Latest COVID-19 News from CMA CMA seeks waiver to allow residents to obtain postgrad training license without clinical skills exam On May 26, 2020, the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) program announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unique, human-to-human delivery mode of the Step 2 Clinical Skills examination, testing would be suspended for the next 12-18 months to protect the health of examinee. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 14:58:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-06-05 14:58 +00:00 2020-06-05 07:58 -07:00 New funding available for safety-net practices to implement virtual care Community health centers and independent physician practices that predominantly serve low-income communities are eligible to apply.  Fri, 05 Jun 2020 13:16:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-06-05 13:16 +00:00 2020-06-05 06:16 -07:00 DCA extends physician licensing waivers Under the new waiver extension, physicians with licenses that expire between March 31, 2020, and July 28, 2020, will have six months after the public health emergency is lifted to complete their required CME. This waiver applies to physicians licensed by the Medical Board of California and the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 16:45:00 Z kboroski@cmadocs.org_53 2020-06-04 16:45 +00:00 2020-06-04 09:45 -07:00