Internal Medicine – Eugene Ogrod
The Certifying Commission in Medical Management (CCMM) recently designated Eugene Ogrod, a Certified Physician Executive. CCMM awarded Dr. Eugene Ogrod the status of Certified Physician Executive for educational achievements, demonstrated stature as a physician, and experience in the field of medical management. The CPE designation, indicates that a physician has achieved superior levels of professional excellence and management education, while also demonstrating effective knowledge and leadership skills. The Certifying Commission in Medical Management lists over 650 Certified Physician Executives to date.
Neurology – Jane W. Chan
Dr. Chan is a board-certified neurologist specializing in neuro-ophthalmology. She diagnoses and treats the eye problems related to neurological disorders. She is the Director of the Neuro-ophthalmology Clinic and the Multiple Sclerosis Clinic at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas. In keeping at the forefront of the ever-changing developments in the field of neuro-ophthalmology, Dr. Chan has written numerous articles and abstracts. She presents this new information in worldwide neuro-ophthalmology and neurology meetings, in universities across the country and in China, and lectures regularly at the School of Medicine. She is the Principal Investigator of clinical trials in the novel treatments for multiple sclerosis, especially optic neuritis. Dr. Chan is Assistant Professor in Neurology at the medical school and is a graduate of the prestigious residency program at UC Davis and UCSF. She trained at UCSF under Dr. William F. Hoyt, the "Father of Neuro-ophthalmology" and the author of the famous textbook in neuro-ophthalmology. She also trained under professors who specialized in neuro-immunologic disorders, such as multiple sclerosis and myasthenia gravis. She is also an associate examiner in neurology for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Family Practice – John Chuck
For the third consecutive year, Serotonin Surge Charities has made a donation to the School of Medicine's nationally acclaimed network of student-run community clinics. This year's donation of $10,000 was made in recognition of Dr. Lindy Kumagai and his leadership role in starting the Asian Free Clinic and fostering a spirit of benevolence and community service in the UCDSOM.
The founder and CEO of "The Surge" is John Chuck, Assistant Chief of Medicine with The Permanente Medical Group and Clinical Professor of Family & Community Medicine. Said Chuck, "Our board of directors is extremely pleased to support the mission of the clinics which is to fundamentally change the lives of all those patients and health care providers who pass through their doors."
Corporate sponsors of the organization's annual fundraiser golf tournament include The Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Kaneski Associates, New York Life, and the UC Davis Medical Center. Since its inception in 1999, Serotonin Surge Charities has raised over $130,000 for its recipient charities which also include Cure Breast Cancer and The Maggi Carlile Memorial Scholarship Fund.