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YORK COUNTY

SPRING 2021

IN EVERY ISSUE
5	 President's Message
YORK COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY
PO Box 7346, York, PA 17404

(717) 843-6744 * yorkcomedsoc.org

2020
YCMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Paul Burcher, MD
President
Daniel Hornyak, MD
Immediate Past President
Kathryn T. Palisoc, DO
President-Elect
Catherine Bene, MD
Vice President
Stacey G. Robert, MD
Treasurer
Diane Shih-Della Penna, MD
Secretary
Liz Torres
County Executive

MEMBERS-AT-LARGE

FEATURES
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UPMC First in Central Pa. to Use Innovative 	

	

Robotic Technology to Detect Lung 		

	

Cancer Earlier

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Horizon Planning: WellSpan's initiative

	

for Advance Care Planning

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UPMC Opens York Liver Transplant Clinic

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Waivers Issued Regarding Retired Physician

	

and Medical Student Administration of

	

COVID-19 Vaccines, Volunteer Licensee

	

Practice Sites Also Expanded

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Are you willing and able to volunteer 

	
	

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in the vaccine effort to combat the 		
COVID-19 pandemic?

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IN THE NEWS
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Superior Court Issues Decision in

	

Medical Liability Venue Case

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CMS Holds Physicians Harmless

RESIDENT BOARD MEMBERS

	

from MIPS Penalties in the Midst

Megan Chan, MD

	

of COVID-19 Pandemic

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Pennsylvania Medical Society

	

Quarterly Legislative Update

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" You Have a Voice in These

D. Scott McCracken, MD

	

Unprecedented Times "

Diane Shih-Della Penna, MD

	

Kathryn M. Hosey, DO
D. Scott McCracken, MD
Jonathan Rhoads, MD
Suzette Song, MD

Nicole Hammond, MD

EDITORIAL BOARD
Quincy Harberger, MD
Daniel Hornyak, MD

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