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March 24, 2013

Business briefs: March 24, 2013


“The additional specialty training received by these individuals is clear evidence of our medical staff’s dedication and commitment to high standards of care and outcomes for our patients,” said Dr. A.J. Dowidowicz, medical director for the Adirondack Health Emergency Department.

Certified physician assistants are licensed and certified health-care professionals who practice medicine with physician supervision and bring a breadth of knowledge and skills to patient care. Though their role in any particular workplace is determined in consultation with the supervising physician, certified physician assistants take medical histories, conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventative care, assist in surgery, perform a variety of procedures and write prescriptions.

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Young Careerist

PLATTSBURGH — The Champlain Valley Business and Professional Women have announced that applications are now being accepted for participation in the 2013 Virginia Allan Young Careerist Program to be held Tuesday, April 30, at American Legion Post 20 on Quarry Road in Plattsburgh.

The BPW’s signature program celebrates the accomplishments of young professionals. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for encouragement, support and recognition of women and men in the early stages of their careers.

Young Careerist representatives must be between 21 and 35 years of age; must have been employed in business or professions with at least one year of full-time work experience; must be living, working or training or continuing their education in New York State; and must support the goals, objectives and legislative platform of BPW.

This year’s four-minute speech topics include:

1. If you were a TV commentator or analyst, what would be your review of the 2012 presidential election as to its impact on your generation’s future? (You may want to refer to the BPW Foundation web site Generation Y information.)

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