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NYCU April 10, 2019

San Diego County Medical Society

Paul HegyiPHYSICIANS: The California Medical Association is seeking applicants for a new Diversity and Inclusion Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). This committee is charged with assisting the CMA Board in implementing the CMA Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan, including its 2019 strategy on leadership development.  The Plan was previously developed by an earlier Diversity and Inclusion Technical Advisory Committee.

The time commitment involves one face-to-face meeting; a minimum of three telephone meetings; and an expectation that the physician member will prepare for each meeting by reading assigning reading material, participate in all TAC discussions (including e-mail discussions), and actively engage in TAC activities.

The only requirements are that the applicant/nominee be a member of the CMA, have experience or a strong demonstrated interest in diversity and inclusion-related efforts, complete a nomination/application form on the CMA website and provide a brief CV. The deadline is 11:59pm on Friday, April 26, 2019. To apply for this important project, please CLICK HERE to log in to the CMA website.

I'd also like to extend congratulations to our own Dr. David E.J. Bazzo, President of the San Diego County Medical Society, on being inducted as President-Elect of the California Academy of Family Physicians. Kudos are also due to SDAFP board members Dr. Lee Ralph for being selected as CAFP Family Physician of the Year and to Dr. Kristen Brownell for receiving the CAFP Educational Excellence Award.

As always, let me know if you have any questions!  Paul Hegyi, CEO

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