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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 12 - December


Dear Colleagues: Please join us at the SSVMS & Alliance Annual Installation and Awards Dinner on Thursday, January 11th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sacramento. In addition to celebrating SSVMS’ 150th anniversary, we will be honoring Golden Stethoscope Award recipient Mary Pat Pauly, MD, Medical Honor Award recipient Gordon S. Garcia, MD, Medical Community Service Award recipient My Sister’s House,  and the Dorothy Dozier Helping Hands Award recipient Kim Majetich. Tickets to the event are $72 per person. Click here to register. If you would like to sponsor a medical student to attend the event, contact Chris at

It has been my pleasure serving as your Medical Society President this past year. I hope to see you next year at a SSVMS sponsored event!

-Ruenell Adams Jacobs, MD, President

Time to join or renew your SSVMS membership for 2018!

Click here to renew and pay online, or contact Megan Sharpe at or (916) 452-2671.

Joy of Medicine Physician Peer Groups
Monthly meetings in various Sacramento Region Locations, Learn More
2018 SSVMS Membership and Awards Dinner
January 11, 2018, Hyatt Regency Sacramento, 6:00pm – 8:30pm, Register Here
CMA Legislative Advocacy Day
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Sacramento, Save the Date
2018 SSVMS 150th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, May 5, 2018, Sutter’s Fort Sacramento, 6:00pm – 8:30pm, Save the Date
CMA Webinars are free for members. Click here to explore on-demand webinars.

In The News

Service Spotlight
In 2017, there were 45 volunteer physicians that dedicated their time, expertise and services to help uninsured patients in our community receive specialty care through the SSVMS SPIRIT program. SSVMS would like to thank each physician for their generosity and compassion to help members of our local community lead healthier and productive lives. Learn More Here
For more information on volunteering or making a tax deductible donation to SSVMS' community programs,  click here.

Other Events
UC Davis School of Medicine - 38th Annual Silent Auction and Wine Tasting Benefit
Saturday, January 6, 2018, 4610 X Street, Sacramento - Medical Education Building, 5:00pm-10:00pm, Learn More Here
Stepping Up to Leadership, IMQ/PACE Platinum Training Program
February 22 - 23, 2018, Paradise Point Hotel & Spa, San Diego, CA, Learn More Here

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