California Medical Association Chooses President, President-Elect
The California Medical Association last week at its annual meeting elected Dr. Robert Hertzka of San Diego as president and Dr. Michael Sexton as president-elect, the Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports. Hertzka will serve as president of CMA, which represents 35,000 California doctors, through March 2005, when Sexton will take over. Sexton, who practices at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Raphael, will be the first Kaiser doctor to serve as CMA president. Sexton previously served as chair of the CMA board and has been a member of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group for 30 years (Rose, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 3/23).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.