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Weekly Progress Notes, October 17, 2018


WASH-FM Facebook Live event

On October 28, Drs. Pam Wright and Pouneh Razavi will participate in a Facebook live interview with radio host Chilli Amar. Watch online as they discuss advances in the detection and treatment of breast cancer.

To RSVP, click here.

Society of Hospitalist Medicine Award

Misha Zilbermint, and his team, specifically his summer student/research assistant, Samantha Mandel, presented the abstract “Inpatient Diabetes Management Service, Length of Stay and 30-day Readmission Rate of Patients with Diabetes at a Community Hospital” to the Society of Hospitalist Medicine (SHM)

Samantha presented the abstract and they won the award. Their abstract and poster will be presented at the SHM spring meeting in 2019.

Mandatory Flu Vaccinations Beginning October 8, 2018

We will offer free flu vaccine clinics to our employees, physicians, and volunteers as we have done every year, at various locations and times for your convenience. The flu clinic schedule and a detailed “Frequently Asked Questions” document will be placed on the SHIP Intranet or can be obtained from your manager.  Those who receive the flu vaccine outside of Suburban Hospital will be required to provide documentation to Employee Health.  The final flu clinic will be held on November 16, 2018. The deadline for vaccination and documentation is also November 16, 2018.

Learn more here.

Diamond Ball on December 1

Don’t miss your chance to attend Suburban Hospital’s 75th Anniversary Diamond Ball on December 1 at the Bethesda Hyatt.  Sponsorships available at  Special thanks to all the physicians at JHCP Heart Care for stepping up as a lead (Sapphire) sponsor!  The Axis Healthcare Group and Dr. Pamela Wright also recently joined the list of physician sponsors of this important event.

Free! Freedom From Smoking Classes in the Community

Please share this great information with your patients.  Suburban has partnered with JHCP and the Town of Poolesville to present Freedom from Smoking courses in the community at no cost to the participant.

Details are here.  Call 301-896-2334 with questions.

October 2018 Medical Staff Calendar: Click here


Suburban Hospital CME Upcoming Symposia

Breakfast and lunch are included | All have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Updates in Head and Neck Cancer Featuring the Dr. Jay Grodin Memorial Lecture

Click here for the brochure.

  •   Date – October 27, 2018
  •   Time – 7:30 am – 5:00 p.m.
  •   8 CME credits
  •   Fee:  $25

Register here

Johns Hopkins Medicine Continuing Medical Education Series

October 17: TR conference—to access please click here.

October 18: Surgical Grand Rounds—to access please click here. Find more information here.

October 19: Oncology Grand Rounds—to access please click here.

October 19: Medical Grand Rounds—to access please click here.


Tip of the Week: Updates to Medication Discontinue Reasons

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