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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 September 21, 2021

  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 PHYSICIANS: The County of San Diego, the San Diego County Medical Society, and the Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties are hosting the latest Clinical Town Hall about the COVID–19 pandemic tomorrow evening. These virtual sessions are designed by physicians, for physicians to share timely information and discuss issues specific to medical professionals. PLEASE SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, September 22nd, 6 — 7:30 PM JOIN MEETING: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81838235368 WEBINAR ID: 818 3823 5368 AUDIO ONLY: (669) 900–6833 OR (346) 248–7799   *audio only participants will not have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar A reminder ...

NYCU May 4, 2021

  TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021 PHYSICIANS: We are asking all physicians to contact their Representative in Congress and urge them to cosponsor the California Medical Association bill, HR 1133, the “Stopping Doctor Shortages Act.” This bill makes a technical fix to ensure that all California and Texas physicians can participate in the federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program. Due to an error in the implementing regulation, most California and Texas physicians cannot receive loan forgiveness like their colleagues in all other 48 states. It is harming California’s ability to recruit and ...

NYCU January 13, 2021

  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2021 PHYSICIANS: Vaccinations, vaccinations, vaccinations. That is really the only thing on my mind. The vaccines are here, but getting them to all of you and your staff has been challenging. I can't express the sense of relief I felt when the Vaccination Super Station at Petco was announced. The County in partnership with UC San Diego Health, the City of San Diego, the Padres, and others will be vaccinating up to 5,000 health care workers a day by the end of the week. This isn’t a complete solution, many more ...

NYCU January 21, 2020

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020 PHYSICIANS:  We just received an urgent message from the California Medical Association that CMS has issued a proposed rule that will significantly reduce our state's Medicaid funding, exacerbate provider shortages and undermine patient access to medical care. We need as many physicians as possible to submit UNIQUE comments. Immediate action ...

NYCU January 7, 2020

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2020 PHYSICIANS:  The beginning of the new year means there is a great deal of important information and a number of significant deadlines to share with you. On December 9, 2019, the SDCMS Nominating Committee convened and is recommending a proposed slate of SDCMS Board of Directors candidates for ...