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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)

CDCR Doctors Eligible for Student Loan Repayment

UAPD wants to thank the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) for spreading the word about the Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP), which is administered by the federal Health Resources &...

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Resources for DVI Doctors

On July 8, 2021, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) met with the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) regarding the notification of staffing reductions due to the Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) closure. The UAPD received a list of...

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Corrections Doctors Fear Program Will Create New Addicts

As reported in the Sacramento Bee, Physicians at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) have been voicing serious concerns about the rollout and implementation of a Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program for incarcerated patients....

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UAPD Sponsors Bill to Expand Medical Parole

UAPD is a co-sponsor of AB 960 (Bonta) – Medical Parole. A medical parole hearing is used to determine if an inmate who is permanently medically incapacitated should be placed in a licensed health care facility in the community rather than cared for inside a State...

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