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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 info@ssvms.org.

SSV Medical Society News - 2020 - Volume 9 - Issue 11



 
Medical Society News
 
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November 2020
Dear Colleagues,

I want to personally thank you for being a member of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society and the California Medical Association. It has been an honor to serve as your 2020 SSVMS President. 
 
We are in the process of renewing your membership for 2021. You should have received your membership profile update and renewal invoice. Please take a moment to review your membership profile you received by mail, note any changes and return the information back to us via email at dbrooks@ssvms.org.
 
Your support is what drives our organization to excellence and allows us to carry out our mission of bringing together physicians from all modes of practice, to promote the art and science of quality medical care, and to enhance the physical and mental health of our entire community. 
 
We hope you will also consider making a tax-deductible contribution to our community programs through the link below or when submitting your dues renewal by mail. Thank you again for being a member of the SSVMS and CMA, and for your contributions to the profession of medicine.
 
We look forward to serving you in 2021.
 
John Wiesenfarth, MD, President
Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society
 
 
Influenza season has officially started
 
Influenza activity is currently low in California. This influenza season may be complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a reminder, all health care providers are required to report all COVID-19 cases and all severe influenza cases to Sacramento County Public Health.
 
For information about influenza, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website, the California Department of Public Health’s website, or SCPH’s website.
 
For information about immunization services, contact the Sacramento County Immunization Assistance Program at 916-875-7468.
 
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SSV Medicine | November/December Issue
 
2021 SSVMS Committee
& Community Interest Survey
 
The SSVMS committees listed below are open for appointments in 2021. Members who are interested in 1) Serving on a 2021 SSVMS Committee; 2) Remaining a member of a current SSVMS Committee in 2021; or 3) Volunteering for community service opportunities, please click here.  
 
Editorial - Plan, write and solicit articles, edit and publish the Society’s official publication;
The Sierra Sacramento Valley Medicine
Historical - Maintain the SSVMS Museum of Medical History and provide tours.
Public & Environmental Health - Study public health and environmental issues that affect the health and well-being of our community.
Scholarship & Awards - Review and make recommendations for recipients of the SSVMS Medical Student Scholarship Fund, and recommend to the SSVMS Board members for the Golden Stethoscope, Medical Honor and Medical Community Service Awards.
 
Upcoming SSVMS Events & CMA Webinars
 
Oral Health in the Medical Home:​
The Critical Role of Oral Health in Optimal Health
 
Susan A. Fisher-Owens, MD, MPH, FAAP ​will be speaking about the importance of oral health in pediatric care and systemic health in a live webinar
 
Join us on November 20th, 2020 at 12:30 pm
 
Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Vaccine Update
 
November 10, 2020 | 12:00-1:30pm
 
November 10, 2020 | 4:00-5:00pm
 
Webinar: Telehealth Series for Small and Medium Sized Practices: (Pt. 7)
 
November 12, 2020 | 12:15-1:15pm
 
GME Webinar Series: ACGME Requirement Changes
 
December 3, 2020 | 12:15-1:15pm
 
GME Webinar Series: State Efforts to Expand Residency Programs
 
November 12, 2020 | 12:15-1:15pm
 
Webinar: Telehealth Series for Small and Medium Sized Practices: (Pt. 9)
 
December 3, 2020 | 12:15-1:15pm
 
Save the Date
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Honors Medicine Live Virtual Event
Saturday February 27, 2021
 
 
CME Opportunity!
Missed any of the Tuesday evening sessions? All the Joy of Medicine Wellness Month speaker presentations are available on-demand and CME accredited. You can find presentation videos and instructions for obtaining CME at www.JoyofMedicine.org.
 
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The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency is seeking physicians and other volunteers to participate in upcoming Mass Vaccination Plans.

Community Service Certificates will be issued for all volunteers and food and drinks will be available for all volunteers. Licensed physicians interested in vaccinated must complete an Medical Points of Dispensing (MPOD) volunteer application and register as Disaster Healthcare Volunteer (DHV). Non-medical volunteers, including medical students, can volunteer by completing a brief MPOD course. Upon completion of the class, interested individuals will be given the option to submit a volunteer application. Contact: Volunteer.Coordinator@yolocounty.org.
 
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The Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society is dedicated to bringing together physicians from all modes of practice to promote the art and science of quality medical care and to enhance the physical and mental health of our entire community.
 
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