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T	 able of Contents                                                                                                                       June 2018
                                                                                                                                         Vol. 48 No. 6
	5	 President’s Letter:
		 A Love Story                                                                                                                                          OFFICERS
                                                                                                                                                             President
		 By Scott L. Furney, MD, President, MCMS
                                                                                                                                                       Scott L. Furney, MD
	5	 Charlotte AHEC Course Offerings for June
	6	 Member News                                                                                                                                           President-Elect
	6	 New Members                                                                                                                                      Elizabeth B. Moran, MD
	7	 Upcoming Meetings & Events
	8	 Welton Society Spring Luncheon                                                                                                                           Secretary
	8	 Beat the Heat During the Dog Days of Summer                                                                                                         Babak Mokari, DO
	10	 MedLink Forum
	11	 At the Hospitals                                                                                                                                        Treasurer
	13	 Independent Physicians of the Carolinas                                                                                                           John R. Allbert, MD
	13	 National Health & Wellness Observances for June
	13	 Advertising Acknowledgements                                                                                                                  Immediate Past-President
                                                                                                                                                       Stephen J. Ezzo, MD
On the Cover:
                                                                                                                                                   BOARD MEMBERS
 See page 8 for tips to beat the heat.                                                                                                               Raymond E. Brown, PA
                                                                                                                                                     Sarah M. Edwards, MD
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                                   704-376-3688 • FAX 704-376-3173                                                                                    Donald D. Fraser, MD
                                   meckmed@meckmed.org                                                                                              Vishal Goyal, MD, MPH

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                                                                                                                                                 Stephen R. Keener, MD, MPH
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   Charlotte, NC 28204.                                                                                                               Charlotte Medical Dental & Pharmaceutical Society

                                                                                                                                             Sandi D. Buchanan, Executive Director
                                                                                                                                              Mecklenburg County Medical Society

                                                                                                                                                      Darlyne Menscer, MD
                                                                                                                                                   NCMS Delegate to the AMA

                                                                                                                                      Douglas R. Swanson, MD, FACEP, Medical Director
                                                                                                                                                    Mecklenburg EMS Agency

                                                                                                                                                  EXECUTIVE STAFF
                                                                                                                                                       Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                        Sandi D. Buchanan

                                                                                                                                               Finance & Membership Director
                                                                                                                                                        Stephanie D. Smith

                                                                                                                                          Meetings & Special Events Coordinator
                                                                                                                                                           Jenny H. Otto

                                                                                                                                       MECKLENBURG MEDICINE STAFF
                                                                                                                                                               Editor

                                                                                                                                                       Scott L. Furney, MD

                                                                                                                                                        Managing Editor
                                                                                                                                                        Sandi D. Buchanan

                                                                                                                                                           Copy Editors
                                                                                                                                                          Lee McCracken
                                                                                                                                                          Stephanie Smith

                                                                                                                                                            Advertising
                                                                                                                                                           Mark Ethridge
                                                                                                                                               mecklenburgmedicine@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                         Editorial Board
                                                                                                                                                       Stephen J. Ezzo, MD
                                                                                                                                                       N. Neil Howell, MD
                                                                                                                                                     Jessica Schorr Saxe, MD

                                                                                                                                                         Graphic Design
                                                                                                                                                            Wade Baker

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