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NYCU December 14, 2021

  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2021 PHYSICIANS: Time is running out! 2,185 California medical organizations have already received about $29.6 million from CalVaxGrant to help cover the costs associated with serving as a COVID–19 community vaccination site. There’s about $10.4 million left in available funding, and applications are approved first come, first served, so please consider joining your health care colleagues in keeping our communities healthy and thriving. Learn more and apply today: CalVaxGrant.org or call (916) 551–2565 for one–on–one assistance and more information. Physicians must be knowledgeable regarding how to avoid being reported to the ...

NYCU November 30, 2021

  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2021 PHYSICIANS: Today, people from around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate #GivingTuesday. Please join your physician colleagues by making a tax–deductible donation to Champions for Health, the charitable non–profit for San Diego County Medical Society. Champions for Health has made a major difference in providing access to care and helping fulfill the needs of the medically underserved and minority communities in San Diego County. The pandemic has also resulted in Champions taking on a significant role in helping vaccinate those communities throughout our ...

NYCU November 16, 2021

  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2021 PHYSICIANS: Are you attending this year’s Live Well Advance on November 17th and 18th? We will be presenting during one of the breakout sessions and would love for you to join us! Join us for The San Diego County Medical Society and Champions for Health COVID–19 Response. The COVID pandemic has changed life for all of us, and as it unfolded in 2020 the San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS) and its foundation, Champions for Health (CFH), stepped up to help local physicians and their practices and partnered ...

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 ...