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President's Installation Dinner Speech
Michael Edwards, MD - CCMS President 2014-15
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CCMS is honored to be included in Nevada’s Sesquicentennial Celebration. Nevada's Sesquicentennial is the 150th anniversary of Nevada's admission to the Union, which provides opportunites for celebration and reflection as we come together statewide to commemorate our shared history and build a foundation of cultural appreciation for generations to come. Nevada's one-of-kind... Read more
Over a hundred CCMS members were recognized by Vegas Seven as "Top Docs 2015" in Las Vegas.
Members in the News
03/13/2014 NBC MyNews3, “Topic: Alzheimer’s disease study offers hope for early detection” Dr. Kate Zhong interviewed
03/12/2014 Fox5 News, by Matt Guillermo, “Topic: 22 deaths in southern Nevada blamed on flu” Dr. Joe Iser mentioned here
02/20/2014 NBC MyNews3, by Sandra Gonzalez “Topic: Doctor Salaries” Dr. Fred Redfern interviewed at 17:47. Click here
01/23/2014 NBC My News 3 “Topic: Truth in Advertising,” Dr. Michael Edwards interviewed here
01/13/2014 CBS – Channel 8, by Lauren Rozyla “Topic: Affordable Health Insurance Not Affordable Enough for Some,” Dr. Florence Jameson quoted here
10/25/2013 KXNT 100.5 Morning News 6-9am | Dayna Roselli and Joe Gillespie interview Dr. Frank Nemec on “What we have learned as a community” following the Desai verdict | Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at 7:19 am Click here.
Click here to read report on potential UNLV Medical School.
10/4/13 CCMS President Dr. Keith Brill featured in NBC News story "Las Vegas has a shortage of primary care doctors." Click here.
Listen to "A Discussion about the Affordable Care Act" with Dr. Ron Kline, Dr. Keith Brill and Bob Fisher on Observations here.
Desert Companion magazine has chosen 93 physicians in 36 specialties as their 2013 "Best Doctors." Congratulations to the 55 CCMS members honored as this year's Best Doctors!
2013 Feikes Award recipient Dr. Joe Hardy featured in the Boulder City Review. See it here.
CCMS Board Member Dr. Lesley Dickson sits down with Jon Ralston yesterday on Ralston Reports: See it here.
CCMS names physician of the year... read it here By Dorothy Huffey, LV Review Journal
06/26/2013 KTNV News (ABC 13), 1:30 News Story: “Clark County Medical Society Honors our Best” by Beth Fisher. Dr. George Alexander featured, along with CCMS Student Rising Star Award recipients Ellia Ciammaichella and Zareen Choudhury. [Media generated by Forte Creative Media] Click here.
Press Release - July 11, 2013 | First-Ever CCMS Winged Heart and Student Rising Star Awardees
Press Release - July 11, 2013 | Feikes Awardee
Press Release - June 29, 2013 | Installation Dinner
Dr Brill on My News 3 regarding the Annual Installation Dinner. Click here.
Press Release - May 7, 2013 | CCMS Winged Heart Award Nominations from the public welcomed.
Press Release - May 17, 2013 | CCMS New Hire
05/01/2013 KXNT 100.5 FM - Dr. George Alexander, CCMS President, interviewed to announce "Nominate Nurses & Non-Profits for the 2013 Presidents’ Awards – May 1-31, 2013" [Media generated by Forte Creative Media] here
04/02/2013 Las Vegas Sun Issue, by Features Writer Eli Segall "Topic:
How act could aid, hurt Nevada" Dr. Howard Baron quoted here
04/01/2013 Las Vegas Review-Journal Issue, by Features Writer Brian Sodoma, "Topic: Avoiding Doctors?" here
Update on ADA Legislation
For Nevada Physicians by Weldon "Don" Havins, MD, Esq Employment Discrimination for the Nevada Physician
In the News archives
03/31/2013 Las Vegas Review-Journal Issue, by Features Writer Jennifer Robision "Topic: Nevadan at Work: From ringside and sideline, doctor built career in valley" Dr. Edwin Homansky quoted here
3/24/2013 Las Vegas Review-Journal Issue, by Features Writer, Tim O'Reilly "Topic: Hospital industry sees healthy profits" Dr. Howard Baron quoted here
3/20/13 The Morning Blend - CCMS President Dr. George Alexander on the Morning Blend to promote Kick Butts Day, which is the Annual Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids here
3/11/13 Las Vegas Review-Journal Issue, by Features Writer, John Przybyz "Topic: A Boost in Testosterone" Dr. Michael Petruso quoted here
3/10/13 Las Vegas Review-Journal Issue, by Dorothy Huffey "Topic: Luncheon honors four women for community efforts" Dr. Mary Ann Allison honored here
3/4/13 Las Vegas Review Journal Issue, by Features Writer, Paul Harasim "Topic: Leukemia movies omit final scenes" Dr. Andrea Walsh quoted here
2/25/13 Las Vegas Review-Journal Issue, by Features Writer, Paul Harasim “Topic: Mistakes can lead to world of hurt” Dr. Souzan El-Eid quoted here
2/21-27/13 Vegas Seven Magazine Issue, by Vegas Seven Staff “Topic: Las Vegas’ Best Doctors 2013” Click on link to see more…
2/21/13 Las Vegas Review-Journal Issue, by Features Writer, Paul Harasim “Topic: Cleveland Clinic steps up” Dr. George Alexander and Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang quoted here
2/13/13 KNPR News Radio 88.9 FM at 9:00am and 8:00pm “Legal 2000” Dr. Leslie Dickson, MD here
02/3/2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal Issue, by Features Writer, Jennifer Robison “Topic: No easy cure for doctor deficit” Larry Matheis, Dr. Thomas Schwenk, Dr. Mitchell Forman quoted here
2/1/13 - Observations Radio Show “Mini-Internship Interns & Physicians” Interview here
1/27 Las Vegas Review-Journal Health Issue, by Features Writer, John Przybys “Topic: Flashes and Floaters” Dr. Kenneth Westfield here
1/3/13 KLAS, Channel 8 “Health Care Law Provisions Taking Effect in 2013” Dr. Baron email interview here
See the video of Dr. Howard Baron and Dr. Keith Brill on the Ralston Report regarding Doctors for Reform? November 12, 2012 here.
Dr. Mitchell Forman, Dean of Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, is featured in CNN story on baby boomers and physician shortage. Click here to watch the video.
Press Release on Support for Medicaid Expansion. Click here.
Check out Dr. Souzan El-Eid's answer to a question about breastfeeding in the Review Journal here.
Dr. Miriam Bar-On answered a question on immunizations in the Review Journal here.
Check out Dr. Mitchell Forman's Answer in the Review Journal to Why is it that certain types of arthritis affect only women?
Can Southern Nevada become a medical tourism destination? Check out the Desert Companion, Aug 2012 here
CCMS President Dr. George Alexander was on Vegas, Inc TV. See it here.
Dr. Howard Baron interviewed on Channel 8 "Nevadans Weigh in on Upcoming Healthcare Decision"
Fox5 has a story on their website about Dr. George Alexander being sworn in later this month. Here is the link: Fox 5 Vegas
Children's Heart Center story on KSNV News 3
Mentioning Member Marietta Nelson, MD: Article in the LVRJ
Here's a link to a story and video involving Board Member Joseph Adashek, MD: News 3 story on Drug dependency
CCMS Member Dr. Frank Nemec was on Channel 13 KTNV: Vegas Mornming Blend video