TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 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 a Clinical Town Hall about the COVID–19 pandemic . These virtual sessions are designed by physicians, for physicians to share timely information and discuss issues specific to medical professionals. PLEASE SAVE THE DATE: Thursday , August 12 th , 6 — 7:30 PM JOIN MEETING: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81838235368 WEBINAR ID: 818 3823 5368 AUDIO ONLY: (669) 900–6833 OR (253) 215–8782 * audio only participants will not have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar The CalVax Grant deadline has been extended until September 10 th at 11:59 PM . Individual practices may receive up to $55,000 to support vaccination efforts, and to be eligible, practices must complete Section A of the myCAVax application process. Funded by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the practice support grants will help physicians and medical practices (with 200 or less physicians) administer COVID–19 vaccines in their community, as well as reimburse for related expenses incurred since November 2020. Allowable expenses include staffing, training, technology, infrastructure, supplies/equipment and administrative overhead. Small practice providers can apply to receive $10,000 for up to five vaccination sites for a total of $50,000. Additionally, small practice providers can receive an additional $1,000 per site (up to five sites for an additional $5,000) if their vaccination sites match high priority areas as noted by the CDPH. Contact email@example.com or call (916) 551-2565 for more information. UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief has partnered with UC San Diego Division of Pain Medicine to offer this year’s Train the Trainer (T3): Primary Care Pain Management Fellowship . Full tuition waivers are available to safety – net clinicians in California ( including FQHCs , RHCs , and county health systems ). Apply HERE . As always, let me know if you have any questions! Paul Hegyi, CEO WHAT TO KNOW … Over 2 Million San Diegans Now Fully Vaccinated CLICK HERE CAHAN Alert: COVID–19 Urgent Need to Increase Vaccination CLICK HERE COVID Patients Have Doubled in California Hospitals CLICK HERE Gavin Newsom Announces Plans to Spend $350 Million to Vaccinate Medi–Cal Recipients. Here's Why CLICK HERE Highly Vaccinated States Keep Worst COVID–19 Outcomes in Check as Delta Spreads, WSJ Analysis Shows CLICK HERE J&J Vaccine Highly Effective Against Delta Variant in South African Trial CLICK HERE Children's Hospitals See Spike in COVID–19 Cases in High Transmission Areas CLICK HERE For Seniors Especially, COVID Can Be Stealthy CLICK HERE The Delta Variant is Sending More Children to the Hospital. Are They Sicker, Too? CLICK HERE WHAT TO DO … AUG 11, 2021 : 12:15–1:15pm, Webinar ‘Revised Reporting Requirements for the Provider Relief Fund’, Explains How Physicians Must Report on Their Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Expenditures, Free for Members and $99 for Non–Members, Sponsored by CMA CLICK HERE AUG 17, 2021 : 7–8pm, FREE Webinar Series ‘ACEs Online Wellness Engagement Groups’, for Physicians Screening/Treating Patients with ACEs or Toxic Stress, 6 Monthly Tuesday Sessions, Up to 6 CME Credits, Welcome to Members and Non–Members, Sponsored by CMA CLICK HERE AUG 20–22, 2021 : 7:45am daily, 64 th San Diego Academy of Family Physicians [SDAFP] Virtual Annual Fall Symposium ‘Family Medicine Update 2021’, 21.25 CME Credits CLICK HERE SEP 16, 2021 : 1–6:30pm, Online Physician Coaching ‘The Art of Coaching: Passion for Performance Improvement’, First Module Teaches the Fundamentals of Physician Coaching, Offered by Jeffrey M. Smith, MD and SurgeonMasters CLICK HERE SEP 23–26, 2021 : Obesity Medicine 2021 Summit ‘Overcoming Obesity’, Leading Experts Advise on Adult/Childhood Obesity, Nutrition, Pharmacotherapy, & Obesity–Related Disease, Up to 30 CME Credits, in Chicago or Virtually, Save $300 and Register for Chicago by Aug. 18, Presented by Obesity Medicine Association CLICK HERE WHAT TO READ, LISTEN & WATCH … CMA in the Courts READ HERE Podcast ‘What the Health’ Delta Blues LISTEN HERE ACEs Aware Webinar: Building Trauma–Informed Connections Via TeleHealth During COVID–19 WATCH HERE CMA Webinar: Telehealth Reimbursement and Privacy Laws: COVID–19 Emergency WATCH HERE CMA Webinar: Employment and Practice Staffing Issues: COVID–19 Emergency WATCH HERE SDCMS Webinar: Biosimilars Overview & Policy Landscape WATCH HERE SDCMS’ 151 st Virtual Presidential Installation WATCH HERE Please Consider Supporting Our Advertisers … Thank You!