CMA urges Congress to protect the viability of physician practices during COVID-19 crisis

March 21, 2020

The California Medical Association, in conjunction with other state medical associations — representing hundreds of thousands of physicians who are on the front lines caring for patients during the novel…

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Historic! CUA President, Peter Bretan, Jr. installed as CMA President

October 29, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS PETER ON YOUR TERM AS CMA PRESIDENT! CUA President, Dr. Peter Bretan, took the podium as newly installed CMA President, on Sat., 10/26/19, Anaheim, CA. The energy and vibe…

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RSVP for “Silent Killer” Documentary – Oct. 17

October 4, 2019

The CUA will be taking part in a panel discussion that will follow the ZERO Prostate “Silent Killer” documentary  in Los Angeles on October 17.  The documentary highlights the unbalanced…

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ACR 111, Kiley – proclaims the month of September 2019 as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in California

September 6, 2019

Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 111 CHAPTER 135   Relative to Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.   [ Filed with Secretary of State  August 27, 2019. ]   LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST ACR 111, Kiley.…

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Resident doctors say UC Davis Health has agreed to bargain with their union

June 4, 2019

Article from the Sacramento Bee, May 1 By Alyssa Hodenfield | Cathie Anderson UC Davis Health has agreed to negotiate with the Committee of Interns and Residents on pay and…

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Good news for coalition opposing SB201 (Intersex)

April 12, 2019

Faced with a broad coalition of pediatric and urological societies, plus powerful patient testimony and CUA/CMA opposition, the committee hearing SB201 on April 1 asked Sen. Weiner to work out…

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How to Avoid HIPAA Violations on Social Media

April 12, 2019

How to Avoid HIPAA Violations on Social Media HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was passed in 1996 to streamline the U.S. healthcare system. It also protects…

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CUA Synopsis: AUA Advocacy Summit Summary 2019

March 20, 2019

By CUA Secretary, Dr. John Lam By Dr. John Lam, CUA Secretary The following is a comprehensive summary of the Annual Advocacy Summit hosted by the AUA from March 4-6,…

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CUA Past-President to Lead AUA Public Policy Council

March 7, 2019

The CUA is proud to announce that Dr. Eugene Rhee, CUA past-president (2009-2013), has been appointed as chair of the AUA Public Policy Council. Dr. Rhee has been very active…

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CMA: 12 ways to be a physician advocate

March 5, 2019

Article from the CMA Newswire. To help physicians improve advocacy efforts on behalf of patients, CMA has published this helpful guide. https://www.cmadocs.org/newsroom/news/view/ArticleId/27962/12-ways-to-be-a-physician-advocate Click link to view article

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