Resident and Fellow Section

The California Medical Association's (CMA) Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) offers the next generation of physician leadership the chance to shape the future of medicine. CMA supports physicians-in-training by offering free membership and encouraging participation in all levels of the organization.

RFS members have access to Group Discussions and Documents under the "My CMA" section. You can also contact the RFS Executive Committee via email. To see members of the House of Delegates RFS delegation, click here.


Executive Committee


Laura E. Halpin, M.D., Ph.D.
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Program
Erin Schwab, M.D., MPH
Vice Chair
UC Davis Medical Center
Dustin Wailes, M.D.
At-Large Officer
Loma Linda Anesthesiology
Michael Lubrano, M.D., MPH
At-Large Officer
UCSF Anesthesiology
Adam Dougherty, M.D.
CMA Trustee
UC Davis Emergency Medicine
Beth Griffiths, M.D.
At-Large Officer
Council on Legislation
UCSF Internal Medicine

Discussion Forum

Looking to connect with your peers? Head over to the Resident and Fellow Section discussion forum today!


Esther Bae, D.O.
Council on Legislation
ARMC/Kaiser Fontana General Surgery
Sandra Iacob, M.D.
CALPAC Representative
Loma Linda Pediatrics
Sunny Jha, M.D., M.S.
CALPAC Representative
UCLA Medical Center
Donaldo DeSanto, M.D.
Liaison to YPS/MSS
Ryan J. Ribeira, M.D., MPH
AMA Delegate
Mark Ard, Jr., M.D.
AMA Alternate
Loma Linda University


Staff Coordinator

Manjot "MJ" Cheema 

(916) 551-2565

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