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!

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:

2021 Assembly and Education Conference

OMSS will hold its 2021 Annual Assembly virtually on Friday, October 22, 2021, prior to the virtual House of Delegates. CMA staff and OMSS board members are currently working on the virtual meeting agenda (tentatively from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. with an optional post meeting presentation on the MICRA initiative) and will provide updates as soon as possible. If you have already registered for the 2021 OMSS Assembly, you do not need to do anything else. An access link to the virtual meeting will be sent to you in October.




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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