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Editor's Clipboard
Changing of the guard: Director of Physician Affairs Carl Manelius to retire
Dr. Monty Duke salutes his friend and colleague, known for his sense of humor, wide-ranging interests and “can-do” attitude. Read More

In the Spotlight
Team emerges victorious in hard-fought Doctors’ Cup
History was made at the annual golf tournament on a picture-perfect day. Check out photos of the winners. Read More

Dr. Ken Brubaker shares his advice for younger physicians
As a farmer and a physician, he’s gotten up at 5 a.m. for most of his 73 years. Now the longtime geriatrician is ready to spend more time in his garden. Read More

Are you burned out? Answer these two questions
Read more about the warning signs and five simple steps you can take to reduce stress today. Read More

New to the Medical & Dental Staff        
LG Health welcomes 16 new physicians
Pediatricians, hospitalist, radiation oncologist, family physicians, urologist, podiatrist, neurologist, pathologist, pediatric pulmonologist join Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

LG Health welcomes new medical affiliates
Nurse practitioners, physician assistants join Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

Medical & Dental Staff News        
Quick hits: Dr. Adam Lake honored for leadership, prose writing
Read his winning essay on drug addiction. Also: Dr. Shih will play November piano concert, and oncologists are interviewed in media stories. Read More

Staff Transitions
Dr. Scott DeLong will serve as LGH’s Geriatric Fellowship Director
Also: Dr. Pierre Caron returns to Family Medicine Crooked Oak, and Dr. Tom Gates joins Southeast Lancaster Health Services. Read More

LG Health News
Neuroscience Institute opens at 2150 Harrisburg Pike
Also: Family Medicine Lincoln satellite office moves to new location. Read More

Practice of Medicine
LG Health’s low-back pain protocol significantly reduces opioid use
The number of patients who leave the Emergency Department with a prescription for opioids has dropped from 50 percent to 10 percent. Read More

‘Doctor shopping’ drops dramatically in Prescription Drug Monitoring Program’s first year
More than 93,000 providers have searched the statewide database 10 million times. Read More

Mandatory child abuse, opioid trainings coming in October and November
Plus: Attend upcoming events on contraception and pediatric peer review cases. Read More

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