Event Title


Critical Healthcare Issues in Los Angeles County

Date & Time Monday, November 2, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Event Location

Empress Harbor Seafood Restaurant
111 N. Atlantic Blvd., #350
Monterey Park, CA 91754
(626) 300-8833

Food Service

Dinner will be provided only to those registered by Wednesday 10/28/15.

Tuition & Eligibility

Complimentary registration for invited physicians and their staff physician assistants, who practice in primary care and serve the Chinese/Asian communities throughout Los Angeles County, California only. Seats are limited to the first 50 RSVPs on a first-in-first-serve basis.

We honor physicians who paid the 2015 CAMASC membership fee with priority registration.

CME Credit Requirement

To receive CME credit, you must provide your cellphone # during registration and bring the same # cellphone to complete the "Pre & Post Educational Assessment" via Audience Response System (ARS) and an on-site "Post Activity Survey." No Exceptions.



Event registration must be submitted by Wednesday, October 28, 2015 11:59 PM
Contact Us

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Phone: (213) 572-0631

5:30 PM

Registration and CME Activity (Room A)
Exhibits (Room B)
7:00 PM

Opening Announcements (Room A)
Dinner Served

Introduction to Audience Response System
7:15 PM

"California's Coordinated Care Initiative" (CLICK here to View Purpose/Objectives)
Monika Vega, MS
Senior Outreach Coordinator
Harbage Consulting LLC
8:15 PM

"Syphilis and Other STDs: An Update for 2015" (CLICK here to View Purpose/Objectives)
Susie Baldwin, MD, MPH
Sexually Transmitted Disease Controller
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Division of HIV and STD Program
9:15 PM
Announcements & Closing Remarks

Educational Purpose

The purpose of this educational activity is to improve patient care through coordinated efforts involving providers in order to minimize medical errors and improve risk management. Additionally, healthcare providers will be provided information and guidance on how to combat the recent outbreak of congenital syphilis in Los Angeles County, California for improved maternal and pediatric health.
Target Audience Physicians (MD/DO) and their staff physician assistants (PA), who practice in primary care and serve the Chinese/Asian American communities throughout Los Angeles County, California.
Accreditation Statement

cmeThe Chinese American Medical Association of Southern California (CAMASC) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation Statement

The Chinese American Medical Association of Southern California (CAMASC) designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Certificate of Attendance


A certificate of attendance is available upon request for non-physician attendees.

Educational Methods

This CME activity will consist of two (2) live didactic lectures, presented by expert staff from the California Department of Health Care Services and Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to facilitate the educational needs of a diverse audience. This CME activity will employ a combination of interactive techniques, including case studies, a question & answer session, group discussion, and a pre & post educational assessment. Additionally, publications and educational references may be provided by the presenters to enhance this learning experience.
As an accredited CME provider, we are required to measure "changes in competency/performance." CAMASC uses an Audience Response System (ARS) as a tool to comply with CME standards and enhance the learning experience between faculty and attendees. Attendees seeking CME credit from this activity are required to bring their cellphones to participate and complete the "Pre & Post Educational Assessment" via ARS and an on-site "Post Activity Survey."

Bill (AB) 1195
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curricula in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency.

Commercial Support

This activity is not funded, in part, by commercial interests, in compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) standards and guidelines.
Disclosure Statement

As a CME provider accredited by IMQ/CMA, CAMASC must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. CME Program Committee Members, Course Director(s), Content Reviewer(s), Faculty, and all others who are in a position to control or deliver the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commerical bias have been put in place. Faculty will also disclose any off-label and/or investigative use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made prior to the beginning of CME activity.

Attendance at this educational activity does not guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in the educational presentations.
Americans with Disabilities Act

CAMASC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact our CME administrative office at (213) 572-0631 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs.

** CAMASC reserves the right to make changes to the CME schedule as deemed necessary.**