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    U.S. Dept. of Education reopens rule-making on public service loan forgiveness benefits

    July 13, 2021
    The U.S. Department of Education has reopened its “negotiated rule-making process” to make changes to the Higher Educat...

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    USMLE Step 1 exam will transition to pass/fail outcomes on Jan. 26, 2022

    May 11, 2021
    FSMB and NBME have announced that the USMLE Step 1 score reporting will transition to pass/fail outcomes only for adm...

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    Urge Congress to correct unjust denial of public service loan forgiveness benefits

    May 03, 2021
    CMA is sponsoring bipartisan federal legislation to allow California and Texas physicians to participate in the federal...

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    Match Week to reveal training path for more than 42,000 resident physicians

    March 16, 2021
    On Friday, March 19, 2021, the results of the National Resident Matching Program will be announced, informing thousands...

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    Free GME webinar on Mar. 25 to discuss board-certified physicians

    March 01, 2021
    This free webinar series offers innovative technical advice and solutions to meet rural California’s critical access to...

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    CalHealthCares physician and dentist loan repayment program deadline extended

    February 12, 2021
    PHC has extended the 2021 CalHealthCares deadline to give applicants an extra two weeks to complete the application pro...

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    2021 CalHealthCares application cycle closes this Friday

    February 08, 2021
    The 2021 application cycle for the CalHealthCares loan repayment program closes this Friday. Interested individuals mus...

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    Free GME webinar on Feb. 25 to discuss lessons learned from the Camp Fire

    February 01, 2021
    This free webinar series offers innovative technical advice and solutions to meet rural California’s critical access to...

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    2021 CalHealthCares loan repayment application cycle is now open

    January 19, 2021
    The program—which aims to increase access to care for California’s 13 million Medi-Cal patients—awards loan repayment g...

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    Free GME webinar on Jan. 28 to discuss workforce growth strategies

    January 11, 2021
    This free webinar series offers innovative technical advice and solutions to meet rural California’s critical access to...

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    Free GME webinar on Jan. 7 to focus on regional funding opportunities

    December 14, 2020
    "A Primer on Designing GME in Rural Clinical Facilities” will offer innovative technical advice and solutions to meet r...

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    CalMedForce awards $38.14 million to expand California’s health care workforce

    December 01, 2020
    PHC recently announced more than $38 million in new CalMedForce awards  to support medical training and residency progr...

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    Free GME webinar to discuss ACGME requirements on Dec. 3

    November 30, 2020
    This webinar will provide an overview of the recent, extensive and comprehensive ACGME changes made at the federal leve...

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    Free GME webinar to discuss state efforts to expand residency programs on Nov. 12

    October 28, 2020
    This webinar will provide an overview of CalMedForce and other GME efforts happening in 2020 and 2021 to plan for local...

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    Free GME webinar to discuss feasibility studies and business plans on Oct. 22

    October 20, 2020
    To grow and diversify the physician workforce, Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC), the Butte-Glenn Medical Socie...

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    Webinar Series: A Primer on Designing GME in Rural Clinical Facilities

    September 16, 2020
    To grow and diversify the physician workforce, PHC, the BGMS Residency Task Force and Paradise Medical Group have launc...

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    CalMedForce GME grant program now accepting applications

    August 11, 2020
    Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) is now accepting applications for the third cycle of the graduate medical edu...

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    CMA president issues statement in response to Trump's efforts to roll back DACA

    July 28, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to the administration’s announcem...

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    CMA opposes new federal rule that would revoke thousands of student visas

    July 07, 2020
    This week, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced changes to student visa programs that would rev...

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    USMLE opens regional testing center at UCSF

    June 23, 2020
    In its continued effort to identify alternate-delivery methods, the USMLE Program has opened additional regional testin...

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    CMA applauds Supreme Court ruling to protect DACA program

    June 19, 2020
    CMA hailed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week that protected the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) pro...

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    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., statement on passage of state budget

    June 16, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to the California Legislature's pa...

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    Senators introduce medical student loan relief parity for California and Texas physicians

    May 20, 2020
    A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would clarify the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness...

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    AMA urges international medical graduates be exempted from immigration bans

    May 06, 2020
    AMA is urging the Trump Administration to exempt J-1, H-1B and O-1 international medical graduates (IMGs) from any futu...

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    CMA publishes best practices for reopening physician offices and health care facilities

    April 28, 2020
    CMA has developed a set of best practices for physicians to consider as they more to safely and cautiously reopen the...

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    CMA urges additional steps to mitigate the financial impact of pandemic on physicians

    April 03, 2020
    CMA submitted a letter to Gov.Newsom urging him to take quick action to ensure that our financially distressed physicia...

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    Newsom announces CA Health Corps to expand health care workforce to fight COVID-19

    March 30, 2020
    Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the creation of a new volunteer corps for California health care workers who want...

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