Maine’s legislature is composed of 186 members (151 members of the House of Representatives and 35 members of the Senate) elected every two years. Members are limited to four consecutive terms in one seat, but they may return after a break and may run for an appropriate seat in the other chamber. Maine also has a system of public campaign financing called the Maine Clean Election Act. Maine’s Governor is limited to two four-year terms. The Maine legislature meets for approximately 6 months (January to June) in the first year and for approximately 4 months (January to April) in the second year of the 2-year cycle.
All of the committees of the Maine Legislature are joint House/Senate committees generally composed of 13 members – 3 Senators with 2 from the majority party and 1 from the minority party and 10 Representatives with 6 from the majority party and 4 from the minority party. The following committees have jurisdiction over some portion of health care policy.
The Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians will be holding its 12th Annual Spring Program at the Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport on April 26-27, 2018. The meeting begins Thursday evening with a reception at 5:00 p.m., dinner at 6:00 p.m. and a 1 1/2 hour program at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Daniel Price will talk about the Epidemiology, Natural Course, and Neurobiology of Borderline Personality Disorder beginning at 6:30 p.m. On Friday, Dr. Price and Dr. John Gunderson will spend the day talking about the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: Good Psychiatric Management. Dr. Gunderson is a renowned expert in the field.
The fees vary depend on whether you are a MAPP member, a physician or a non-physician. Residents and medical students may attend free-of-charge, but registration for all is required. Guests are welcome to join us for Thursday night’s dinner but if you bring a guest or are not a MAPP member the fee is $50 to cover the meal.
You can now register for the meeting by check or online using your credit card.
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Please don’t delay as space is limited and this will be a popular program.
Year Around Event (2018) EST
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport
5 Park Street, Freeport