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Top Doctors 2019

2019 ELECTION: MAY 6 — JUNE 17   SAN DIEGO COUNTY PHYSICIANS   The San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS) invites you to participate in the selection process for “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” — Top Doctors 2019. The SDCMS leadership wishes this process, while not perfect, to be fair, open and honest for physician peers selecting the top 5% of active San Diego County physicians. Several years ago we significantly improved the selection process to ensure a more proportionate representation ...

Champion Provider Fellowship

The California Public Health Department is beginning the application process for its next cohort of the Champion Provider Fellowship. The due date for applications is Friday, March 3, 2017. The focus of the Champion Provider Fellowship is to “advocate for institutional, community, and state-level strategies that can improve physical activity and nutrition resources for their patients and communities.” The Champion Provider Fellowship is a two-year commitment. For more information about the Champion Provider Fellowship and how to ...

County of San Diego HHSA Announcement

I am pleased to announce two major developments for our Health and Human Services Agency. First, Nicholas "Dr. Nick" Yphantides, MD, MPH, will be moving into a full-time role as the agency's chief medical officer (CMO) starting Friday, September 2. Dr. Nick has already been serving the agency in the same role on a part-time, advisory basis for the past seven and a half years. Presently, I look forward to having Dr. Nick champion our Live Well San Diego vision and aspirations on a full-time basis. I am confident that ...