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NYCU May 28, 2024

  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2024 PHYSICIANS: The County’s Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) team would like to share with SDCMS the latest edition of their quarterly newsletter, found at OD2A Quarterly Newsletter Winter 2023. This quarter’s theme is transition and includes information about the transition of the County’s CDC–funded OD2A program to the Overdose Surveillance and Response (OSAR) program. The Winter 2023 OD2A newsletter also contains information about how prescribers can earn continuing medical education (CME) credits by completing the OD2A–developed opioid stewardship academic detailing modules, featuring a special CURES 2.0 module. Additionally, ...

NYCU December 5, 2023

  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2023 PHYSICIANS: The San Diego Alpha Foundation, a non–profit Divine–9 organization committed to promoting health equity and supporting underrepresented communities in San Diego is excited to announce two of its upcoming events, the San Diego Alpha Foundation MLK 5K Run/Walk and the Harmony Health Fest MLK Festival, during Martin Luther King Day weekend on Sunday, January 14th, 2024. These events not only celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr but also help foster a sense of community and raise awareness about health disparities in the African–American ...

NYCU November 21, 2023

  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2023 PHYSICIANS: It is with deep sadness that I share SDCMS Board Member Dr. Peter Raudaskoski passed away last week. Peter was Chief Medical Officer for Anesthesia Service Medical Group and a Project Access volunteer with Champions for Health. He is survived by his wife, Lynne, their three children and extended family. Peter was an incredibly talented physician leader who cared deeply about the practice of medicine, and the impact of policy on his patients. He brightened every board meeting and event with his warm smile. He will be ...

NYCU August 1, 2023

  TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 PHYSICIANS: The County’s Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) team would like to share the June edition of their quarterly newsletter, which can be found in their Provider Resources section. This quarter’s theme is Harm Reduction and includes information about valuable resources their teams and partners have already been able to get into the community and more that are on the way. Prescribers (i.e., physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dental practitioners, and pharmacists) will also have the opportunity to provide feedback via a 10–minute survey which will help assess ...

NYCU July 18, 2023

  TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2023 PHYSICIANS: San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS), in partnership with The Doctors Company (TDC), is sponsoring two FREE webinars this Fall that are of great value to physicians. 1 CME Credit is available for participation in each webinar. I encourage you to put each webinar on your schedule. On Wednesday, September 20th, from 6:00–7:00pm, is ‘Managing the Noncompliant and Nonadherent Patient’. The increase in noncompliant and nonadherent patients is a concerning issue for healthcare professionals. They must evaluate patients who do not follow recommendations for tests, lab, follow ...

NYCU February 9, 2021

  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021 PHYSICIANS: The 2021 application cycle for the CalHealthCares Loan Repayment Program closes this Friday. Interested individuals must apply by 11:59pm on February 12, 2021, to be considered for an award. The program — which aims to increase access to care for California's 13 million Medi–Cal patients — awards grants of up to $300,000 in loan repayments to encourage and incentivize physicians to provide care to Medi–Cal beneficiaries. The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has contracted with Physicians for a Healthy California (HC) to administer this program. PHC recently ...