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2021–22 SDCMS Board of Directors (BOD) Elections

2021–22 SDCMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTIONS April 1 — May 4, 2021 LEGEND: ⚠Asterisk (*) After Name = Incumbent   ⚠# in Parentheses After Name = Term Length in Years   OFFICERS: President–Elect: Toluwalase (Lase) A. Ajayi, MD (1) Secretary: Nicholas (dr. Nick) J. Yphantides, MD, MPH (1) Treasurer: Heidi M. Meyer, MD (1) GEOGRAPHIC DIRECTORS: Kearny Mesa #1: Anthony E. Magit, MD, MPH* (3) La Jolla #1: Sonia L. Ramamoorthy, MD (3) North County #1: Arlene J. Morales, MD (3) North County #3: Nina Chaya, MD (3) South Bay #1: Paul J. Manos, DO (3) South Bay #2: Maria T. Carriedo-Ceniceros, MD* (3) AT–LARGE DIRECTORS: #2: Kelly C. ...

2021-2022 SDCMS Board of Directors Election Slate

2021-2022 SDCMS Board of Directors Elections Slate Prior to the February 23, 2021 Board of Directors meeting, SDCMS’s Nominating Committee will convene and consider the following proposed slate of SDCMS Board of Directors candidates for 2021–2022. Officers: · President–Elect: Dr. Toluwalase (Lase) Ajayi (one-year term) · Secretary: Dr. Nicholas Yphantides (one-year term) · Treasurer: Dr. Heidi Meyer (one-year term)   Incumbents Seeking Re-election: · At–Large Director # 7: Dr. Karl Steinberg (three-year term) · Kearny Mesa Director #1: Dr. Anthony Magit (three-year term) · South Bay Director #2: Dr. Maria Carriedo (three-year term) · CMA District I Delegate: Dr. Karrar Ali (three-year ...

After 15 Years, SDCMS Moving Out of Offices: Going Virtual

After 15 years, San Diego County Medical Society is moving out of our offices in Suite 250 located at 5575 Ruffin Road in Kearney Mesa and our staff will work remotely. The staff has been working successfully remotely from their respective homes since the COVID–19 pandemic necessitated the first stay–at–home order in March. SDCMS’ lease had already been set to expire in December of this year so the move is effective now. Our new mailing address is 8690 Aero Drive, Suite 115-220, San Diego, CA 92123. The phone number remains ...

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 ​extremely 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. ...