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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 ...

Physician Wellness Resources During COVID-19 Emergency

PHYSICIAN WELLNESS RESOURCES DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY   Taking care of your own wellbeing in these trying times is something that can’t be overlooked. Physician Wellness is always a concern but it’s particularly important during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Keep yourself safe physically and mentally and review these Physician Wellness resources to help you do so.   Care 4 Caregivers Now  The emotional stress of responding to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic puts the personal and emotional health of front line health care workers at exceptional risk. To provide relief and help alleviate ...

COVID-19 Resources and FAQs for Clinicians in Post-Acute & Long-Term Care

 COVID-19 Resources and FAQs for Clinicians in Post-Acute & Long-Term Care A crowd-sourced collaboration of volunteer physicians in SDCMS. These resources were put together at the request of our members looking for support for physicians practicing in post-acute and  long term care. We have done our best to include links that are updating frequently from reliable sources like the CDC, CDPH, and San Diego County. These are NOT meant to be guidelines or standards of practice. Use all of this at your own risk and discretion. We hope that you use this ...

Ambulatory Physician Practical COVID-19 Resources

AMBULATORY PHYSICIAN PRACTICAL COVID-19 RESOURCES   A crowd-sourced collaboration of SDCMS, Be There San Diego, multiple institutions, and volunteer physicians from San Diego county working in all modes of practice.   These resources were put together at the request of our members looking for support for private practices. We have done our best to include sample workflows, sample language, and links that are updating frequently from reliable sources like the CDC, CDPH, and San Diego County. These are NOT meant to be guidelines or standards of practice. Use all of this at your own risk ...

Travel Histories and Ebola Preparedness

Date: October 8, 2014 Travel Histories and Ebola Preparedness This health advisory reminds local healthcare personnel to increase their vigilance for patients presenting with fever or other symptoms consistent with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and to ask about travel history to Ebola-affected countries in West Africa. Links to updated resources to address risk assessment, infection control, and patient management for EVD are also provided. Updated Information on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Epidemic Ebola virus transmission is ongoing in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Nigeria, and Senegal have had imported cases, but with close ...

Ebola Virus Disease

Ebola Virus Disease August 18, 2014 This health alert provides an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa and contains related resource links and recommendations for local healthcare providers. Outbreak Update West Africa is currently experiencing the largest Ebola outbreak in history and the first in the region. The severity of the outbreak prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other agencies and partners are taking steps to respond to ...