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NYCU July 13, 2021

  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2021 PHYSICIANS: There is a Virtual Webinar on Wednesday, July 21st from 6:00 to 7:30pm on ‘Aducanumab for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease: Controversy & Patient Communications’. It will be moderated by Steven Koh, MD and will be a panel discussion among geriatric specialists that will clarify controversial issues surrounding FDA's recent approval of aducanumab for treatment of Alzheimer's disease, and appropriate messaging to patients and family members. The presentation will cover: Importance of early screening, and how to conduct Specific testing needed to be conducted prior to referral Potential risks and side effects ...

NYCU June 30, 2021

  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2021 PHYSICIANS: This month we have been celebrating PRIDE, which is an opportunity to celebrate our LGBTQ colleagues, other medical professionals and patients. We should remember to not only appreciate the contributions and achievements of LGBTQ medical professionals but also rededicate ourselves to better serving the medical needs of the LGBTQ community, which has historically been underserved by medicine and whose young people in particular can have unique challenges that too often have been neglected or ignored.     Our community and our country are experiencing a nationwide blood shortage, in part ...

NYCU June 15, 2021

  TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021 PHYSICIANS: Today is the landmark day that Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared as the Golden State's ‘Re–Opening Day’ since the COVID–19 pandemic caused initial lockdowns in March of 2020. There is much to be hopeful for given the continuing rise in vaccinations in San Diego County and California, as well as the nation. Our number of cases and COVID hospitalizations have fallen dramatically. But those of us in the medical community know there is still much work to be done in putting the pandemic behind us. SDCMS ...