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Annual Dinner Event 2014

Performance Improvement to Enhance Quality and Safety

Join us at the Capital City Club for a Panel Discussion with:

Steve Walsh, M.D.,  Mary Gregg, M.D.,  and Kate Koplan, M.D.

 

 

 
Membership Renewal for 2014
 

 

 


The time has come to renew your Membership.
 We look forward to a great 2014.


 

 

RENEWAL - $150.00

 

 

 

 

 
Annual Joint Legislative Meeting - 2013 - Gallery

If you missed our Annual Joint Legislative Meeting, then you missed all the fun!


Check out the gallery below

 

 

 

 

 
Resident Mentorship Program

The MAA is forming a Resident Mentorship Program. You may recall receiving an email previously to assess interest in mentoring among our members. The MAA Mentorship Program has been received with great enthusiasm among residency programs in the area, as there continues to be a great need to expose residents to the full range of career options available to them and help residents shift into working in a new era of medicine. The new mentorship program is designed to foster a greater sense of collegiality toward young physicians in the Atlanta area and give back to the community we serve. We are encouraging physicians of MAA to sign up to serve as a mentor to a resident in medicine.  Residents in the mentorship program are in training programs at the Atlanta Medical Center, Emory, and Morehouse.  Mentors and mentees will be matched based on specialty and other interests, such as health care administration, work life/family balance, private practice vs. hospital medicine, and alternative careers in medicine.
 
A minimum time commitment is involved and can be tailored to fit what you are able to offer. For example, some physicians may want to meet with their mentee once or twice a year to answer questions or provide career advice. Physicians who are able, may provide a 1-day (or 1/2 day) shadowing experience, but this is not required.  More information about mentoring options will be sent out soon.

MAA will sponsor a social activity in 2013 for members and the new mentees. Please do not hesitate to contact the MAA office at 404-881-1020 if you have questions about the Mentorship Program. You may also contact Dr. Sumayah Taliaferro, Chair of the Mentorship Program, directly at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

 
Favorite Healthcare Staffing, Inc. awarded certification from the Joint Commission

October 30th, 2012 

MAA staffing partner Favorite Healthcare Staffing, Inc. has been awarded Health Care Staffing Services Certification from The Joint Commission.  The coveted “Gold Seal of Approval™” signifies enterprise-wide compliance to Joint Commission standards in operations and performance by all branch offices in all lines of business throughout the organization.  Favorite has continuously maintained its Certification by The Joint Commission since 2005, shortly after the program was introduced.

According to Michele Sacco, M.S., Executive Director of Health Care Staffing Services Certification for The Joint Commission, “Health care organizations that contract with Favorite Healthcare Staffing can look to Joint Commission certification as an assurance that Favorite demonstrates a commitment to providing and continuously improving quality services.” 

Certification was awarded after comprehensive evaluation of Favorite Healthcare Staffing’s key processes,   including compliance to national standards, verification procedures for credentials, qualifications and competencies of their healthcare professionals, and assessment of Favorite’s staffing and placement services.  

“Exceeding the expectations of our clients, employees and the individuals we serve is the heart of Favorite’s Mission,” says Kathy Perry, President of Favorite Healthcare Staffing.  “We proudly display The Joint Commission Gold Seal as a hallmark of Favorite’s commitment to excellence in healthcare staffing and quality healthcare services.  Assurance of an organization’s integrity and safety are critical measures in today’s healthcare marketplace.  Certification by The Joint Commission recognizes Favorite’s dedication to continuous quality for both our clients and our employees.” 

For more information contact a Medical Staffing Expert at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 888-697-5666.  For additional information please see our link off of the MAA website: Favorite Healthcare Staffing