Health Alert: Increases in Suspected Overdoses in Philadelphia

December 12, 2016 at 2:20 pm | Local

Philadelphia continues to see an increase in unintentional drug overdose deaths, the majority of which have been attributed to heroin and fentanyl, an extremely potent synthetic opioid analgesic. Between December 1-5, 2016, 35 deaths in Philadelphia are strongly suspected of being due to unintentional drug overdoses. The decedents were 19 to 66 years old; 69% were men and […]


Classified Ad: Internist Wanted

November 28, 2016 at 10:22 am | Local

Seeking Internist for limited, part time hospital consultative service in Montgomery County. Approximately 3-4 hours per week. Must have malpractice coverage. Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications/experience. Interested candidates should send email, availability and CV to


Health Alert: Overdose Outbreak in Philadelphia

November 23, 2016 at 10:28 am | Local

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is urging health care providers to exercise increased vigilance in promptly identifying patients suspected to have overdoses and taking appropriate action. On Thursday, November 17th, 2016, Philadelphia hospital emergency departments identified nearly 40 cases of drug overdose, which is far more than usual (Figure). There have also been reports […]


These Candidates Are Friends of Medicine – Show Your Support at the Polls Tomorrow

November 7, 2016 at 12:43 pm | Local, State

Get out and vote tomorrow! Show Your Support for PAMPAC-Supported Candidates! With the General Election tomorrow, Nov. 8, PAMPAC – the muscle of PAMED – strives to ensure our physicians are fully prepared when arriving at the polls. Please remember to vote tomorrow and take a moment to review this list of PAMPAC-supported candidates throughout […]


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