SEARHC's Dr. Baciocco earns Certified Physician Executive designation

...Deputy Chief of Staff and family physician, Dr. John Baciocco, for recently...earning his designation as a Certified Physician Executive by the Certifying Commission...achievements, demonstrated stature as a physician leader and experience in the field...
My Turn: 'Death with dignity' cannot be self-inflicted

...renewed attention to the debate over physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia...that come from terminal illness. Physician-assisted suicide is wrong. As...American Medical Association notes, "physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally...
Doctor charged in sexual abuse of three girls

...his cabin at Shell Lake near Skwentna.Merchant is a longtime contract physician who worked in the emergency department at Providence Alaska Medical Center. His physician privileges have been suspended, hospital spokesman Mike Canfield said...
Anchorage hospital to acquire Medicare clinic pays for overhead costs while the other half pays the physician. Since Medicare only covers about half the bill, doctors...Regional takes over, except the hospital will hire a third physician to staff the clinic in 2015 and the sign outside will read...
Report details rural health care

...physicians in the state."Places that might not have the population base to support a full-time physician may not have a full-time physician," she said.Recruitment and retention of health care workers also a challenge, said Pat Carr...
My Turn: The serious costs of maijuana

...and internal medicine; Dr. Paula Colescott is a psychiatrist and doctor of internal medicine; and Dr. Mary Ann Foland is past president of the Alaska State Medical Association and was awarded "Alaska Family Physician of the Year."
Juneau's baseball son returns to his roots

...teaching in Vermont and working toward his master's degree when a job offer there fell through. His wife, Christie, a physician's assistant, took a rotation in Juneau so Chad could continue his grad work and spend time with family and old friends...
Day 7: In murder trial, Juneau physician testifies baby was in "good health" before she died

The Juneau family physician for a 4-month-old baby whose August 2010 death was ruled a homicide...on Aug. 15, 2010, the last visit being on Aug. 2, 2010. The physician explained under questioning from Assistant District Attorney Angie...
Ethel Lund Medical Center hires new family physician

...SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Ethel Lund Medical Center recently hired Dr. John K. "Kennon" Kirk as a family physician. Kirk earned his medical doctorate from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va. He completed a residency with North...
Alaska Sports Briefs

...1985- / Dr. William J. Mills, team physician emeritus, 1976- / Zuzana Razusova...1975-97.2003 - Dr. Jay Caldwell, team physician, 1979-04 / Wendy Sturgis, women's...rifle), Dr. Cary S. Keller (team physician).


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