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Editor's Clipboard 
Welcome to the October issue of Progress Notes 
More thoughts on burnout – and kudos to a young physicians’ social group for building connections. Read More

In the Spotlight 
Meet P.J. Brennan: Penn Medicine CMO and baseball super fan 
The infectious diseases specialist and father of three, who owns dozens of autographed baseballs, also loves running and history. Read More

What has joining Penn Medicine meant for Chester County Hospital? 
CMO Dr. Richard Donze: Despite some initial concerns, the relationship has benefitted both patients and physicians. Read More

Penn Medicine researchers develop Zika virus vaccine 
Early observations from the phase 1 clinical trial -- the first Zika vaccine study in humans – look promising. Read More

New to the Medical & Dental Staff 
LG Health welcomes new physicians 
Surgeon, OB/GYN and pediatric endocrinologist join Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

LG Health welcomes new medical affiliates 
Physician assistant, nurse practitioner join Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

Medical & Dental Staff News 
Quick hits: Who made PA Med’s ’40 Under 40’ list? 
Also: Family physician named to state government work group on healthcare cost transparency. Read More

LG Health News 
LG Health awarded $500,000 grant to fund treatment for opioid addiction 
Community-based care management teams will ensure ongoing access to treatment and address barriers to recovery. Read More

LG Health Physicians Sports Medicine opens in Lititz 
Physicians Patrick Moreno and Jennifer Payne treat common sports injuries and conditions, including concussion. Read More

LG Health opens outpatient health and counseling center at Franklin & Marshall College 
Dr. Amy Myers leads staff in providing primary and acute care, lab and behavioral-health services to students. Read More

Practice of Medicine 
LG Health looks to the skies to improve patient safety
Crew Resource Management training empowers everyone from patient care assistants to surgeons to “stop the line” and prevent errors. Read More

When stroke strikes, seconds count
New in-house alert process provides rapid care for patients experiencing symptoms of stroke. Read More

Don’t wait to complete mandated child abuse training
Course is required for licensure: D.O.s must complete by Oct. 31; M.D.s have until Dec. 31. Read More

Government Affairs 
Jo Ann Lawer represents physician interests in Harrisburg
LG Health Director of Government Affairs & Grants credits physician advocacy and expertise for legislative successes. Read More

LG Health experts will speak at complex pain management event
Topics include developing referral pathways and weaning patients from benzodiazepines and fentanyl. Read More

Learn more about oral anticoagulants and organ donation 
Check out these great CME events coming in October. Read More

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