Our mission is to empower PAs through advocacy and education; providing resources for physician assistants as well as the community in the pursuit of excellence for team-based medicine.
Prescription Monitoring Program
You are required by Law to register with the PMP if you prescribe controlled substances. This means if you have a DEA Number you should probably be registered with the PMP.
Opioid Prescribing Regulations
RI has NEW MANDATORY Prescribing requirements that limit how you can prescribe opioid pain medication.
This is includes limits on amount and strength.
Read the requirements here:
There is also a new mandatory CME requirement for 8 hrs of approved Opioid Training.
Physicians Health Program
The Physician Health Committee of the Rhode Island Medical Society has helped hundreds of physicians, dentists, podiatrists and physician assistants address personal problems that can compromise professional performance. It is a medical peer review committee maintained voluntarily by the Rhode Island Medical Society since 1978. As a peer review body, the Committee enjoys the strong protection of both Rhode Island and federal law for the confidentiality of its work.
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See Something, Say Something
If you know a PA, Doctor or Dentist that may be suffering from Depression, Addiction, Mental Health Challenges, Cognitive Decline, Serious Health Issues or Behavior Issues and wish to discuss your concerns in confidence then please call the Physicians' Health Program.
Click here for more information or to make a referral.