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    When was the last time your medical staff bylaws were updated?

    May 06, 2019
    Medical staff self-governance is a vital part of a carefully crafted system designed to ensure the delivery of quality ...

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    CMA’s Model Medical Staff Bylaws updated

    April 10, 2019
    These bylaws are the definitive guide for medical staffs, providing details on professional and legal structures to sup...

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    CMA seeking nomination for OMSS Board

    September 05, 2018
    The California Medical Association (CMA) Organized Medical Staff Section (OMSS) is requesting nominations for elected o...

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    Registration open for 2018 OMSS Annual Assembly

    September 05, 2018
    We are pleased to invite you to the 2018 California Medical Association (CMA) Organized Medical Staff Section (OMSS) An...

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    Medical staff prevails in legal battle over medical staff self-governance

    July 23, 2018
    A settlement has officially been reached in the case of the Tulare hospital embroiled in a bitter legal battle over the...

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    Tulare hospital voluntarily ceases operations; lawsuit continues

    October 30, 2017
    Tulare Regional Medical Center, as part of its bankruptcy and transition to new management, has voluntarily suspended...

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    IMQ Medical Staff Conference early bird registration deadline is Sept. 30

    September 26, 2017
    Register today for the 2017  Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ) Medical Staff Conference and save. This event—held Oc...

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    Hospital at center of “existential threat” to self-governance files for bankruptcy

    September 20, 2017
    The filing came just two days before closing arguments were scheduled in the case, Tulare Regional Medical Center Medi...

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    Lawsuit fights "existential threat" to medical staff independence

    September 18, 2017
    While “L.A. Law” and other TV courtroom dramas often focused on the rich and glamorous, a lawsuit originating in a rura...

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    Court proceedings in Tulare medical staff self-governance case begin today

    April 03, 2017
    Court proceedings in the lawsuit against Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC) for violating the self-governance rights...

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    CMA available for interviews regarding Tulare Regional Medical Center/medical staff trial

    March 31, 2017
    Court proceedings against the Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC) for violating the self-governance rights of its med...

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    CMA files amicus brief in support of hospital medical staff self-governance

    March 17, 2016
    The California Medical Association (CMA) has filed an amicus brief in support of the medical staff at Tulare Regional M...

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    IMQ offers medical staff leadership skills program in March

    February 19, 2016
    Brush up on your medical staff leadership skills by attending the 2016 Stepping Up to Leadership program, widely recogn...

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    Settlement reached in physician whistleblower retaliation case

    November 23, 2015
    California Medical Association (CMA) member and Modesto nephrologist Mark Fahlen, M.D., has won reinstatement of his ho...

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    2014 medical staff conference to be held in October

    September 16, 2014
    The California Medical Association (CMA) Institute for Medical Quality's (IMQ) 2014 medical staff conference, "Practica...

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    CMA, AMA urge CMS to delay new rules authorizing system-wide medical staffs

    July 11, 2014
    The California Medical Association (CMA), the American Medical Association and dozens of other state and specialty medi...

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    New Medicare rules authorize multi-hospital systems to establish system-wide medical staffs

    May 29, 2014
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule on May 7, 2014, concerning its participat...

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