News

Governor thanks MSMA Physicians

Posted on 5/18/2016
The following is an excerpt from Governor Phil Bryant's annual State of the State address on Tuesday: "Long ago, I declared this state must add 1,000 new physicians by 2025...

Physician Anesthesiologist Week

Posted on 5/18/2016
Governor Phil Bryant has declared January 31 - February 6, 2016 Physician Anesthesiologists Week in Mississippi. His official proclamation urges all citizens to "recognize physician anesthesiologists, who have developed the techniques...

Public Health Report Card 2016

Posted on 5/18/2016
MSMA and the State Department of Health partnered again to release its annual Public Health Report Card Thursday during a news conference at the state Capitol. MSMA President Dr. Daniel Edney says Mississippi must overcome a lack of health care...

Thomas Joiner, MD Named Vice-Chair of Rx Monitoring Program

Posted on 5/18/2016
Past-president Thomas Joiner, MD, has been selected to serve as Vice-Chair of Mississippi's Prescription Monitoring Program.

Memphis Measles Outbreak May Have Spread to Mississippi

Posted on 5/18/2016
Mississippi is now looking into four possible measles cases. The four people were not vaccinated against the virus, and they were exposed to measles in Shelby County, Tennessee.

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IPass Summit-Eagle Ridge Conference Center, Raymond, MS
iPASS 2016: Jackson Metro
North MS Medical Society Meeting
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14th Annual Summer CME Seminar
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Legislative

Update for Policy Makers: Telemedicine, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and more

Posted on 5/18/2016
Update for lawmakers: telemedicine can lead to misdiagnoses, Governor passes Interstate Medical Licensure Compact bill, physicians praise Senate for immunization stance

Update for Policy Makers: Measles Outbreak a Reminder of Immunization Policy's Importance

Posted on 5/4/2016
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