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Are You A SOAPM member?

I can't imagine how anyone with interest in this blog wouldn't also be a SOAPM member.   But perhaps someone out there is missing out.  SOAPM is, by far, the best source of pediatric practice management information on a national scale.  Here's a grea...
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Joe Hagan, M.D. For AAP President

In most of the  AAP presidential campaigns over the last 10 years, I'd consider one of the two selected choices to be a good friend.  I unintentionally nearly always back the second-place finisher because I live in the practicing-pediatrician world a...
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2013 NCE

Every year, I promise myself that I'll take a lot of notes, get a good night sleep every night, share all the important pediatric experiences I'm having...and then we end up staying up until 1am watching the World Series and I am too exhausted to do ...
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Sample Pediatric Recall Letters

A call went out on SOAPM last week looking for personalized patient recall letters.  I've looked at hundreds over the years, so I asked for volunteers.  I immediately heard from the wonderful folks at the Child and Adolescent Clinic in Longview, WA, ...
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AAP NCE Redux

Short of riding the mechanical bulls on Bourbon Street, I think we fulfilled our social requirements at the AAP NCE this week.  I starting making a list of people I got to greet, but gave up after 50.  And it always remains a treat to meet people I'v...
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Practice Management at the 2012 AAP NCE

In years past, I have gone through the entire NCE schedule and highlighted the talks or meetings I had hoped to crash.  This year, Jose Lopez (the manager of the SOAPM section), put this awesome handout together.
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Podcasts/Chip Hart

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A few weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of being invited back to the EntreMD podcast with Dr. Una.  Apparently, our last podcast was her most popular podcast in all of 2020!
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