Health care leaders from across the Bay Area will gather at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Northern California to discuss the lessons learned in the successful delivery of emergency and trauma care at multiple local hospitals after the Asiana Airlines accident this summer. Participants will share the challenges in trauma/critical care delivery in the days and weeks after the accident and will explore new solutions to advance emergency care through regionalization, coordination and collaboration.
Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF
January 14, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Hosted by ACS Chapter President and SFMS board member John Maa, MD, FACS, and President-elect Shelley Marks, MD, FACS, the forum will examine emergency medical response in California and delve into best practices on improving health care delivery and quality in the state, including the need to invest further resources to maintain the emergency care system.
Confirmed forum speakers include:
Please follow this link to RSVP for this important discussion. Please email InspiringQualityTour@facs.org or visit http://inspiringquality.facs.org/national-tour/ for more information on the event.
Speakers will give a brief (10 minute) presentation on one innovation they have taken part of in primary care, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. The session will be streamed online and viewed by primary care groups at other training institutions; viewers will be able to participate in the discussion and send questions in real-time via Twitter.
Below is a link to a brief LiveCast registration form for those who cannot attend the event in person. UCSF PSP will send an email containing further details as well as the LiveCast weblink before the event.
Transforming Outpatient Medicine (TOM) Talks
6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday, Dec 4th in Cole Hall
Refreshments will be provided.
Featuring a series of short dynamic talks by a panel of Bay Area experts regarding innovations in primary care:
- Kate Lorig RN DrPH, Positive Applications of Patient Internet Use for Primary Care
- Fiona Wilson MD, The My Health Model: Personalize Care and Convenient Access
- Margaret Hutchinson CNM MSN, Improving Maternal and Child Health by Transforming Care through Centering Groups
- Alan Glaseroff MD, If Primary Care is the Answer, What is the Question?
- Sang-ick Chang MD MPH, Medical Education Reform: Involving Pre-Clinical Students More in Patient Care
Thank you all SFMS members who have participated in this year's SFMS election. We are proud to announce the SFMS leadership for 2014.
President – Lawrence Cheung, MD (2013 President-Elect automatically succeed to the office of President)
Immediate Past President - Shannon Udovic-Constant, MD (2013 President automatically succeed to the office of Immediate Past President)
President-Elect - Roger S. Eng, MD
Secretary – Richard A. Podolin, MD
Treasurer – Man-Kit Leung, MD
Editor - Gordon L. Fung, MD
Benjamin C. K. Lau, MD
Ingrid T. Lim, MD
Keith E. Loring, MD
Ryan Padrez, MD
Adam Schickedanz, MD
Rachel H. Shu, MD
Paul J. Turek, MD
James L. Chen, MD
Patricia J. Galamba, MD
Vanessa Kenyon, MD
Amy E. Whittle, MD
Ameena T. Ahmed, MD
Roger S. Eng, MD (serves automatically as President-Elect)
George A. Fouras, MD
Katherine E. Herz, MD
David Pating, MD
Brittany Blockman, MD
Richard A. Podolin, MD
Judy Silverman, MD
Elizabeth K. Ziemann, MD
Young Physician Section Delegate (two-year term, 2014-2015): Stephanie Oltmann, MD
AMA Delegate (two-year term, 2014-2015): Robert J. Margolin, MD
AMA Alternate Delegate (two-year term, 2014-2015): Gordon L. Fung, MD
For its third annual lecture, the Lundberg Institute welcomes Peter V. Lee to speak at The Commonwealth Club about the progression of Covered California. Lee is the Executive Director of the statewide health insurance exchange and will be discussing the ways in which Covered California intends to provide 5.3 million Californians with affordable health insurance.
November 14, 2013
5:30 pm Networking Reception; 6:00 pm Program
Gold Room, Commonwealth Club of California
Cost: $20 standard, $8 Commonwealth Club member, $7 students (with valid ID)
Click here for event details and to purchase tickets.
Please join us in supporting Clinic by the Bay at their Medical & Dental Provider Luncheon.
CREDO Restaurant, 360 Pine Street, San Francisco
Wednesday, October 16, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Clinic by the Bay is a privately-funded clinic that provides free health care for working, uninsured adults living in San Francisco and Daly City. The organization recruits retired and practicing healthcare providers as well as other volunteers to extend their care to the clinic’s patients free of charge.