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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. ...

SDCMS' 11th Annual "Outstanding Medical Office Manager" Contest is Now Accepting Nominations

SDCMS wants to recognize San Diego County's most outstanding medical office manager / practice administrator, i.e., someone who goes above and beyond his or her job description, who anticipates problems before they arise, who works efficiently with the practice's time and resources, and who strikes the right balance between exercising control and boosting morale when supervising staff. SDCMS Member physicians can nominate their office managers by explaining in writing (up to 600 words) why their office manager is the BEST in San Diego County. Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, December 31st, 2019.  The winner ...

Earlybird Deadline: November 16, 2015

SDCMS-CMA Physicians: If you are paying full, non-discounted dues and are with a medical group of 150 or fewer physicians, you will receive a $50 discount on your 2016 SDCMS-CMA dues if you renew and pay in full by November 16, 2015. Click Here to Renew Your 2016 SDCMS-CMA Membership Now! Questions? Call SDCMS at (858) 565-8888 Fax SDCMS at (858) 569-1334 Email SDCMS at Membership@SDCMS.org Thank You for Your Membership!

2014 White Coat Gala

SDCMS and the SDCMS Foundation Invite You to Join Us for Our 2014 White Coat Gala   An evening of dinner and dancing celebrating 144 years of healing presented by the San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS) and the SDCMS Foundation, welcoming J. Steven Poceta, MD, SDCMS president for 2014–2015, and thanking Robert E. Peters, MD, PhD, for his service as immediate past president. Saturday, June 14, 2014 Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla No-Host Cocktails: 6:00pm – 7:30pm Dinner & Program: 7:30pm – 9:00pm Dessert & Dancing: 9:00pm – 10:30pm — black tie optional — Note: A limited number of rooms at the ...

SDCMS Medical Student Members Travel to Sacramento

Students Who Attended: Amy Alagh, Mir Amaan Ali, Jeremy Chang, Andrew Fithian, Spencer Fuller, Shannon Green, Matthew Haynie, Yuki Iizuka, Yash Khandwala, Thomas Kwong, Fred Liu, Ming Liu, Tiffany Loh, Vidya Mahadavi, Vishnu Manoranjan, Nicholas Mascarenhas, Leselle Norville, David Nykin, Ellyse Rengstorf, Kellie Satterfield, Eileen Shi, Rehan Syed, Devesh Vashishtha, Arvin Wali, Jeffrey Wyss, Sherry Zhang The First Group of Medical Students Went up on March 24, Along With Dr. Robert Hertzka and Dr. Sherry Franklin:                   The Second Group of Medical Students Went up on March 25, Along With Dr. Robert Hertzka and Dr. Sherry Franklin:                   Meeting With Senator Joel Anderson:                   Meeting With Assemblymember Toni Atkins:                   Meeting With Senator Marty Block:                   Meeting With Senator Ben Hueso:                   Meeting With Assemblymember Brian Jones:                   Meeting With Assemblymember Brian Maienschein:                   Meeting With Assemblymember Dr. Richard Pan:                   Meeting With Assemblymember Marie Waldron:                   Meeting With Assemblymember ...

2014–15 SDCMS Board of Directors Elections

SDCMS Member Physicians: SDCMS’s board of directors (BOD) 2014–15 election will be held April 9 through May 6, 2014. Below please find the candidates' statements. Note that "Inc." in parentheses after the candidate's name indicates he or she is an incumbent, and the number in parentheses after the candidate's name indicates his or her term length in years. OFFICERS: President: J. Steven Poceta, MD (1): I plan to be president of the San Diego County Medical Society for the upcoming year. I have been a member of SDCMS since I came ...