E-Newsletter

Send us an email at NYCU@SDCMS.org to sign up for our bi-weekly e-newsletter!
rss

NYCU April 2nd, 2024

  TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2024 PHYSICIANS: Congratulations to Adama Dyoniziak, Executive Director of Champions for Health, for being named one of California’s 2024 ‘TB Elimination Heroes.’ Adama received this honor from the California TB Controllers Association (CTBA). Champions recently held a highly successful San Diego in–person TB Prevention Education and Community Engagement Summit that brought together providers and representatives from community–based organizations to learn more about TB prevention, share practices for engagement of communities at risk, and develop a community action plan. In addition, Champions for Health has successfully partnered with the County ...

NYCU March 6, 2024

  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2024 PHYSICIANS: I encourage you to participate in the virtual presentation this Friday, March 8th from 12:15 to 1:00pm, featuring Congressman Jay Obernolte regarding the future of ‘Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare.’ The Congressman is as close to an expert on the topic as you’ll find in elected office. Before holding public office, Mr. Obernolte was a successful businessman in the technology sector, earned a graduate degree in AI, and he currently Chairs the House Task Force on AI. He also serves on the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee ...

NYCU February 21, 2024

  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2024 PHYSICIANS: The San Diego Braver Angels Alliance is hosting ‘Skills for Disagreeing Better’, a free workshop Saturday, March 16th from 10am to Noon. The program goals include developing understanding of the values and concerns of people who differ from you politically; building better skills for listening in a way so that the other person feels heard; and better skills for sharing viewpoints in a way so that the other person might hear — even if they disagree. You can REGISTER HERE. REGISTRATION FOR SAN DIEGO’S TB PREVENTION EDUCATION ...

NYCU February 6, 2024

  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2024 PHYSICIANS: The American Heart Association and Sharp HealthCare will be hosting a virtual community conversation on heart attack and heart failure in women, specifically, what to look out for and ways to prevent heart disease. ‘Community Conversation: Pregnancy, Maternal Health & Your Heart’ will be tomorrow, February 7th, at 6pm. They will have guest speakers Dr. Joanna Adamczak, who is a physician in maternal fetal medicine at Sharp Mary Birch, and Dr. Marin Nishimura, who is a physician in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. ...

NYCU January 23, 2024

  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2024 PHYSICIANS: It is with sadness that I share Paul K. Raffer, MD has passed at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with cancer. Dr. Raffer was not only a distinguished former leader for San Diego County Medical Society but earned a reputation as a knowledgeable and compassionate physician. He had a solo private practice for decades in Chula Vista. He was also a talented musician and singer, which he enjoyed sharing at community events. Dr. Raffer was predeceased by his wife Donna. He is survived by ...

NYCU January 10, 2024

  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2024 PHYSICIANS: On January 16, 2024, SDCMS’ Nominating Committee will convene to recommend a proposed slate of SDCMS Board of Directors candidates for 2024–2025. The slate can be viewed HERE. Pending final approval of the proposed slate by the SDCMS Board of Directors on January 23, 2024, SDCMS bylaws allow for nomination by petition. If the requisite number of signatures is received, the petitioner will be placed on the ballot. For details on the number of signatures required, email Paul Hegyi at Hegyi@SDCMS.org. Nomination petitions may be mailed to ...