Wellness Program – Dr. Kay Durst

March Topic: Optimizing Blood Sugar for Mental and Physical Health and Performance Did you know blood sugar can vary widely throughout the day, impacting your mood, feelings of anxiety, and energy levels? Fortunately, you can adapt behaviors that help stabilize these effects and increase your energy and vitality. If you want to learn more about blood sugar, discover how certain behaviors influence it and understand how it impacts your physical, mental, and emotional well-being, please join Dr. Kay Durst and registered dietitian Lauren Zimmerman for an educational and insightful discussion on this topic on March 18 at 9 a.m. [...]

March 14, 2023|Categories: 2023, General, Meeting|Tags: , |

Signature Sponsor – Speciality Blood Center

An extra special thanks to Tony Bas, our generous Signature Sponsor. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for Specialty Blood Center. Without your referrals, we would not be able to provide the important biological material that is needed by the in vitro diagnostic market to develop new, more accurate, faster, and cheaper diagnostic tests.

December 2, 2021|Categories: 2021, Meeting|

Annual Meeting 2021

Thank you, Dr. Marcelo Hochman, for your three years of dedicated leadership.  Welcome to our new President, Dr. Cleave Ham, and welcome, Dr. Kay Durst as President-Elect.  Thank you Rabbi Yossi Refson for the inspiring invocation.  Thank you, Mr. Michael F. Cannon, Cato Institute's Director of Health Policy Studies, for your engaging presentation.  And, as always, thank you, Dr. Biemann Othersen for your CCMS service.  Lastly, a big THANK YOU to our CCMS Members for attending the 2021 Annual Meeting. Rabbi Yossi Refson giving the CCMS Invocation Dr. Biemann Othersen [...]

December 2, 2021|Categories: 2021, Meeting|

SCMA Firearm Safety Resolution

Congratulations to Dr. Annie Andrews, Dr. Jan Key, and the entire CCMS School Health Committee! Their resolution regarding firearm safe storage counseling, which was sponsored by CCMS and submitted to the SCMA House of Delegates at the 2021 SCMA Annual Meeting, was adopted by the SCMA delegates on April 25. This resolution encourages practicing physicians in South Carolina to use patient encounters as an opportunity to discuss firearm safety and safe storage practices and supports efforts to inform the public about safe storage of firearms.

April 26, 2021|Categories: 2021, Meeting, School Health|Tags: , , |


2020 SCMA Annual Meeting - Canceled The SCMA has been aggressively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, at this time, we feel that we cannot risk the safety of our physicians, staff, and exhibitors and have decided to cancel the 2020 Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 30 - Sunday, May 3, 2020. Members who have paid the registration fee will be reimbursed. Due to the volume, limited staff and third party vendors, reimbursements may take one to two weeks. The Hyatt Regency will conduct a blanket cancellation so all reservations in the SCMA room block will be canceled. If you would still like to contact [...]

March 16, 2020|Categories: 2020, Meeting|Tags: |

Public Hearing : House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee

Public Hearing that the House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee will be holding in Charleston on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.  The Public Hearing will be held at a meeting room at Trident Technical College, room to be announced. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 24, 2017   Speaker Lucas Creates House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee Tasks Group with Finding Legislative Solutions to Curb Epidemic (Columbia, SC) – House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the following statement today upon appointing and creating the House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee. This group will begin [...]

August 7, 2017|Categories: 2017, Meeting, Public Health|Tags: , |
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