California State of California Doctors

New Quarterly Meetings for Medical Consultants

The UAPD established and held the first statewide quarterly meeting for medical consultants working for the California Department of Social Services. The next meeting will be May 19th.  These new meetings allow medical consultants to meet colleagues from the rest of...

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UAPD Helps Doctors at Two Prisions Slated for Closure

UAPD staff and stewards are working to ensure transparency throughout the process of closing Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI). As outlined in the Budget Act of 2020, DVI is slated for closure by September 30, 2021. Several housing units have closed as the...

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Department of Social Services Docs To Meet Regularly

UAPD Board Member and Department of Social Services (DSS) Medical Consultant (MC) Robert Bitonte, MD, convened the first ever statewide meeting of DSS doctors. Twenty-eight members representing all branch offices in the State actively participated discussing the...

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Senator Richard Pan Calls for State Civil Service Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the largest union representing licensed physicians and dentists, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD), announced the introduction of Senate Bill 422. This legislation, authored by Senator Richard...

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