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On-Demand Webinar Available on Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing for Older Adults

Champions for Health, the non-profit organization for the San Diego County Medical Society, has produced for physicians an on-demand webinar on pain managment and opioid prescribing for seniors. Learn appropriate techniques specifically for your older adult patients. For more information on this education activity and to access this helpful webinar please follow this link: https://championsforhealth.org/pain-management-and-opioid-prescribing-for-older-adults/

Blood Pressure Measures for Love Your Heart Day: Feb. 14

Physicians: The blood pressure readings for your patients will help the County of San Diego track the health of the community. Please volunteer to report your readings with a quick and easy tick-mark sheet. Last year, over 25,000 individuals learned their blood pressure numbers on Love Your Heart day, and Champions for Health gathered 10% of all blood pressure readings. Thanks for your help! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A TALLY SHEET

Local Doctors Volunteer to Give Hope to 34 Uninsured San Diegans

The SDCMS Foundation and Kaiser Permanente Partner to Deliver Free Surgeries During Saturday Surgery Day Program Local Doctors Volunteer to Give Hope to 34 Uninsured San Diegans Thirty-four San Diegans who had been suffering with pain, injury, lack of vision, and other debilitating conditions received free, life-changing medical treatment during Saturday Surgery Day on October 19 thanks to a partnership between the SDCMS Foundation and Kaiser Permanente. This Saturday Surgery Day, an important part of the Foundation’s Project Access San Diego (PASD), took place at Kaiser Permanente Garfield Specialty Center, 5893 ...