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Donors help establish ultrasound education program at LMC

  By Gina Lee, Associate Director of Development, Lankenau Medical Center   Arlene and Harold Sukonik (in photo, front row) recently made a $30,000 gift to help launch the Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) program at Lankenau Medical Center. With … Continue reading

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Registered Dietitians to begin writing dietary orders

  Submitted by Lawrence Livornese, MD, Chairman, MLH Department of Medicine   In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Department of Health does not allow Registered Dietitians (technically known as Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionists) to write orders.   In 2014, we requested, and were … Continue reading

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LMC’s Internal Medicine Residents again shine in ABIM

  Submitted by Lawrence L. Livornese Jr. MD, FACP, FIDSA, Dorrance H. Hamilton Chairman, Main Line Health System Department of Medicine   I am proud to announce that Lankenau Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Residency Program had a three-year rolling ABIM … Continue reading

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Dr. Surkis named Department of Medicine Vice Chairman for Education

  Submitted by Lawrence L. Livornese Jr. MD, FACP, FIDSA, Dorrance H. Hamilton Chairman, MLH Department of Medicine   I am pleased to announce the appointment of William Surkis, MD, as the Department of Medicine Vice Chairman for Education.  In … Continue reading

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Vishnu Potluri, MD, selected as Manko Senior Resident in Internal Medicine

Submitted by Lawrence L. Livornese Jr. MD, FACP, FIDSA, Dorrance H. Hamilton Chairman , Department of Medicine   Colleagues,   I am pleased to announce the selection of Vishnu Potluri, MD, MPH as the third annual Michael A. Manko, MD … Continue reading

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Dr. Urbas selected as Manko Senior Resident in Internal Medicine

  Submitted by Lawrence L. Livornese Jr. MD FACP, FIDSA, Dorrance H. Hamilton Chairman, Department of Medicine   I am pleased to announce the selection of Ryan Urbas, DO as the second Michael A. Manko, MD, Senior Resident in Internal Medicine.  In support of … Continue reading

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Concert honors Denis Abelson, MD

Submitted by Michele Corkery, Annenberg Conference Center An extraordinary musical event was held at Lankenau Medical  Center on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in honor of Denis Abelson, MD, Distinguished Emeritus Member of the Division of Internal Medicine at Lankenau Medical … Continue reading

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Dr. Livornese celebrated as new Hamilton Chair of Medicine

The new Dorrance H. Hamilton Chair of Medicine and chairman of the Department of Medicine at Main Line Health, Lawrence Livornese, MD, was celebrated at a dinner April 23 at the Philadelphia Country Club.    In addition, retiring System Chair of … Continue reading

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Medical Board Certification Pass Rates

By William Surkis, MD, MLH Internal Medicine Program Director On Sunday, April 13, 2014, the Philadelphia Inquirer published a list of the three-year American Board of Internal Medicine pass rates for all the Philadelphia-area Internal Medicine Residency Programs.  These pass rates … Continue reading

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Department of Medicine: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Deadline

By Lawrence Livornese, MD, Chairman, Department of Medicine The deadline to enroll in MOC is April 30, 2014. Anyone who does not register by that date will have the statement “Certified, Not Meeting MOC Requirements” next to their name on … Continue reading

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