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    Future CMA Doc: Sarah Mae Smith

    January 22, 2019
    Smith has been a member of AMA and CMA since she began medical school in August 2013. She is currently serving her seco...

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    CMA Doc: Stephen Hansen, M.D.

    January 07, 2019
    Passion. Dedication. An unwavering moral compass. Sensitivity to social justice. For more than four decades as a physic...

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    CMA Doc: Jorge Robles, M.D.

    August 03, 2018
    Family physician Jorge F. Robles, M.D., has been a community leader since his arrival in the Imperial Valley in the ear...

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    CMA Doc: Randal Pham, M.D.

    June 25, 2018
    Randal Tanh Pham, M.D., a Silicon Valley oculofacial plastic surgeon, was recently honored with one of the inaugural U...

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    CMA Doc: Dee Lacy, M.D., Ph.D.

    June 07, 2018
    As an infectious disease physician, Dee Lacy, M.D., is accustomed to asking herself how her patients’ pain and sufferin...

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    CMA Doc: Kris Karlen, M.D.

    May 25, 2018
    For three decades, Milpitas ophthalmologist Kris Karlen, M.D., has led annual missions to Ghana to perform sight restor...

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    CMA Doc: Ron Chambers, M.D.

    May 14, 2018
    Dr. Ron Chambers, a family physician with Dignity Health, is trying to prepare the next generation of doctors for situa...

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    CMA Doc: Issa Fakhouri, M.D.

    April 30, 2018
    For Stockton internist Issa Fakhouri, M.D., having support can make all the difference. Whether it be from his family, ...

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    CMA Doc: Kent Yamaguchi, M.D.

    April 16, 2018
    Kent Yamaguchi, M.D., a recently retired UCSF Fresno clinical professor specializing in reconstructive plastic and hand ...

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    CMA Doc: C. Freeman, M.D.

    March 29, 2018
    President-elect of the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA), C. Freeman, M.D., will be the first African Amer...

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    CMA Doc: Kelly Pfeifer, M.D.

    March 19, 2018
    Santa Rosa family physician Kelly Pfeifer, M.D., is director of the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) High-Value...

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    CMA Docs: Shannon Udovic-Constant, M.D., and James Constant, M.D.

    February 14, 2018
    On this Valentine’s Day, the California Medical Association (CMA) thought there no better time to highlight one of our ...

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    Future CMA Doc: Kayla Sheehan

    February 08, 2018
    Second year medical student, Kayla Sheehan, was recently awarded the 2017 Medical Student Scholarship from the Sierra S...

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    CMA Doc: René Bravo, M.D.

    February 04, 2018
    San Luis Obispo (SLO) pediatrician René Bravo, M.D., strives to galvanize his community each and every day. His passion...

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    CMA Doc: Alan Pierrot, M.D.

    January 19, 2018
    Alan Pierrot, M.D. never set out to be an entrepreneur or to pioneer a new surgical delivery model. "I picked my profess...

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    CMA Doc: Edward Ellison, M.D.

    December 18, 2017
    “Physicians are ailing...We need to change our thinking, and change our culture inside and outside of the medical profe...

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    CMA Doc: Vanila Singh, M.D.

    December 04, 2017
    “The opioid epidemic is impacting men and women of all communities, including Indian-Americans...I have seen it from cl...

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    CMA Doc: Scott Nass, M.D.

    November 09, 2017
    West Covina family physician Scott Nass, M.D., has been named president-elect of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing L...

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    CMA Doc: Pratima Gupta, M.D.

    October 30, 2017
    When I say I’m 'pro-life,' I mean that the literal sense of the word 'life,' not the way it's been twisted by anti-choi...

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    CMA Doc: Daniel "Stony" Anderson, M.D.

    October 16, 2017
    San Diego gastroenterologist Daniel “Stony” Anderson, M.D., has been named the 2017 recipient of the CMA Foundation Ada...

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    CMA Doc: Hector Flores, M.D.

    October 02, 2017
    Long-time California Medical Association (CMA) member and leader, Hector Flores, M.D., has been named the 2017 recipient...

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    CMA Doc: Patricia Cantrell, M.D.

    September 17, 2017
    Five years ago when San Diego pediatrician Pat Cantrell, M.D., was invited to give a lecture about food insecurity at a...

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    CMA Doc: J.C. Pickett, M.D.

    September 05, 2017
    Retired Napa orthopaedic surgeon J.C. Pickett, M.D., will be inducted this week into the Vintage High School Athletic H...

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    Future CMA Doc: Cecilia Bonaduce-Leggett

    August 21, 2017
    Under the direction of San Diego anesthesiologist and UCSD professor Robert Hertzka, M.D., medical students have the op...

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    CMA Doc: Richard Pan, M.D.

    August 07, 2017
    "Vaccines are so effective that parents, and even many younger physicians, have never seen many vaccine preventable dise...

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    CMA Doc: Jesus Rodriguez, M.D.

    July 23, 2017
    To qualify for the prestigious Boston Marathon, experts say to try to run faster than the set standard for each age gro...

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    CMA Doc: Thomas Horowitz, D.O.

    July 06, 2017
    I entered my medical training later in life than most. I had trained and worked in public administration and as such ha...

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