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August 27th, 2014
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- Sea Courses: 8 night Eastern Caribbean CME Cruise

- Startup Business Development

- Cosmedicare™

- Recent and Popular Jobs

- HealthiosXchange
  Crowdfunding

- Concierge

- Vital Signs

- Mercy Ships: Urgent—Volunteers Needed

- IHS Careers—Opportunity. Adventure. Purpose.

- A4M Tomorrow's Medicine Today


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8 night Eastern Caribbean CME Cruise

March 14-22, 2015
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida round trip

Speakers

  • Christian Turbide MD, FRCPC
  • Alice Cheng MD, FRCPC
  • Tom Janzen MD FCPC

Gastroenterology

  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis: The New GERD
  • Burp and Bloat: Dyspepsia
  • The Wheat Paradigm
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease: When to test. How to Treat.
  • Is it a common bile duct stone?
  • I have Crohn’s—now what?
  • Doc, I just don’t digest well. Learn about IBS.

Endocrinology

  • Approach to thyroid nodules (What if it is cancer?)
  • Approach to thyroid dysfunction
  • Endocrine pearls—Easy referrals that I shouldn’t have to see!
  • Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 clinical practice guidelines: What to know
  • What’s new in diabetes in 2015?
  • Insulin initiation and titration: Who, What, When, Why, How?
  • Approach to Oligomennorrhea and hirsutism

Psychiatry

  • Major depressive disorder—Connecting symptoms and circuits
  • Adult ADHD—Understanding ADHD Across the LIfespan
  • DSM 5—Understanding the changes and how they impact you
  • Borderline personality disorder

Technology in medicine

  • Incorporating technology into clinical practice
  • Technology and Medicine—Will we be better with computers?

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Independence of the Seas

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Business Development 4

Featuring Uber, New Relic, GitHub, CloudFlare, Foundersuite & more.

This Thursday at 5pm; San Francisco, CA


Startup: Business Development is about growing your company by doing deals.

  • Business Development 101: How to build strategic partnerships as a startup (without getting crushed)
  • David and Goliath: How to get (and keep) the attention of large companies when you’re small
  • Who ya gonna call? Finding decision makers, building champions, and lubricating the process
  • Business Development 2.0: How to use APIs and platforms to drive Business Development in the brave new world
  • Business Development Hacks: Gaining leverage, avoiding pitfalls, creating win-wins.

Our rockstar lineup includes senior Business Development, platform, and developer relations experts from Uber, GitHub, New Relic, CloudFlare, Clover, Okta, and more.

Register soon, tickets are limited. This event will sell out.

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Liability Insurance Solutions + AIG Accident & Health = More Choices!

Cosmedicare™

Robust Cosmetic Surgery Complications Coverage—Now you have a choice!!!!

Surgeons and clinics specializing in elective cosmetic procedures have a financial risk involved in the event there is a complication from low-risk surgeries like liposuction, breast augmentation and abdominoplasty. 25% or 1 out of every 4 patients experience adverse or a bad reaction from cosmetic surgery. Now we can offer to you new and improved financial protection.

Cosmedicare™ from AIG Accident & Health is offers broader coverage, more plans and better rates. Compare our rates against what you are currently paying.

  • Covered expenses include—Hospitalization, ICU/Trauma, Outpatient Diagnosis and Treatment of Covered Complications—Cardiopulmonary, Surgery and Anesthesia related.
  • Over 28 different procedures covered, with 3 Tiers of pricing; no administrative fees, no insurance taxes in most states.
  • Less administrative hassles: we only audit your procedures once annually at renewal and offer optional premium financing to help your cash flow.
  • Optional Accidental Death Benefit
  • Obtain an alternative quote now or at renewal…

Contact Liability Insurance Solutions today at (312) 854-7032.

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Most Recent and Popular Jobs

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HealthiosXchange

How It Works

HealthiosXchange allows accredited investors to diversify their portfolio with targeted investments in emerging growth companies throughout the Healthcare Industry. See how it works

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Investment Partnership Opportunity…

To complete the purchase of 2 High Performing Family Practices in affluent MD-Atlantic area. Locations included with one practice is real estate. One practice has an Urgent Care Clinic. SBA Loan proposal in place with long term financing. $325,000 investment for a 50% Partnership with excellent ROI.

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Upcoming Webinar—2pm ET Sept. 4th

Meet A/F Protein, the biotech firm that created the LIFTLAB skin care line based on its patented Cell Protection Protein. Presenters: Elliot Entis, CEO and founder; Melisse Shaban, Board member of A/F Protein, advisor to LIFTLAB and head of Chrysallis Consumer Products; Julianne Lynch-Daniels, Brand Management for LIFTLAB and a senior management executive in the cosmetic/beauty industry. Sign Up…


Get updates about crowdfunding initiatives and other life sciences business developments

The Securities and Exchange Commission and FINRA, the two organizations tasked with implementing the JOBS Act, are unlikely to meet Congress’ end of the year deadline for rendering Equity Crowdfunding regulations (projections of Mid-2013). Until then, Accredited investors interested in funding “Start-ups”/early-stage companies can fund private companies under current exemptions.

Keep yourself updated on life science business developments by selecting the types of news you’d like to receive. We provide relevant information and research on Crowdfunding initiatives as well as early-stage bioscience companies developing investment-worthy initiatives in Biologics, Diagnostics, Healthcare Services, and Medical Devices.

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Mercy Ships

Bringing Hope and Healing to the World’s Poor

Mercy Ships volunteers are selfless servants who bring hope and healing every day to the poorest of the world’s poor. They change lives by delivering the highest quality care to individuals who otherwise would have little access to medical services. But they don’t just change the lives of those they serve. They are changed, as well.

  • Mercy Ships has 1,200 volunteer career staff and crew from 40+ nations, and 2,000 short-term volunteers annually
  • Performed services valued at $748 million, impacting 2.16 million people
  • Performed more than 41,000 operations such as cleft lip and palate, cataract removal, straightening of crossed eyes, orthopaedic and facial reconstruction
  • Treated over 361,000 patients in village clinics with more than 408,000 medical procedures performed
  • Treated over 79,000 dental patients with more than 206,000 dental procedures performed
  • Educated 14,500 local health care workers, who have in turn trained multiple thousands in primary health care
  • Trained local medical professionals in modern health care techniques
  • Completed over 1,058 community development projects focusing on water and sanitation, education, infrastructure development and agriculture
  • Completed over 560 port visits in 53 developing nations and 17 developed nations

Urgent Need for Medical Volunteers and Support Staff

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If you’re a physician looking for a health care career that offers high standards of care and will allow you to contribute to a rewarding mission, look no further. The Indian Health Service (IHS) is an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of public health professionals working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

An IHS health care professional career offers adventurous, enthusiastic and dedicated practitioners a chance to live and work within Native communities throughout the country, providing you with a unique opportunity to learn the heritage of the Tribe, discover the traditions that have been carried down for generations and gain cultural insight into the beliefs and values of this deserving and appreciative patient population.

Our physicians also practice patient-centered care working as part of an interdisciplinary team of clinicians. There is ample opportunity for physician care in a wide range of specialties, including anesthesiology; emergency medicine, epidemiology; family medicine; internal medicine; obstetrics/gynecology; ophthalmology; pediatrics; podiatry; psychiatry; radiology; and surgery, as well as specialized programs for women’s health, child health, diabetes, elder care and behavioral health.

IHS offers three distinct career paths: The federal civil service, direct Tribal/Urban Indian hire or as an officer of the US Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps. The civil service and Commissioned Corps each offer generous vacation, sick leave, insurance and retirement packages, as well as possibilities for sign-up bonuses. If you choose to work directly for a Tribe, your pay and benefits are comparable to federal employment, but are negotiated directly with the Tribe.

What’s more, you could be eligible to apply for the IHS Loan Repayment Program (LRP), which repays qualified health profession education loans—up to $20,000 per year—in exchange for an initial two-year service commitment at an eligible site within your health discipline.

And you can experience all of this while living and working in some of the most beautiful areas of the country, making an IHS career all the more rewarding.

Professionally fulfilling and personally enriching. Explore a world of opportunities at ihs.gov/careeropps or contact IHSRecruiters@ihs.gov. Applicants must be US citizens, board eligible and board certified.

Latest Job Openings

The policy of the IHS is to provide absolute preference to qualified Indian applicants and employees who are suitable for federal employment in filling vacancies within the IHS. IHS is an equal opportunity employer.

INDIAN HEALTH CAREERS–Opportunity. Adventure. Purpose.

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A4M Chicago

Assessing and supporting the functions of the immune system, and providing solutions to increase a patient’s ability to prevent or shorten an illness, is a hallmark of the art of medicine reaching back from ancient times.

Knowledge of the immune system has grown tremendously over the past few decades, opening new paths for creating effective treatments and support protocols; and while many of the infectious diseases of the past have ceased to be major threats in Western societies, new stressors have been placed on the human immune system that require a robust and comprehensive strategy to maintain optimal health.

To sign-up, or for additional questions, please contact our Registration Office.

Call Us Toll FREE: (888) 997-0112

or Contact Us ONLINE

Chicago Marriott Downtown

540 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Rate: $229/night | Expires: 9/5/14
Reservations: (877) 303-0104
(mention Autoimmune symposium)

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john@physiciancrossroads.com
619 S. State St. Ukiah, CA 95482

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