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SSVMS Medical Society News is a monthly e-bulletin from the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society (SSVMS) containing up-to-date information and breaking news on issues impacting physicians practicing in El Dorado, Sacramento and Yolo counties. To receive your free subscription, contact SSVMS at (916) 452-2671 or


SSV Medical Society News - 2017 - Volume 6 - Issue 9 - September


Dear Colleagues: SSVMS’ Joy of Medicine Program has launched, and we anticipate seeing many of you at the Joy of Medicine Summit on September 23rd! Through our program, SSVMS provides opportunities for physicians to connect with your colleagues. Are you interested in hiking, reading, traveling, or cooking? Interested in connecting with other physicians in the area with similar interests? Complete this short survey to help SSVMS learn more about your personal interests. We look forward to connecting with you!

As always, let me know what your medical society can do for you,

Ruenell Adams Jacobs, MD

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& over 42,000 members of the CMA TODAY.

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"Medical Staff Self Governance and the Tulare Medical Staff Trial”
September 13, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, Webinar, Register Here
“MACRA: Guidance on the Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)”
September 20, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM, Webinar Register Here
Joy of Medicine Annual Summit
September 23, 2017, 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Arden Hills, Conference Full - Request for Waitlist
Joy of Medicine Annual Summit
September 23, 2017, 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Arden Hills, Conference Full - Request for Waitlist
CMA House of Delegates
October 21-22, 2017, Anaheim, More Information
2017 President's Reception and Awards Gala
October 21, 2017, Anaheim, Register Here
Celebrate the Season Social
November 28, 2017, Save the Date, Studio 817 Sacramento
2018 SSVMS Membership and Awards Dinner
January 11, 2018, Save the Date, Hyatt Regency Sacramento, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
CMA Webinars are free for members. Click here to explore on-demand webinars.
In The News
Service Spotlight
Patricia Sierra, MD is an ophthalmologist with Sacramento Eye Consultants and a volunteer with the SPIRIT Program. Dr. Sierra states “This is a wonderful program and a great opportunity to help those in great need...” Read More
For more information on volunteering or making a tax deductible donation to SSVMS' community programs,  click here.
Other Events
September 5, 2017, 12:00 PM, RSVP Here
September 15, 2017, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Register Here
September 16-17, 2017, UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief, Register Here
Western Occupational Health Conference 2017
September 14-16, 2017, Maui, HI, Register Here
September 24, 2017, RSVP Here
2017 NEPO Building Healthy Communities Summit - Striving for Health Equity in
the Era of Change

Oct 19, 8:00 AM – Oct 20, 1:30 PM, Disneyland Hotel, Register Here

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