April 16, 2024

Important Updates

  • It's National Alcohol Awareness Month.  Check out these resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Additionally, the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) has found alcohol use is up in Ohio.
  • Our Bicentennial Year is officially here. Read about our organization's 200 year history and our upcoming  events in the 200th anniversary edition of the Northern Ohio Physician.

Bicentennial By-Line

As we approach our bicentennial year in 2024, our entire 200 year history is now showcased on our website.
We also want to share with you what was happening with the AMCNO in each decade. In 2010 - 2014:


  • Academy is a founding member of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Cuyahoga Country Heroin (now Opioid) Task Force, a coalition of stakeholders from the justice system, law enforcement, health care and education communities organized to address the Heroin Epidemic.
  • Academy officially offers its support for Medicaid Expansion in Ohio, as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

AMCNO Bicentennial Gala

  • Founded in 1824, the AMCNO is one of the oldest medical societies in the country. We will be celebrating this historic achievement with several events including a Bicentennial Gala on May 4, 2024 at the Cleveland History Center! A full listing of events leading up to the Gala, as well as an historical timeline of the AMCNO, can be found on our website

From Here in Cleveland

  • Healthy Northeast Ohio announced the release of their first annual report,  featuring key accomplishments, website metrics, events, and other highlights from 2023.

From Washington

  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is pleased to announce the upcoming Black Maternal Health Week campaign taking place from April 11 to 17, 2024! This week presents an opportunity for us to come together and focus our spotlight on the critical issue of Black maternal health.
  • The Associated Press reports that federal officials determined the aftermath of last year’s fiery train derailment in eastern Ohio doesn’t qualify as a public health emergency because widespread health problems and ongoing chemical exposures haven’t been documented.

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