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A Plea to Our Patients and the Community At Large:

AN OPEN LETTER from Tanya Busenlener, MD, president, Jefferson Parish Medical Society, and Juan J. Gershanik, MD, president, Orleans Parish Medical Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2020 - This is the time for the people of our region to stand together by staying apart. South Louisiana, through its rich history, has survived many disasters including of course most recently the devastation and destruction of Hurricane Katrina. We can do it again now, but we need the help of EVERYONE.

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  • Louisiana physicians reflect on unity, collaboration and resources shared throughout COVID-19 weekly calls +

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    Orleans and Jefferson Parish Medical Societies hosted 7 weekly 'COVID-19 All-Physician UPDATE' teleconferences for more than 1,000 registrants.

    NEW ORLEANS, LA , June 7, 2020 - From March 24th to May 5th, Jefferson and Orleans Parish Medical Societies hosted weekly ‘COVID-19 All-Physician UPDATE’ teleconferences. JPMS and OPMS presidents,  Tanya Busenlener, MD , and  Juan J. Gershanik, MD , invited 23 experts from the Louisiana Department of Health, the New Orleans Health Department, LSU School of Medicine, Tulane University School

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  • A Plea to Our Patients and the Community At Large: +

    AN OPEN LETTER from Tanya Busenlener, MD, president, Jefferson Parish Medical Society, and Juan J. Gershanik, MD, president, Orleans Parish Medical Society

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 4, 2020 - This is the time for the people of our region to stand together by staying apart. South Louisiana, through its rich history, has survived many disasters including of course most recently the devastation and destruction of Hurricane Katrina. We can do it again now, but we need the

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  • Jefferson and Orleans Parish Medical Societies welcome new 2020 Presidents +

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    Doctors Tanya Busenlener and Juan Gershanik have hit the ground running in their new roles.

    NEW ORLEANS, 2/4/20 -- Jefferson Parish Medical Society (JPMS) and Orleans Parish Medical Society (OPMS) are proud to welcome new leadership in 2020. Tanya S. Busenlener, MD, is now president of JPMS and Juan J. Gershanik, MD, takes the helm at OPMS. The two leaders vow to work closely together to continue to build collaboration and synergy between the two associations
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  • Orleans and Jefferson Parish Medical Societies build collegiality with physician events +

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    New Orleans Area physicians and guests gathered at Oak Wine for a special tasting with winemaker Dr. James Moises. Read More
  • WHAT KEEPS YOU UP AT NIGHT? +

    -- Orleans and Jefferson Parish Medical Societies Gather Physician Input

    Survey and focus group participants shared issues, concerns and suggestions for 'Building a New Boat' to best meet their needs.

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    Two of Louisiana's largest parish physician associations began gathering input in August 2019 from physicians throughout Southeast Louisiana. This was accomplished by developing a physician needs assessment and by hosting physician focus groups in September.  The purpose of these initiatives was to determine how a proposed new

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  • CME: Provider Well-Being | July 18th +

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    How would you describe your state of well-being? Perhaps the thought hasn’t crossed your mind, but it should. With the challenges in healthcare today, providers may need a little push to stop and make themselves a priority. 

    Members of Jefferson Parish Medical Society and Orleans Parish Medical Society are invited to attend a CME program & dinner 

    Topic: Provider Well-Being, Speaker: Pamela J. Parsons, MD

    Thursday, July 18th, 6:30pm, Andrea's Restaurant and Capri Blu Bar,

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  • HIV Seminar | June 12th +

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    To Register:

    1. Click Here for Registration

    2. Select "Attendee Registration" and Enter Activity Code: 23933078

    This is a CME/CNE/CPE activity for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and pharmacists.

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  • May/June issue of Healthcare Journal of New Orleans +

    Why membership in OPMS is important to NOLA physicians

    Members proudly discuss some of the many benefits of joining Orleans Parish Medical Society.

     

    Established over 140 years ago, Orleans Parish Medical Society has always played an important role in supporting the unique needs of physicians and their patients in the Greater New Orleans area," - said George S. Ellis, Jr., M.D., 2018-2019 President, OPMS.

    When it comes to providing healthcare, there’s no city in the

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  • 2019 Installation Dinner-Dance Photos +

    George S. Ellis, Jr., MD, President (2018-2019), Orleans Parish Medical Society, addressed physicians and their guests at the 2019 Installation Dinner-Dance. Dr. Ellis thanked Board Members Jefferson Parish Medical Society and Orleans Medical Society Alliance leadership and provided insight into the OPMS mission, vision and strategic plan for the future.

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    Sitting: Juan Gershanik, MD, president-elect; George S. Ellis, Jr., president. Standing: Roger Smith, MD; Jay Shames, MD; Rene Loupapre, III, MD; William LaCorte, MD; William

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  • Louisiana Medicaid Presents: +

    MQIPublicForums Flyer2

    Louisiana Medicaid is updating the quality performance measures tracked by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). Updated measures will become effective January 1, 2020, to align with the start date of new MCO contracts. If you are a Medicaid stakeholder, we want to hear what you think! Join Orleans Parish Medical Society and Jefferson Parish Medical Society at this public forum on February 20th at Children's Hospital New Orleans to share your experiences with and recommendations

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