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SDCMS Speaks Out Against Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander Violence and Discrimination

SDCMS SPEAKS OUT AGAINST ANTI-ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION March 19, 2021 San Diego County Medical Society President Holly B. Yang, MD, today issued the following statement concerning recent events of discrimination and violence against Asian Americans: “Discrimination and violence against Asian Americans is a betrayal of our shared values and fundamental principles. It is morally reprehensible and contemptible. Racism has no place in our society. As physicians who care for the health and welfare of all members of our community, we will continue to speak out loudly against racism ...

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. ...

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 ...

2021-22 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 SDCMS’s 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 2021. Additionally, for geographic directors, physicians must have their primary practice located within the ...

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 ...

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. ...