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Annual Assembly 2015

Registration is now open for Annual Assembly 2015 at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City in sunny Los Angeles. Once again, the Annual Assembly will feature a Community Physician track with topics from Ebola to a series of pediatric-focused topics, as well as the Advanced Ultrasound lab. For residents, our popular Resident Simulation competition returns, and for our medical student members:…read more →

Nominate a Colleague for a Chapter Award!

There are 14 awards open for nomination: CAL/EMRA Award, Chapter Service- Physician, Chapter Service- Non-Physician, Distinguished Service, Education Award, EMS Achievement, House of Medicine, Humanitarian, Injury Prevention, Key Contact, Media, Senator Ken Maddy Political Leadership, Special Recognition, and Walter T. Edwards. Nominations are due Friday, February 20, 2015. All nominators are asked to submit a current C.V. for the nominee. You can nominate…read more →

New 2014 POLST Form

The new 2014 POLST form form is online and available to download. The new form goes into effect on October 1, 2014. To view the 2014 form, download the updated resources, and learn more about the changes to POLST visit capolst.org/2014polst.

MICRA Ballot Initiative – Proposition 46 Defeated!

The voters of California sent a clear message on November 4th by defeating Proposition 46 by a vote of 67 to 33 percent. The voters saw through the trial attorney’s efforts to conceal the real reason behind Prop 46, increasing malpractice lawsuits. Over the years, the trial attorneys have unsuccessfully tried to increase the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA)…read more →

California Receives “F” in Access to Emergency Care on ACEP’s National Report Card

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) released its 2014 state-by-state report card on America’s emergency care environment. According to the ACEP Report Card, California received an “F” in Access to Emergency Care, “C-” in Quality and Patient Safety Environment, “C+” in Medical Liability Environment, “B+” in Public Health and Injury Prevention, and “C-” in Disaster Preparedness. The state’s overall…read more →

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Government Affairs Committee – May 2015

Government Affairs Committee – May 2015

38th Annual Emergency Medicine in Yosemite

38th Annual Emergency Medicine in Yosemite

Emergency Medical Services Committee – May 2015

Emergency Medical Services Committee – May 2015