September 11, 2020
Get to Know the Columbus Medical Association Foundation
Have you ever wondered what exactly does the Columbus Medical Association Foundation do? What is the CMAF's history? How does the CMAF shepherd their donated dollars?

Well, then check out this video from Dr. Robert Falcone where he interviews former CMA CEO Phil Cass, PhD, CMAF Secretary-Treasurer Jim Nichols, and CMAF President Dr. Marc Parnes, to answer those questions and more.
Childhood Cancer Awareness | A YAC Student Blog
"Whether it is COVID-19 or battling cancer, it’s easy for adolescents to look past these issues. As a community, we should be more aware of children facing cancer, as they will become our world leaders in the next few decades."

Satvik Kannekanti, a sophmore at Olentangy High School, wrote an informative blog on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and how the CMAF's Youth Advisory Council (YAC) has contributed to programs dedicated to helping the cause.
Election 2020: Richard Brown | District 20 & Beth Liston | District 21
Recently the OSMA released their list of endorsed Ohio candidates for the upcoming 2020 election. The CMA's PAC was involved in the recommendation process for the legislators in Central Ohio.

Over the next few weeks we will be providing quick 1 minute video overviews of each of the endorsed Central Ohio candidates so you can be more informed when it comes time to vote.

This week we have Richard Brown of Distrct 20 and Beth Liston of District 21.

Check it out!
Dr. Rupa Shah
  1. Where you were born and/raised? I was born in Elyria, OH, and raised primarily in Ohio. I moved to Indiana...
  2. What was your first job? My first job was an academic position at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH...
  3. What made you decide to be a physician? I have always loved working with my hands. Since being a child...
  4. What hobbies do you participate in your free time? I still love to do all things crafts, now with my girls. I paint and...
  5. What would you like your fellow CMA physicians to know about you? I truly feel blessed to have had the opportunity to be an ophthalmologist! I am very dedicated...
  6. In your opinion, which animal is the best (and why)? Monkeys, because of their innate intelligence.
  7. What was the first concert you attended? My first concert was Hootie and the Blowfish.
  8. When you're able to travel freely again, where is the first place you’d like to go? Arizona or Utah, for a hiking trip with my family.
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