POC Celebrates 35 Years of Fighting to Uphold the Ethics of the Medical Profession

February 5, 2017

On Saturday October 14, 2017, Physicians Organizing Committee, celebrated our 35th anniversary. The event held at San Francisco’s Old First Presbyterian Church included members and friends of the association to celebrate POC’s ongoing campaign to expand access to acute and … Continue reading

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Doctors Urge Action Against Anti-Competitive Practices

July 31, 2013

Officials may use eminent domain to save hospital Members of Physicians Organizing Committee at San Leandro Hospital (SLH) are calling for decisive action from local, state and federal agencies to avert potentially catastrophic medical consequences should Sutter Health proceed to … Continue reading

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POC Supports Doctors’ Demands to Retain Local Control of Sutter Coast Hospital

Physicians at Sutter Coast Hospital (SCH) in Crescent City, led by Physicians Organizing Committee (POC) members Drs. Greg Duncan, Kevin Caldwell, Mark Davis and Anne Marie Duncan, together with a community united to preserve vital hospital resources for their isolated … Continue reading

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Campaign for High Quality, Accessible Mental Health Services Grows

September 6, 2012

SF Planning Commissioners Tour SFGH Psych Units with POC Commission President Calls for CPMC Psych Services Psychiatrists Bob Buckley, M.D., Gil Villela, M.D. and John Rouse, M.D., all Physicians Organizing Committee (POC) members, led four San Francisco Planning Commissioners on … Continue reading

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POC Members Fight on for San Leandro Hospital

August 29, 2012

Medical staff unwavering in their demands for a 24-hour acute care hospital On 6 December, nearly three dozen Physicians Organizing Committee (POC) members and their colleagues on the San Leandro Hospital (SLH) medical staff, infuriated by renewed threats to close … Continue reading

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