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The American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Notice as of Saturday, March 28, 2020, 11AM Eastern Time.

AAPM Mission

Advancing Education Advancing Science Advancing Professional Practice

If you are seeking a medical physicist to fill a career, temporary (Locum Tenens), contract, or training position, please visit our Career Services Center.

AAPM is a scientific and professional organization, founded in 1958, composed of more than 8000 scientists whose clinical practice is dedicated to ensuring accuracy, safety and quality in the use of radiation in medical procedures such as medical imaging and radiation therapy. We are generally known as medical physicists and are uniquely positioned across medical

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American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskele… – PubMed

The purpose of this Position Stand is to provide guidance to professionals who counsel and prescribe individualized exercise to apparently healthy adults of all ages. These recommendations also may apply to adults with certain chronic diseases or disabilities, when appropriately evaluated and advised by a health professional. This document supersedes the 1998 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Position Stand, “The Recommended Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness, and Flexibility in Healthy Adults.” The scientific evidence demonstrating the beneficial effects of exercise is indisputable, and the benefits of exercise far outweigh the risks in most adults. A program of regular exercise that includes cardiorespiratory, resistance, flexibility, and neuromotor exercise training beyond activities of daily living to improve and maintain physical fitness and health is essential for most adults. The ACSM recommends that most adults engage in moderate-intensity cardiorespiratory exercise training for ≥30 min·d

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American Board of Addiction Medicine -American Board of Addiction Medicine

  • Aliya Jones, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatry

    Baltimore, Maryland

  • Sharone Abramowitz, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatry

    San Francisco, California

  • Ken Freedman, MD, MS, MBA

    Addiction Medicine

    Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

    Boston, Massachusetts

  • Carolina Klein, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatry

    Alexandria, Virginia

  • Daniel Pisaniello, MD

    Addiction Medicine
    Family Medicine
    Lowville, New York

  • Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP

    Addiction Medicine
    Family Medicine & Psychiatry
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Marjorie Voith, MD

    Addiction Medicine
    Internal Medicine
    Riva, Maryland

  • Tim Brennan, MD, MPH

    Addiction Medicine
    Pediatrics
    New York, New York

  • Ralph Bharati, MD

    Addiction Medicine
    Psychiatry
    Wichita, Kansas

  • Curtis Cummins, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatry

    Traverse City, Michigan

  • Brian Hurley, MD, MBA

    Addiction Medicine

    Psychiatrist

    Los Angeles, CA

  • P. Bradley Hall, MD

    Addiction Medicine

    Family Medicine

    Bridgeport, West Virginia

  • C Marlo Baird, MD, MPH

    Addiction Medicine

    Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry

    Marlton, New Jersey

  • Ann Laurella

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    Excellence in Medicine Awards | American Medical Association

    Through the Excellence in Medicine Awards, the AMA Foundation recognizes physicians who exemplify the highest values of volunteerism, community engagement, leadership and dedication to the care of underserved populations.

    Excellence in Medicine Awards

    Applications for the 2018 Excellence in Medicine Awards are now closed. Our application portal will be updated later in 2018 with information for the 2019 application.

    List of awards:

    The Dr. Debasish Mridha Spirit of Medicine Award for the Selfless Elimination of Human Suffering

    Recognizes the work of a U.S. physician who has demonstrated altruism, compassion, integrity, leadership and personal sacrifice while providing quality health care to a destitute, distressed or marginalized population in an impoverished community.

    • Made possible by Debasish Mridha, MD

    The Dr. Edmond and Rima Cabbabe Dedication to the Profession Award

    Recognizes a physician who demonstrates active and productive improvement to the profession of medicine.

    • Made possible by Edmond Cabbabe, MD and Rima Cabbabe
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    American Senior Fitness Association, the leader in older adult fitness education and certification, senior exercise, aging and exercise

    SFA
    Archives:



    Ramping
    Up Senior Fitness

    From the Experience! Archives

    If your facility is planning to
    launch a senior-specific exercise program or if you’d like to infuse
    new life into existing services to ensure their continued success,
    this article by SFA President Janie Clark offers some suggestions on
    how to start or ramp up your senior fitness programming.


    Whole-Person
    Wellness
    for Vital Living

    Don’t miss this five part
    series from wellness expert Jan Montague, MGS.



    1. Why Wellness? Why Now?


    2. The Wellness Concept


    3. The Six Dimensions of Personal
      Wellness


    4. Research and the Wellness Model



    5. Nurture a Wellness State of Mind



    International Curriculum Guidelines

    for Preparing Physical Activity
    Instructors of Older Adults.

    This 2004 industry leading
    document was prepared by  Nancy A. Ecclestone, Canada and C.
    Jessie Jones, United States in Collaboration with the Aging and Life
    Course, World Health Organization.



    National Standards
    for Preparing
    Senior Fitness Instructors


    The original groundbreaking standards

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    American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

    Special Feature 



    Learning to Draw
    with Jerome Y. Cha, DDS, AAACD

    In this 10-lesson course, Learning to Draw, Dr. Cha takes you through the process he took to master the art of drawing and how it can improve your dental skills.

    View Course

     

    Free Download: 20 Easy Ways to Grow Your Dental Practice on Social Media
    Download now

    Introducing the answer to the #1 question cosmetic dental practices have about social media: “What should I post?” and “How does this help grow my practice?” If you don’t know where to begin, start with these 20 simple things you can do to build your online presence and help new patients find you.

    Getting started with dental digital marketing is easier than you think, and it doesn’t require a large time investment. Try one of these 20 tips per day, and you’ll discover how social media grows your reach,

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    American Hospital Directory – information about hospitals from public and private data sources including MedPAR, OPPS, hospital cost reports, and other CMS files.

    Your best source for hospital information and custom data services

    The American
    Hospital Directory®
    provides data, statistics, and analytics about more than 7,000 hospitals
    nationwide.

    AHD.com® hospital information
    includes both public and
    private sources such as Medicare claims data,
    hospital cost reports, and commercial licensors.

    AHD®
    is not affiliated with the American Hospital Association
    (AHA)
    and is not a source for
    AHA
    Data.  Our data are evidence-based
    and derived from the most definitive sources.

    Free hospital profiles

    Use versatile search tools to explore our database of hospital
    information and hospital analytics.  Create a list or a map of hospitals that match
    your interests.  View free hospital profiles that include
    key characteristics, services provided, utilization statistics,
    accreditation status, financial information, and more.  No
    registration is required. 

    Free state & national stats

    View key statistics summarized by hospital, state, and the
    nation.  Statistics include bed size, discharges,

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    American Health and Fitness Alliance

    You’ll receive hundreds of FREE passes, good for free admission to many of the best health clubs, studios and spas, to go where you want, when you want, at your convenience, all throughout the year. Given that PassBooks go quickly, sign up today, as quantities are limited. This program is sponsored by the American Health and Fitness Alliance, valued at over $3,500.

    There are many PassBooks to choose from:

    With the PassBook, you’re free to experience the best in health and fitness, and the best in fitness programming. In the process, get in shape, stay in shape, and meet new friends. All passes are good through the end of the year, which allows you to go at your convenience, and go with a friend. It’s the most practical way to choose a club, and discover the best in fitness and sports.

    It’s Fun, and It’s Easy to Use:
    Just present

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    American College Health Association (ACHA)




    News and Announcements

    Get ACHA News Right in Your Inbox!

    All ACHA members receive The Source, ACHA’s weekly newsletter. Each week’s newsletter contains association announcements; industry news and resources; advocacy and policy highlights related to health and higher education; and featured job opportunities pulled from our careers website. ACHA members also receive special news alerts and updates from their coalitions, regional affiliates, and sections. Not receiving emails? Send us an email and let us know.

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    ACHA News, Programs, and Services

    ACHA National Election: Slate of Candidates

    The 2020 ACHA National Election will be conducted via the ACHA website March 20–April 20, 2020. View the slate of candidates for officers of the association, regional representatives on the Board of Directors, and section officers.

    ACHA Signs Letter of Support for H.R. 2339

    ACHA joins 75 other national

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    American Hospital Association homepage | AHA

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