Saturday, July 22, 2017

The University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association has awarded Sandra Parker, MD, DFAPA, as one of the recipients of the 2017 Martha Myers Role Model Award established to recognize physician alumni who make great contributions to patient care and the medical profession, and often go unheralded. These physicians have often served in multiple non-medical leadership roles in the community that notably benefit society. Pictures of the honorees, and their stories, are displayed in the medical student […]

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On Jan. 18, 2017, the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners approved for final adoption, proposed rule 540-X-4-.09, Risk and Abuse Mitigation Strategies (RMS) by Prescribing Physicians. This rule will became effective on March 9, 2017.   (1) The Board recognizes that the best available research demonstrates that the risk of adverse events occurring in patients who use controlled substances to treat pain increases as dosage increases. The Board adopts the “Morphine Milligram Equivalency” (MME) daily […]

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