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NYCU November 29, 2022

  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2022 PHYSICIANS: Today is #GivingTuesday and we hope that you will put San Diego County Medical Society Foundation dba Champions For Health at the top of your list to help. Champions for Health addresses the unanswered healthcare needs of low–income and uninsured San Diego County residents. Since 2008, Champions for Health has facilitated over $24 million in pro bono specialty care, procedures, and surgeries in collaboration with a network of physicians, hospitals, and clinics across San Diego County. These life–saving services have been provided to more than 6,500 patients ...

NYCU October 25, 2022

  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2022 PHYSICIANS: We are just back from California Medical Association's House of Delegates Annual Session over the weekend where San Diego’s own Robert E. Wailes, MD, concluded his very successful year as CMA President. Over four dozen physicians attended from San Diego County and our very own SDCMS President, Lase Ajayi, MD, presided for hours over the extensive discussion on Health Reform. We are also proud to report that San Diego County Medical Society once again beat all other regional medical societies and won the ‘Victory Bell’, given ...

NYCU October 12, 2022

  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2022 PHYSICIANS: Please join your colleagues at our next physician networking opportunity and mixer on Thursday November 3rd, from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in La Mesa. Come mingle, socialize, and network with your colleagues, and be sure to bring your spouse / significant other — complimentary pizza and drinks will be provided. There is no charge for current society members or their guests to attend this hosted event as included in SDCMS’ benefit offerings. Space is limited and RSVPs are required, so REGISTER NOW, ...

NYCU September 27, 2022

  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 PHYSICIANS: The San Diego Blood Bank has recently issued an urgent call for blood donations, particularly from type O negative and O positive blood donors, as the supply of both blood types has hit critically low levels. SDBB has repeatedly issued urgent calls for blood donations this year but it’s unusual for them to have such a specific and severe blood type shortfall. Regardless of your blood type, there are several things that we in the medical community can do to better support the San Diego Blood Bank in ...

NYCU September 13, 2022

  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 PHYSICIANS: SDCMS’ own President, Toluwalase (Lase) Ajayi, MD will be giving an important talk on September 21st at 1 PM via webinar as part of Scripps Research’s Front Row Lecture series. Her talk will be on ‘Advancing Maternal Health with Digital Technologies.’ The description of the webinar states, “Every pregnancy is unique, yet little is known about the individual characteristics that contribute to healthy pregnancies. These knowledge gaps have tragic consequences. Over the past few decades, the United States has seen a rise in maternal morbidity and mortality, ...

NYCU August 30, 2022

  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2022 PHYSICIANS: A couple of weekends ago San Diego County Medical Society hosted a retreat for our Board of Directors. It was good to be back in person. Our new President, Toluwalase (Lase) Ajayi, MD has provided a report on the event: The SDCMS 2022 Board of Directors retreat was held in beautiful Palm Springs on August 20–21st. This year’s retreat started with a session that focused on preparing for the next pandemic utilizing digital health technologies and addressing health disparities. The session panelists included: Dr. Melissa Campos from San ...