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Ruth Haskins, M.D., inaugurated as California Medical Association's 149th president

The California Medical Association (CMA) installed Ruth Haskins, M.D., as the 149th president of CMA during the organization’s annual House of Delegates meeting October 15, 2016. Dr. Haskins, an OB-GYN practicing out of Folsom, Calif., has been a CMA and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Association member for 23 years. She served on the CMA Board of Trustees from 2013-15 and as chair of the CMA Council on Legislation from 2010-13. “I’m grateful and excited for the opportunity to make lasting improvements in the field of health and change lives for the ...

CMA installs infectious disease specialist Steven E. Larson, M.D., as 2015-16 president

At the California Medical Association’s (CMA) 2015 House of Delegates meeting in Anaheim, Steven E. Larson, M.D., was installed as the association’s 2015-16 president. “It is an enormous honor to serve the 40,000 plus members of CMA as their president,” said Dr. Larson. “As we face some of the most rapidly changing times in health care that this country has ever seen, I look forward to working with the county medical societies and my colleagues across the state in unifying together as one voice to tackle whatever obstacles lie ahead.” Dr. ...