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Academic Practice Forum

The Academic Practice Forum represents the unique concerns of physicians practicing as part of a medical school faculty. 

The forum ensures that issues important to academic physicians are considered during the California Medical Association's (CMA) policy development process and in the legislature. The forum is also dedicated to keeping California medical school curriculum free from legislative mandates. Other areas of interest to the Academic Practice Forum include adequate graduate medical education funding as an ongoing priority to ensure training programs to produce enough graduates in time to meet the near-term or long-term primary care needs in California.

CMA forums elect delegates that serve as representatives to the House of Delegates (HOD) and provide input on resolutions submitted during the year-round resolution process. To view members of the HOD delegation, click here.

2019 Officers

Brian J. Wolk, M.D.
Chair
 
   
Satyan Lakshminrusimha, M.D.
Delegate
Joy Melnikow, M.D.
Delegate
   
Douglas Vaughn, M.D.
Alternate
Andrew Cheng Wong, M.D., MBA
Alternate
   
   

Year-Round Resolutions

Shape the next generation of CMA policy by submitting and testifying on resolutions year-round.

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