day, physicians and residents came to learn how to hone their skills in advocating for healthcare issues to...
The Tobacco industry is pushing hard against banning flavored tobacco products in S.288 because they know flavors helps sell a lifetime of nicotine addiction to the youth of Vermont. Senate Health and Welfare Committee members seem split in that they want to limit availability of flavored tobacco...
Please Join Us for the VMS Advocacy Day, February 18th, 2020 – from 9am – 3 pm Register Today! Flex your leadership muscles and join us for VMS Advocacy Day 2020, which will include a personalized Media Training, a Town Hall Luncheon with Leaders of the Legislature and the opportunity to testify at...
The VMS is jumping into the 2020 legislative session with all feet, with press events coming up that VMS members are participating in around climate change, gun safety, and vaping. A number of VMS priority bills are now getting introduced and we have already testified (last week) in support of the...
Please click here to view the VMS Dashboard draft covering VMS accomplishments and activities from 2018-2020.
Legislation VMS will advocate for in 2020 includes: Insurance Practices - Advancing meaningful out-of-network coverage and charges for patients; protecting physicians from unfair contracting and reimbursing practices. Suicide Gun Violence Prevention - Supporting a waiting period and assault weapon...

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