TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2021 PHYSICIANS: San Diego County Medical Society invites you to attend an important and timely webinar entitled Biosimilars Overview & Policy Landscape . Join us for this FREE event on Tuesday , June 1 , 2021 , 6 — 7 PM . This webinar will provide an understanding of biosimilar and interchangeable products, including background and terminology. We will also present an overview of the current policy landscape highlighting the regulatory framework, general requirements and key concepts of the developmental process. SDCMS' own William T–C Tseng , MD , MPH will be a featured presenter for this fascinating program. You can register HERE or for more information contact Jen at JOhmstede@SDCMS.org or (858) 565-8888 . Dr . Tseng also deserves our thanks for addressing vaccine hesitancy in a news report by Channel 10 News. About 1.7 million San Diegans have received at least one dose of a two–dose vaccine, and more than 1.2 million are now fully vaccinated but we need more of our fellow San Diegans to be vaccinated. You can view Dr. Tseng and the Channel 10 story HERE . Champions for Health , the charitable arm of the San Diego County Medical Society has created the CARE TB program that is aimed at improving latent TB infection ( LTBI ) education / testing within the Filipino and Vietnamese communities . Besides community feedback, they are seeking input from physicians on how they can best be supported when it comes to LTBI. There is a brief survey for physicians we hope you'll fill out to assist with this important health program to improve health care for underserved communities. You can CLICK HERE to view the survey. We've been asked by the iCARE International Study team, led by the Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, to share their survey for health professionals' on your needs and experiences during the COVID–19 pandemic. So far, 180,000 people have answered their surveys and they are interested in learning your perspective as part of their on–going survey program. You can access the survey HERE . As always, let me know if you have any questions! Paul Hegyi, CEO WHAT TO KNOW … San Diego Reports 47 COVID–19 Cases, No Deaths ? CLICK HERE San Diego's Inovio Makes Progress on Universal COVID–19 Vaccine ? CLICK HERE Majority of Guards at COVID–Wracked California Prisons Refusing Vaccination ? CLICK HERE CDC's Mask Guidance May Come as a ‘Psychological Shock.’ But Here's the Data Behind It ? CLICK HERE Doctors Now Must Provide Patients Their Health Data, Online and On Demand ? CLICK HERE House Passes HERO Act to Provide Mental Health Resources to Nation's First Responders and Health Care Workers ? CLICK HERE Parents Rush to Get COVID–19 Vaccines for Their Children ? CLICK HERE ‘It's Not Over Yet’: Uncertain Protections from COVID Vaccines Leaves Cancer Patients in Limbo ? CLICK HERE Cruise Ship Crews Getting COVID–19 Vaccines Wednesday in San Diego ? CLICK HERE WHAT TO DO … MAY 19, 2021 : 6–7pm, Webinar ‘Information Blocking: Special Considerations for Pediatrics’, Welcome to Members and Non–Members, Sponsored by CMA & American Academy of Pediatrics, California (CA-AAP) ? CLICK HERE MAY 25, 2021 : 6:30pm, San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS) Virtual Presidential Installation ? CLICK HERE JUN 1, 2021 : 6–7pm, FREE SDCMS Webinar ‘Biosimilars Overview & Policy Landscape’, Welcome to Members and Non–Members ? CLICK HERE JUN 8, 2021 : 12–1:30pm, CMA Virtual Grand Rounds ‘COVID–19 Clinical Updates’, 1.5 CME Credits, Welcome to Members and Non–Members, Sponsored in partnership with CA HHSA ? CLICK HERE JUL 10, 2021 : 6–9pm, 2 nd Annual Champions for Health Soirée, Birch Aquarium, La Jolla ? CLICK HERE WHAT TO READ, LISTEN & WATCH … CMA in the Courts ? READ 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 Podcast ‘What the Health?’ Drug Price Effort Hits a Snag ? LISTEN HERE Please Consider Supporting Our Advertisers … Thank You!