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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 ...

Dr. Mihir Parikh Installed as President of SDCMS for 2016–17

Long-time San Diego County Medical Society member, Dr. Mihir Parikh, was installed as SDCMS's 131st president on Saturday, June 4, at the sixth-annual White Coat Gala, an event hosted by SDCMS and Champions for Health (formerly the SDCMS Foundation) to raise funds for Project Access San Diego, the county’s only comprehensive network of coordinated, donated healthcare services for medically underserved patients. Dr. Parikh is a board-certified ophthalmologist and has performed more than 12,000 LASIK procedures, including many for San Diego Chargers players. After Dr. Parikh graduated cum laude and Phi ...

2016–17 SDCMS Board of Directors Elections

2016–17 SDCMS Board of Directors (BOD) Elections: April 12 – May 6, 2016 Notes: “inc.” After Name = Incumbent • # in Parentheses After Name = Term Length in Years OFFICERS: President-elect: Mark W. Sornson, MD (1) Secretary: David E-J Bazzo, MD, FAAFP (1) Treasurer: James H. Schultz Jr., MD, MBA, FAAFP (1) GEOGRAPHIC DIRECTORS: East County #1: Venu Prabaker, MD (inc.) (3) East County #2: Kosala Samarasinghe, MD (1) Hillcrest #1: Gregory M. ...

Political Veteran Paul Hegyi Takes Over as SDCMS CEO

Political Veteran Paul Hegyi Takes Over as SDCMS CEO CMA Alum Takes Reins on Heels of Current CEO’s Retirement Announcement Contact: Kyle Lewis, (858) 300-2784, KLewis@SDCMS.org San Diego – After over five years with the California Medical Association (CMA), vice president of membership, marketing, and communications Paul Hegyi will take over as chief executive officer of the San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS) effective January 1, 2016. The transition comes after longtime SDCMS CEO Tom Gehring announced his retirement. “We could not be happier to have Paul come on board and join our ...