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NYCU February 14, 2023

  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2023 PHYSICIANS: I recently returned from a trip to Sacramento with San Diego County Medical Society Legislative Committee Chair, Robert Hertzka, MD. For the first time in three years we were able to lead a delegation of San Diego medical students who are SDCMS members to visit key state legislators in Sacramento. They had a very successful trip and were able to meet with San Diego Assembly Members David Alvarez, Akilah Weber, MD, Tasha Boerner Horvath, and Chris Ward, as well as Assembly Health Committee Chair Jim Wood, ...

NYCU January 31, 2023

  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023 PHYSICIANS: On January 24th, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, led by Chair Nora Vargas and Supervisor Terra Lawson–Remer, recognized Maternal Health Awareness Day. In attendance was SDCMS’ own President, Dr. Lase Ajayi, and Past President Dr. Holly B. Yang, along with members of the PowerMom research team. Dr. Ajayi is a leader in researching and working to overcome disparities in maternal health care. The first step is awareness and increasing numbers of health care professionals and government leaders are beginning to see this serious issue and ...