OCGI kicked off the 2017 calendar at its first dinner meeting of the year on Wednesday, January 18, 2017! As OCGI’s 2017 President, Jason Yip, MD, addressed the 34 in attendance. Thanking Jason Samarasena, MD for serving on the board for the last four years, Dr. Yip also put the call out for the next position to be voted on to the board, OCGI Secretary for 2017. Anyone interested in running for the position should email a brief bio and statement on why they would like to do so to Stephani Meyers at firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to be eligible, the member must be in good standing for their 2017 OCGI membership dues.
Addressing the topic of Harvoni and Epclusa:Transforming Treatment, Vinay Sundaram, MD of Cedars-Sinai was the speaker of the evening sponsored by Gilead at The Capital Grille in South Coast Plaza. Following the presentation, Dr. Sundaram adeptly fielded a Q&A session.
Meanwhile, Medelita has graciously donated twelve $100 gift cards to OCGI to be given to one lucky individual at each of the meetings during 2017! At this month’s meeting, the 7th member to sign in was awarded the first gift card. Congratulations, Kalpesh Mehta, MD! Thank you, Medelita, for your generosity sure to be appreciated by each monthly recipient!
Medelita has graciously created a 20% discount code for OCGI members when they spend $100 or more on Medelita products at http://www.medelita.com. Enter the one-time code of OCGIDINNERPARTY at checkout to take advantage of this offer by one of our valued 2017 sponsors.
Please check out our calendar of events at www.ocgisociety.com for upcoming dinner meetings. We hope you’ll join us!