About MICIS: the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service
MICIS, the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service, is an innovative educational outreach program designed to provide independent clinical information to Maine physicians and other prescribers of medications. By aligning prescribing practices with the best scientific evidence on the treatment of common clinical problems, patient outcomes can be improved. MICIS began in 2009 and is a program of the Maine Medical Association (MMA).
MICIS is wholly funded through a contract with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Office of MaineCare Services. It receives no funding or other support from any other source, including the pharmaceutical industry. Educational outreach and academic detailing are provided to Maine healthcare providers free of charge.
Who is MICIS?
Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, FAAFP, with MICIS since 2011, received her doctorate from Vanderbilt Medical School and a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill. She also attended Colby College and Emory University. Elisabeth is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. Her clinical work includes hospital medicine and she owns a consulting/education company. She is active in leadership of the Maine Academy of Family Physicians and is enrolled in the Hanley Physician Executive Leadership Institute. She has participated in numerous state and local opioid-related work groups. She lives in Holden with her husband, three teenagers, one dog and one cat.
Charles Pattavina, MD, FACEP
Dr. Pattavina joined MICIS in 2019 and has received Academic Detailer training from the National Resource Center for Academic Detailing (NaRCAD) He received his MD from Boston University School of Medicine and attended Boston College. Dr. Pattavina is Past President of the Maine Medical Association and was the medical director and chief of emergency medicine at St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor. He also has served on the board of the American College of Emergency Physicians.