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  Pa.'s top health official stepping down May 23, 2017
Pennsylvania's top health official is leaving her position to take a job in the private sector. According to WITF News, Health Secretary Karen Murphy will leave the office next month. During her tenure, Murphy has overseen many changes, including the implementation of the state's prescription drug monitoring database.

  Medicaid slashed under budget proposal May 22, 2017
The budget proposal President Donald Trump will present on Tuesday is expected to include massive cuts to Medicaid. According to the Washington Post, the plan would follow through on a House Republican proposal to cut more than $800 billion over a decade, which could cut off benefits for 10 million Americans.
  House may need to vote on health care again May 19, 2017
While Republicans passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) earlier in May, their haste may mean they will have to vote on it again. NBC News reports the bill must meet certain requirements under "reconciliation," but the Congressional Budget Office, which evaluates legislation, has yet to finish its projections. 
  Registration open for dermatology CME May 18, 2017
Registration is now open for the PAFP's Clinical Procedures and Dermatology Days CME program, Aug. 15 in Monroeville, and in Langhorne, Bucks County Aug. 19! Registration for this event will be via the PAFP's new member database. Please read the latest issue of Progress Notes in your email (or click here) for details.
  Featured: Big changes this year for back-to-school vaccines April 28, 2017
This year, the grace period for students entering kindergarten to get vaccines or prove they're scheduled to receive them has been shortened from eight months to five days, reports PennLive. A second meningococcal shot must also be administered. Visit the Pa. Department of Health for full information!





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Procedures and Clinical
Dermatology Day • Monroeville, PA
August 5, 2017
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Procedures and Clinical
Dermatology Day • Langhorne, PA
August 19, 2017
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Reading CME Conference
November 17-19, 2017

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Harrisburg CME Conference handouts
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