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Register now for CMA's 50th Legislative Advocacy Day!

Event: CMA Legislative Advocacy Day  Date: April 10 Location: Sacramento, CA  The Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA) has reserved a bus that will depart the SCCMA office in San Jose on Wednesday morning to go to Sacramento and return in the late afternoon after the last scheduled legislative meeting. If you would like to reserve a spot on the bus, please email SCCMA Governance and Advocacy Associate, Emily Coren at   Reserve your spot for the California Medical Association’s (CMA) 50th Legislative Advocacy Day, happening on April 10, 2024, in Sacramento! Click here to register now to receive ...

Highlights from Annual Meeting and Ratification of 2024 Officers

On November 14, the Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA) hosted the Annual Meeting and Ratification of 2024 officers over Zoom. Guest Speaker, Immediate Past President of the California Medical Association (CMA), Donaldo Hernandez, MD, presented CMA efforts to change healthcare policy this past year and the future of healthcare. SCCMA President, Anlin Xu, MD summarized programs and events organized by the Association as well as Advocacy efforts from our membership.  Marc Chow, the new CEO/Executive Director of SCCMA, made his first address to the Association Recording will be available soon! 

SCCMA Past President is Installed as CMA's 155th President

November 5, 2023 - Redwood City OBGYN Tanya W. Spirtos, MD, installed as CMA's 155th President  Redwood City ob-gyn Tanya W. Spirtos, M.D., today was installed as the 155th president of the California Medical Association (CMA) – only the fourth woman to hold that position – at the close of association’s annual House of Delegates meeting. “Serving an organization that represents the very heart of our states health care community, is a role that I take on with a deep sense of gratitude and humility,” Dr. Spirtos said in her address to ...

AMPAC Campaign School Returns In-Person This Fall

AMPAC is excited to announce that the 2023 Campaign School will be returning in-person October 12–15 at the AMA offices in Washington, DC!    Running an effective campaign can be the difference between winning and losing a race. That’s why the Campaign School is designed to give you the skills and strategic approach you will need out on the campaign trail. Our team of political experts will teach you everything you need to know to run a successful campaign. Under the direction of our lead trainers, participants will be broken into ...

Annual Call for CMA Award Applications and Nominations

The California Medical Association (CMA) is seeking nominations for its annual awards. These awards are presented in conjunction with the annual meeting of the House of Delegates in October. Each award recognizes special contributions to an aspect of CMA membership and/or the practice of medicine. The deadline for all submissions is Friday, June 30, 2023. COMPASSIONATE SERVICE AWARD This award best illustrates the association’s commitment to community and charity care. Nomination eligibility: Active physicians or physician organizations who have demonstrated a history of providing charity or donated care to communities within the state of ...