November 14, 2023
San Diego physician Sergio R. Flores, M.D., has been elected chair of the California Medical Association (CMA) Board of Trustees, after serving as vice chair since 2020.
Board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, Dr. Flores is a partner at San Diego Digestive Disease Consultants. He serves on the Board of Directors and is the President of Sharp Community Medical Group. Dr. Flores is a past president of the San Diego County Medical Society and continues to serve on its board. He also serves on the Board of Directors and Finance Committee at Sharp HealthCare.
Joining Dr. Flores to lead the Board of Trustees is Hesperia family practice physician Eric R. Hansen, D.O., who was elected vice chair.
Dr. Hansen is a past president of the San Bernardino County Medical Society, and has served in many leadership positions in his 22 years of membership, including serving on the CMA Political Action Committee (CALPAC) Board of Directors as a past chair of the CMA Solo and Small Group Practice Forum.
Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Hansen is an independent physician with Choice Medical Group IPA, where he also serves on the board. He sits on the Legislative Committee for CAP-MPT, on the Legislative Council for Aledade and on the Healthcare Advisory Board for Congressman Jay Obernolte. Dr. Hansen is also a clinical faculty member for Western University of Health Science’s School of Osteopathic Medicine and associate clinical professor for the California University of Science and Medicine’s School of Medicine.
The full 2023-2024 CMA Executive Committee includes:
- President: Tanya W. Spirtos, M.D., Redwood City
- President-Elect: Shannon L. Udovic-Constant, M.D., San Francisco
- Chair of the Board: Sergio R. Flores, M.D., San Diego
- Vice-Chair of the Board: Eric Hansen, D.O., Hesperia
- Speaker of the House: Jack Chou, M.D., Los Angeles
- Vice-Speaker of the House: George Fouras, M.D., Los Angeles
- Immediate Past President: Donaldo Hernandez, M.D., Santa Cruz
About the CMA Board of Trustees
CMA's Board of Trustees is composed of CMA’s seven elected officers and elected trustees from 11 districts, as well as elected trustees representing the Specialty Delegation, Medical Student Section, Resident and Fellow Section, Young Physician Section, Organized Medical Staff Section, Ethnic Medical Organization Section and Mode of Practice Forums.