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SDCMS Challenges Supervisors to Defend Dr. Wooten

The Executive Committee of the San Diego County Medical Society today sent each Member of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors the following letter:    June 25, 2020   Hon. Greg Cox, Chair Hon. Diane Jacob Hon. Kristin Gaspar Hon. Nathan Fletcher Hon. Jim Desmond   San Diego County Board of Supervisors County Administration Center 1600 Pacific Coast Highway San Diego, CA 92101   Dear Supervisors: On behalf of the San Diego medical community, we are writing to express the deep concern and tremendous sense of outrage felt by physicians throughout our county. We are ‚Äčextremely disappointed by the failure of the Members of the ...

SDCMS Expresses Strong Support for Public Health Officers

The San Diego County Medical Society Executive Committee issued the following statement today:  "The San Diego County Medical Society strongly supports our California public health officers. SDCMS joins the California Medical Association, California Academy of Family Physicians, and State Senator Richard Pan, MD, in calling for support and protection of our public health officers, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seven county public health officers have resigned since mid-April, the most recent was Dr. Nicole Quick in Orange County who was harassed and threatened for requiring mask use in public to help prevent ...

2020–21 SDCMS Board of Directors (BOD) Elections

2020–21 SDCMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTIONS April 1 — May 5, 2020 LEGEND: ⚠Asterisk (*) After Name = Incumbent   ⚠# in Parentheses After Name = Term Length in Years   OFFICERS: President–Elect: Sergio R. Flores, MD (1) Secretary: Toluwalase (Lase) A. Ajayi, MD (1) Treasurer: Nicholas (dr. Nick) J. Yphantides, MD, MPH (1) GEOGRAPHIC DIRECTORS: East County #2: Rakesh R. Patel, MD, FAAFP, CPE* (3) Kearny Mesa #2: Alexander K. Quick, MD* (3) La Jolla ...

2020-21 SDCMS Board of Directors Proposed Slate

2020-2021 SDCMS Board of Directors Election Slate On December 9, 2019, SDCMS’s Nominating Committee convened and is recommending the following proposed slate of SDCMS board of directors candidates for 2020–2021. Officers: ·  President-elect: Dr. Sergio Flores (one-year term) ·  Secretary: Dr. Toluwalase (Lase) Ajayi (one-year term) ·  Treasurer: Dr. Nicholas Yphantides (one-year term) Incumbents Seeking Re-election: ·  At-large Director # 1: Dr. Thomas Savides (three-year term) ·  At-large Director #6: Dr. Marcella (Marci) Wilson (three-year term) ·  At-large Director #8: Dr. Alejandra Postlethwaite (three-year term) ·  At-large Alternate Director # 6: Dr. Vimal Nanavati (three-year term) ·  At-large Alternate Director # 7: Dr. Peter Raudaskoski (three-year term) ·  At-large Alternate Director #8: Dr. ...

2020-21 Board of Directors Call for Self-Nominations

SDCMS Member Physicians: The SDCMS Nominations Committee announces the annual call for nominations to the SDCMS board and officer positions. The committee will meet in December and prepare a slate of candidates for approval by the board next year and election in the spring. To be eligible for service on the SDCMS board of directors, physicians must have been active members of SDCMS for at least two years as of the date of assumption of duties: June 2020. Additionally, for geographic directors, physicians must have their primary practice located within the ...

2019-20 SDCMS Board of Directors Elections

2019–20 SDCMS Board of Directors (BOD) Elections: April 9 – May 7, 2019 NOTES:     Asterisk (*) After Name = Incumbent     •     # in Parentheses After Name = Term Length in Years OFFICERS: President-elect: Holly B. Yang, MD, MSHPEd, HMDC, FACP, FAAHPM (1) Secretary: Sergio R. Flores, MD (1) Treasurer: Toluwalase (Lase) A. Ajayi, MD (1) GEOGRAPHIC DIRECTORS: East County #1: Heidi M. Meyer, MD* (3) Hillcrest #1: Kyle P. Edmonds, MD (3) Hillcrest #2: Steve H. Koh, MD (3) Kearny Mesa #1: Anthony E. Magit, MD, MPH (2) North County ...

2019-20 SDCMS Board of Directors Proposed Slate

2019-2020 SDCMS Board of Directors Elections Slate On December 3, 2018, SDCMS’s Nominating Committee convened and is recommending the following proposed slate of SDCMS board of directors candidates for 2019–2020. Officers: President-elect: Dr. Holly Yang (one-year tern) Secretary: Dr. Sergio Flores (one-year tern) Treasurer: Dr. Toluwalase (Lase) Ajayi (one-year tern) Incumbents Seeking Re-election: AMA Alternate Delegate: Dr. Mihir Parikh (three-year term) At-large Director # 5: Dr. Steven Hayden (three-year term) At-large Alternate Director #2: Dr. Steven Chen (three-year term) At-large Alternate Director #4: Dr. Albert Ray (three-year term) North County Geographic Director #2: Dr. ...

2019-20 Board of Directors Call for Self-Nominations

On November 6, 2018 in Board of Directors SDCMS Member Physicians: The SDCMS Nominations Committee announces the annual call for nominations to the SDCMS board and officer positions. The committee will meet in December and prepare a slate of candidates for approval by the board next year and election in the spring. To be eligible for service on SDCMS's board of directors, physicians must have been active members of SDCMS for at least two years as of the date of assumption of duties: June 2019. Additionally, for geographic directors, physicians ...

2018-2019 SDCMS Board of Directors Elections

2018–19 SDCMS Board of Directors (BOD) Elections: April 10 – May 1 (12pm), 2018 Notes: (*) After Name = Incumbent • # in Parentheses After Name = Term Length in Years Officer Candidates: President-elect James (Jim) H. Schultz, MD, MBA, FAAFP (1) Secretary: Holly B. Yang, MD (1) Treasurer: Sergio R. Flores, MD(1) Geographic Director Candidates: Kearny Mesa #1: Jamie M. Jordan, MD (3) La Jolla #1: Laura H. Goetz, MD (3) North County #1: Patrick A. Tellez, MD, MPH, MHSA* (3) North County #3: Veena A. Prabhakar, DO (3) South Bay ...

2017 SDCMS Board of Directors Election Results

Congratulations to Our Elected Board Members for 2017–18  Officers: President-elect: David E.J. Bazzo, MD, FAAFP Secretary: James “Jim” H. Schultz Jr., MD, MBA, FAAFP, DiMM Treasurer: Holly B. Yang, MD  Geographic Directors: East County #2: Rakesh R. Patel, MD, FAAFP East County #3: Jane A. Lyons, MD Kearny Mesa #1: Sergio R. Flores, MD Kearny Mesa #2: Alexander K. Quick, MD La Jolla #2: Marc M. Sedwitz, ...