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NEPO Launches Statewide Education Campaign on the Importance of Diversity in Clinical Trials

Sacramento, CA (March 28, 2017) – The California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation, through its cornerstone program, the Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO), today announced the launch of its “Encouraging Diversity in Clinical Trials” campaign to increase clinical trial participation among California’s multi-ethic patient populations. The campaign is part of the CMA Foundation’s ongoing commitment to raising awareness about critical health disparities and their impact on California’s underserved communities. Clinical trials are research studies designed to evaluate the effects of medical interventions and medicines on patients; to help doctors understand, prevent and treat disease; and to provide patients with opportunities ...

Learn How to Protect Your Rights as a Physician

A study by the California Research Bureau indicated that Black and Latino physicians are more likely to be investigated and disciplined by the Medical Board of California (MBOC) than their White counterparts.    The Golden State Medical Association is inviting physicians and other care providers to learn more about the MBOC disciplinary process, red flags for being investigated, and the steps to take to protect your license in the event of a complaint or accusation at the Golden State Medical Association CME Symposium.   The Symposium will be taking place on Sunday, March 26, 2017  from 1:00 PM to 4:30PM at the Beverly Hilton Hotel ...

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