3/1/2022 AMCNO News Updates



  March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Follow these CDC Guidelines and make sure patients 45+ are being screened.


One Small Step for Man, one Giant Leap for Medicine 

President Biden announced a plan to “reignite” the cancer moonshot effort he first led for the Obama administration half a decade ago. In the announcement last week, the administration identified a focus on addressing the missed cancer screenings caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Lifestyle Change Program Reduces Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) Risk, Benefiting Heart Health

  • People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease or stroke—at a younger age—than people who don’t have diabetes. Participating in lifestyle change programs, like the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), can help reduce the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
  • Help your eligible Medicare patients reduce these risk factors by encouraging them to enroll!

AMCNO Announces Future Leaders Council: Apply by March 14

  • The AMCNO Future Leaders Council is dedicated to empowering our medical student, resident and fellow members with educational, leadership and networking opportunities. 
  • Future Leaders Council members can make the difference they want to see in medicine and develop a career that is both enjoyable and helpful to them as they grow into the professional leaders they want to be. Apply today.

AMCNO Board of Directors Applications Now Open

  • AMCNO Board of Directors are elected to represent their district or at large for a two-year term. Board members are responsible for addressing issues of importance to physicians and the patients they serve, as well as setting policy for the AMCNO. Applications are open through March 14. Apply now!

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, April 7, 2022, 5:30-8 PM - Women in Medicine Wine Night - Registration is now open!
  • Monday, April 18, 2022 - Tuesday, April 19, 2022  - Midwest Healthcare Innovation Summit + Cybersecurity Forum 2022. AMCNO members receive complimentary registration.
  • April 29 - 30, 2022: Medical Legal Summit

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