From the Board of Medicine
Group 1 – current license will expire at midnight, ET, January 31 of each even year.
Group 2 – current license will expire at midnight, ET, January 31 of each odd year.
Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine
Current licenses expire at midnight, Eastern Time, on March 31, 2024.
The Florida Board of Medicine and the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine are responsible for setting the CME required for licensure and re-licensure in Florida. Each Board specifies a certain number of hours, including some mandatory topics, that must be completed within each two-year licensure term.
CE BrokerThe HCMA has formed a partnership with CE Broker, the official continuing education tracking system. HCMA members receive a discount when subscribing to a CE Broker account. Subscriptions renew annually and offer a user-friendly system that helps you sort through complex CE requirements. Contact Elke Lubin at 813-253-0471 or click here to receive the promotion code. Go to CEBroker.com and subscribe or set up a 7-Day Free Trial Account. Use the HCMA promotion code to apply your discount.
The HCMA Foundation Physician Wellness Program provides a safe harbor for members to address life difficulties, challenges, and increased stress. This complimentary and completely confidential benefit is available for all members, regardless of membership category. Additional coaching services are now being offered.
Physician Support Line is a free and confidential support line service made up of 800+ volunteer psychiatrists, joined together in the determined hope to provide peer support for physician colleagues. Physicians are encouraged to call for any issue, not just a crisis.
Monday – Friday
8:00AM – 12:00AM ET
AMA Addressing Physician Burnout
AMA President, Jack Resneck, Jr., MD will host a conversation with physician wellness experts: Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, US Surgeon General, Dept. of HHS, Anjalee W. Galion, MD, Physician Wellness Officer, Children's Health of Orange County, Nigel Girgrah, MD, Ph.D., Chief Wellness Officer & Medical Director, Liver Transplantation, Ochsner Health, and Christine Sinksy, MD, VP, Professional Satisfaction, AMA. Virtual event details: Thursday, March 9, 12pm. Register to receive the livestream link prior to the event.
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HCMA staff dressed to impress for their “alternate careers” - Chef Asta and her Sous Chef, Jean, Private Investigator, Debbie, Nurse Anni, and Marine Biologist, Elke. They may be novices in their dream jobs, but as the HCMA administrative team, they have amassed over 80 years of combined experience serving physicians and our communities.
HCMA September 2022 membership dinner speaker, Carlton Ward, captivated those in attendance. His recent project, Path of the Panther, is a documentary featuring Ward, a wildlife photographer, veterinarians, ranchers, conservationists, and indigenous people finding themselves on the front lines of an accelerating battle between forces of renewal and destruction that have pushed the Everglades to the brink of ecological collapse. Path of the Panther is now in theatres.
Seen on the streets of Tampa... HCMA Executive Assistant, Elke Lubin, supported the Gasparilla Distance Classic for the ninth time, participating in Saturday's 5K. Since the first running of the GDC in February 1978, $6 million has been donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, The Friends of Tampa Recreation, and youth non-profit and running-related programs throughout the Tampa Bay area.
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Editorial Board for HCMA's publication, The Bulletin
March 8, 2023
Dr. David Lubin, Editor, invites any member interested in participating and learning more about The Bulletin and the Editorial Board to attend. Attendees can participate in person at the HCMA office or via ZOOM. The meeting discussion will include writing assignments for the 2023-2024 volume of The Bulletin. Articles can be submitted on most topics, staying clear of overly-scientific/specialty-specific articles as our audience spans all specialties. Previous issues can be found HERE. RSVP for the meeting by clicking here.
Lunch Bunch - Virtual Event
March 9, 2023
Have lunch with retired NFL Hall of Famer - Big Nasty! Learn his real name, how he became the Bucs' #1 fan, how he got into the NFL Hall of Fame, and more about his philanthropic accomplishments. Pre-registration is required - you will be emailed login details after registering.
Wealth Creation for HCMA Members Under 50
March 22 & 29, a 2-part webinar
Brought to you by the HCMA Benefit Provider Program and Physicians Wealth Planning. Pre-Registration required. You will receive log-in credentials by email after registering and course materials will be mailed prior to the webinar.
HCMA Foundation's 25th Charity Golf Classic
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Tournament Player Club - Tampa Bay
Noon- lunch and registration, 1:15pm - call to carts, after play: social, dinner, awards, prizes, and raffle. Cost: $175.00 per golfer (Includes cart, greens fee, goodie bag, lunch, and dinner). Contest holes – Super Ticket – Raffle Prizes – Silent Auction! Sponsors as of March 1st are Physicians Wealth Planning/Brighthouse Financial and USF Health (Title sponsors), TGH Imaging Powered by Tower (Champion Sponsors), BT Wealth Advisors and Excelis Medical Associates (Winner sponsors), Florida Pain Medicine and SGP Advisors (Eagle Sponsors) Healthcare Realty Group, LLC, MCMS Inc/OneDigital, and Woman's Group (Par sponsors), Advent Health Medical Group, Associated Pathologists, HCMA Physician Family Alliance, Drs. Hodges & Homan, Dr. Saira Khan, Dr. Luis Menendez, Moffitt Cancer Center, Rivero Gordimer & Company CPAs, Dr. Bruce & Coleen Shephard, Dr. Nam Tran (Hole sponsors), Dr. David & Elke Lubin, Dr. Michael Zimmer, and Debbie Zorian (In-Kind sponsors), and Walker Ford (Hole-In-One sponsor). Sponsor opportunities at all levels are available. Click here for a sponsor and golfer registration packet.
Florida Legislative Session
March 7 - May 5, 2023
HCMA's Government Affairs Committee (GAC) will coordinate a contingency of members to visit legislators on April 18th. Appointments will be secured. If you are interested in more information, please contact Elke Lubin.
Tampa Bay Surgical Oncology Society Bi-Annual Meeting: The multidisciplinary management of metastatic bone disease. April 13, 2023, 6 – 9 PM, Tampa Club.
Special Guest: Tom Delaney, MD- Radiation Oncologist. Course Description: As survival for patients with metastatic cancer and myeloma continues to improve and treatments continue to advance, bone metastases represent an increasingly significant source of morbidity. Manifestations of metastatic bone disease may result in pain, metabolic and electrochemical derangements, pathologic fracture, and compression of the spinal cord. A coordinated, team-based multidisciplinary approach to the care of these patients is necessary to optimize outcomes. The purpose of this meeting is to highlight novel procedural and therapeutic approaches in the treatment of metastatic bone disease and to address the importance of a team based, multidisciplinary approach to these patients.
- Explore innovations in the treatment of metastatic bone disease, particularly surgical and procedural innovations
- Identify the roles in and discuss the importance of multidisciplinary management of metastatic bone disease patients.
- Identify and discuss modern principles of medical, radiotherapy and surgical treatment of metastatic bone disease patients
- Identify and discuss the appropriate management of and referral of patients with bone lesions
- Register here.
HCMA Installation Dinner
May 9, 2023
Social Hour: 6:30pm
Dinner & Installation: 7:30pm
Westshore Grand HotelJoin your colleagues as Dr. Michael Cromer will be installed as HCMA's 120th President. Watch your email for more details and to register. The event is complimentary for HCMA members, $50 per guest.