First COVID-19 Virtual Grand Rounds webinar is July 14; Register today

June 30, 2020

With COVID-19 likely to be part of the clinical landscape for the foreseeable future, the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) and the California Medical Association (CMA), in partnership with the California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) and Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California (OPSC), are hosting a monthly Virtual Grand Rounds series on the evolution of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and management of COVID-19 patients.

The first Virtual Grand Rounds – State of COVID-19 with California Public Health Leaders – will be Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 12 p.m. The 90-minute grand rounds webinars are free and open to all interested clinicians. Clinicians likely to encounter COVID-19 in their practice settings (e.g., front line physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants) are encouraged to join the monthly case-based presentations, which will include expert panel discussions and audience participation.

State public health leaders will discuss past and current state efforts to prepare for COVID-19 surges, data collection methods for surveillance and planning, as well as related impacts to California communities. Participants include:

  • Mark Ghaly, M.D., CHHS Secretary
  • Alice Chen, M.D.,  MPH, Deputy Secretary for Policy and Planning and Director of Clinical Affairs, CHHS
  • Sonia Angell, M.D., MPH, State Public Health Officer and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director
  • Erica Pan, M.D., MPH, California State Epidemiologist and Deputy Director for the CDPH Center for Infectious Diseases

Physicians can receive CME for participating in the COVID-19 Virtual Grand Rounds.*

Register today.

Have questions? Contact covidrounds@cmadocs.org for more information.

*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the California Medical Association (CMA) and California Health and Human Services Agency. CMA is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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