Medical Staff

CMA's Organized Medical Staff Section (OMSS) represents medical staffs of California hospitals, health facilities and emerging delivery systems by providing education and advocating for strong self-governance and quality patient care. JOIN TODAY!

2021 Assembly and Education Conference

OMSS will hold its 2021 Annual Assembly on Friday, October 22, 2021, via virtual platform.

Update: The virtual meeting is now scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2:05 p.m. If you have already registered for the 2021 OMSS Assembly, you do not need to do anything else. Registration is free for OMSS representatives, chiefs of staff of OMSS member medical staffs, and CMA Members. Click here to register for OMSS Assembly now. To see if your hospital is an OMSS member, click here

In preparation for the Assembly, please review the meeting agenda and materials below (you must be logged in to access):

For any questions, please contact Ryo Fukushima at (916) 551-2573 or medstaffhelp@cmadocs.org.

COVID-19 Resources

Check out CMA's COVID-19 resources for breaking news, physician toolkits on telehealth, financial assistance and employment issues, FAQs on the latest developments; and other resources to help physicians navigate the pandemic.  Medical staffs may be especially interested in the following resources:




Medical staffs across California continue to face challenges, including threats to self-governance, increasing regulatory burdens of EMTALA, reductions in reimbursement, and ability to provide quality care with decreasing financial resources. 


OMSS Executive Board

The OMSS Executive Board is responsible for the planning and oversight of activities and reports to the House of Delegates and to the Board of Trustees.

Vimal Nanavati, M.D.
Steve Kmucha, M.D.
Matthew Vo, M.D.
Tom Tremoulet, M.D.
Catherine Ferguson, M.D.
Raman Poola, M.D.
Damodara Rajasekhar, M.D.

OMSS Executive Board members are elected by the designated OMSS representatives at the annual OMSS Assembly in October. To learn how you can be elected, please contact medstaffhelp@cmadocs.org.

Discussion Forum

Looking to connect with your colleagues? Head over to the OMSS forum today! 

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