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2016 Chinese New Year Scholarship Fundraising Gala

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Chinese American Doctors Association of Houston 2016 Chinese New Year

Scholarship Fundraising Gala

February 27, 2016

The Chinese American Doctors Association of Houston (CADAH) is a
non-profit organization formed in 1993 to unite Chinese American
doctors in promoting their social and professional image. CADAH is heavily
involved in organizing medically related lectures and events for the Asian
community. The CADAH Foundation was created for educational purposes to
award scholarships for Houston area medical and dental students.

If you can make a donation for our gala, please contact Dr. YingWood at

yingcadah@gmail.com

We appreciate your generous donation
Tickets, Coupons, Gifts or Gift Certificates
CADAH Foundation is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization

For more information click here

To order tickets or to donate click here

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Community News Update

Shantou University Medical School – a rapidly growing medical school located in coastal Guangdong Province of China…

Click here for more information

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Top Golf Social

Top Golf

 

Top Golf Social
Saturday, January 30th … from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Topgolf Houston – Katy  (at the Northwest corner of Intersection of High
1030 Memorial Brook Blvd
Houston, TX 77084
Buffet-style
  • Herb-Infused Prime Rib
  • Grilled Chimichurri Shrimp Skewer
  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Roasted Smashed Potatoes
  • Ceasar or House Salad
  • Unlimited non-alcoholic drinks included (sodas, fountain drinks, ice tea, etc.)
Cost:
Free for CADAH members (first 40 to RSVP), $30 per person for non member spouses or guests, $25 age 18 and under, free for age 5 and under.
RSVP to Dr. Spencer Su spencersu@yahoo.com before January 28, 2016.
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016

1CADAH

 

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Chinese Health Fair 2015

flat Chinese lantern and rabbit. Happy mid autumn festival

 

The Chinese Health Fair will be held on November 7, 2015 at 10303 Westoffice Dr., Houston, TX 77042.  The topic this year is ophthalmology and it is led by Dr. Bernard Yu.  There will be free screening for blood pressure, glucose and glaucoma and visual field.
Speaker topics include:
Macular degeneration/diabetic retinopathy
Optometry
Lasik/Cataract
Glaucoma.
We need volunteers in the area of internal medicine, endocrine, ophthalmology and nutrition.
We also need about 20 blood pressure machine +cuffs to be lent to the event.

Please email David Huang, dhuang82@hotmail.com, if you are able to volunteer and/or lend us blood pressure machines.

Thank you.

David Huang

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Dear members, 

There is a Ferrari Festival 2015 at the Highland Village on Nov 15, 2015 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission is free. There will be more than 50 Ferrari on display.
This is a fund-raising event for the Texas Children Cancer Center. Donations can be made at the event(optional).
Address: 4000 Block of Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77027
Plan:
Have Brunch at The Drexel Houston on 3974 Westheimer at 11:00am.(menu attached).
The festival is within walking distance, we can walk to the festival after the meal and enjoy an interesting outdoor event. Children are welcome too!
RSVP using the following link:
On behalf of
Ying Ying Wood, MD
Social Activities Director
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CADAH Fall Lunch and Social

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Fall Lunch and Social

Saturday, October 10, 2015
12:30 pm

The Flying Dutchman
Restaurant and Oyster Bar

9 11th Avenue
Kemah, Texas 77565

followed by a ride on the
Boardwalk Beast
an incredible 25 mins thrill ride on
Galveston Bay at speeds up to 40 mph.
“The Beast is Unleashed!!!”

Please be prepared with extra clothing – it is a WET ride and the Crew will make sure you get wet!!!!

CADAH will sponsor $15 per participating member.
The meal offered will be a prix fixe menu with several options for $30.99 per person plus tax and tip.

Click here for menu

Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 6 at 5pm
Click here to RSVP

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Chinese Health Fair will be held on November 7, 2015

Health Fair

The Chinese Health Fair will be held on November 7, 2015 at 10303 Westoffice Dr., Houston, TX 77042. The topic this year is ophthalmology and it is led by Dr. Bernard Yu. There will be free screening for blood pressure, glucose and glaucoma and visual field.

Speaker topics include:
Macular degeneration/diabetic retinopathy
Optometry
Lasik/Cataract
Glaucoma.

We need volunteers in the area of internal medicine, endocrine, ophthalmology and nutrition.

We also need about 20 blood pressure machine +cuffs to be lent to the event.

Please email David Huang, dhuang82@hotmail.com, if you are able to volunteer and/or lend us blood pressure machines.

Thank you.

David Huang

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CADAH Keynote Vidoes

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Fellow CADAH members:

The following are the links to Dropbox for the 2015 CADAH Gala Keynote speech by Dr. Lee.  The first link is for a mp4 file playable with Quicktime.  The second is a HD version that can be played with Windows Media Player.  

 

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Asian American Pacific Islander Health Summit – November 20, 2015

Asian American Pacific

 

There is an Asian American Pacific Islander Health Summit coming up on November 20, 2015 in Houston at the Rice BioScience Research Collaborative on 6500 Main St. United Health Care is one of the underwriters of the meeting and they especially asked that Asian doctors be invited to this event. Registration is only $50, however, we will not be offering CME’s.

The anticipated audience will be researchers, community members, elected officials, students, and public health representatives. Special sessions will be held about the data gap in AAPI health information, mental health and issues for the Asian elderly community.

Flyer and registration packet are attached. If you have any questions or need more information please contact Beverly J. Gor.

Click here for flyer

Click here for registration

Beverly J. Gor, EdD, RD, LD
Staff Analyst
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Research for Effectiveness
Director’s Office
Houston Health Department
8000 North Stadium Drive
Houston, TX 77054
(832) 393-4738
(832) 577-5971 – Cell

beverly.gor@houstontx.gov

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CME Meeting on September 16 at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

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Management of Gout

presented by
Dr. Prashanth Sunkureddi
ClearLake Rheumatology

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
2410 Richmond Avenue
Houston, Texas 77098
7 pm

Attendees should plan to arrive before the designated start time and remain through the duration of the program.

Space is limited, so please RSVP by
Friday, September 11, 2015
using the following link:
Click here to RSVP

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GreenLight Program

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Dear CADAH members –

We are excited to announce that we are joining with GreenLight to make electronic mental health assessments available for our doctors.  We encourage you to use this important tool in your practice to screen for mental conditions in your patients that may need further medical attention.  See attached flyer for more information on how your can sign up.  Thank you.

Dr. Lina Ching

President, CADAH

Click here for more details

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Help Volunteer and Complete this Survey

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Hello CADAH members,

You are invited to participate in a survey for a research project conducted by Lan Ni, an Associate Professor in the Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston. The project has been approved by the UH CPHS committee and aims to examine how community organizations can better communicate and build relationships with community members like you in order to enhance these members’ health awareness and communication in health issues. Our ultimate goal is to contribute to addressing the health concerns of Asian American community.

As a token of appreciation, you will receive $5 after you complete the survey. You will be asked to enter your contact information at the end of the survey so we can mail you the cash. Your contact information will be kept separate from your answers to the survey questions in order to protect your confidentiality. Below is the link to the survey:

English survey link:
http://qeasttrial.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5C3IP7LzsdMqTid

When you click on the link, if the website asks for a password or any other identifying information, close the window and do not proceed. Instead, copy the link below and paste it into a new browser window. If problem persists, please email: lni@uh.edu

Please feel free to share with as many members in the Asian American community who might be interested in this project as possible. Thank you so very much!!
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您好!
您受邀参与一个由休斯顿大学Valenti 传播学院Dr. Lan Ni 为主要项目负责人的研究项目。该项目研究社区组织如何能够有效的与社区成员进行交流并与他们建立关系,从而提升他们对健康问题的关注和传播交流。作为对您填写问卷的感谢,您将获取$5,请在问卷结束后跳转到另外一个页面上留下您的联系方式。

中文问卷链接:
https://houstoncommunication.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bPKW7iEQbrgQq0J

如果链接直接点击出现问题,比如需要密码才能进入,请不要继续。请另外复制粘贴到一个新的浏览器窗口,然后进入问卷。如有问题请邮件至:lni@uh.edu

请帮忙在亚裔社区里把这个链接告知其他有兴趣的人来填写。谢谢!

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Thank you so much for your help and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Best,
Lan


Lan Ni, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Jack J. Valenti School of Communication
University of Houston
A Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university
101 Communication Bldg., Room 149
Houston, Texas 77204-3002
713-743-1872

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Houston Restaurant Weeks 2015

2015 Restaurant Week

Houston Restaurant Weeks 2015

Dear CADAH members,

You are your guests are invited to CADAH Houston Restaurant Week dinner at
La Colombe d’OrFriday
August 28, 2015 at 6:30pm.
3410 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX, 77006

Their restaurant weeks’ menu is available for our CADAH event.(A la cart).
Menu attached. CLICK HERE

($45/person)

If you turn in your receipt to our treasurer, Dr. Jonathan Zhang, CADAH will reimburse each member’s portion.

Please RSVP by August 21, 2015.
(If you RSVP and do not show up, you will be expected to pay.)

Ying Ying Wood

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Tzu-Chi Foundation

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Dear Members,

The Tzu-Chi Foundation is having a Youth Camp from August 12-16, 2015 at their Office (6200 Corporate Drive, Houston, Texas 77036). We need healthcare volunteers between 10:00am and 6:00pm to offer medical first aid. There will be approximately 200 attendees. This is an excellent opportunity to continuing partner with Tzu-Chi in serving and improving the health of our Chinese community.

Please e-mail dhuang82@hotmail.com

If you can participate and let me know your specialty.

Thank you very much.

David Huang

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Harris County Medical Society Council & Affiliated Medical Society

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CADAH Memembers who are interested
We are now accepting:
Nominations for the 2016 Chair of the Harris County Medical Society Council of International and Affiliated Medical Societies; and
Reservations for the upcoming Council meeting on Wednesday, September 30 – 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Networking, 7 – 8 p.m. With a presentation at Tony Mandola’s on 1212 Waugh Drive. The meeting will be a discussion on “An overview of the Texas Medical Board’s Rules and Regulations Impacting International Medical Graduates” by Mari Robinson, Texas Medical Board Executive Director.

Nomination Process:
The Council Chair is a vital role that leads the overall direction of the council for the upcoming year and serves as our representative to the Executive Board. Your involvement in the nomination process is encouraged and needed. The Council must nominate three candidates to Chair the Council in 2016. You may nominate yourself, a representative from your organization, or a colleague on the Council by Tuesday, September 1.

Below please find more information on the chair responsibilities and election process.

Council Chair Responsibilities and Election Process:
The chair of the Council is elected by the HCMS Executive Board from among three nominees, submitted by the Council. While the nominees do not have to be current HCMS members, once elected, the chair must be an HCMS member. The responsibilities of the Chair are:
Plan, attend and conduct two Council meetings per year;
Be installed as a member of the 2016 HCMS Executive Board at the HCMS/HAM Installation of Officers on Friday, January 22, 2016;
Represent the international and affiliated medical societies as a member of the HCMS Executive Board, the governing board for HCMS, for a one-year term; and
Attend the eight 2016 Executive Board meetings.

To familiarize the Executive Board members with the nominees, each candidate is to submit a statement (about 5 sentences) reflecting his/her background that will showcase the candidate’s qualifications for the position. The statements will be included with the ballots given to the HCMS Executive Board prior to the election.

A strong statement should include:
Current practice setting
Relevant leadership experience
Anything else that may be of interest to the Executive Board

Please review the attached documents for a roster of the current members of the Council. The deadline for Council Chair nominations is Tuesday, September 1.

Meeting Information:
In the meantime, please register for the Wednesday, September 30 dinner and presentation at Tony Mandola’s on 1212 Waugh Dr. The meeting will be a discussion on “An overview of the Texas Medical Board’s Rules and Regulations Impacting International Medical Graduates” by Mari Robinson, Texas Medical Board Executive Director.

This meeting is for the president and President-elect of your society. If you are unable to join us, please send a representative on your behalf.

To submit your nomination and/or register for the upcoming meeting, simply reply to this email at your earliest opportunity.

Thank you in advance for your assistance.

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TMA Scholarship

TMA_logoCADAH is partnering with TMA to offer you this program to perform psychological testing for your patients in yuur office. A portion of the proceeds from your participation will go to the CADAH Foundation Scholarship Fund.

To sign up or for more information please contact Trina Gray, trgray@stratmedical.com, or 832-372-8261.
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Bank of America is starting a new relationship with CADAH

bank-of-america-logoBank of America recently started an awesome relationship offer for our selective clients. If anyone is interested in opening accounts with me at Bank of America, you may be able to get up to $2000 award. This offer is exclusively provided through me. Banking centers and associates in consumer banking level are not authorized to offer this.

Please feel free to call me to discuss.
Sincerely

Isabel Song
Vice President
Small Business Banking
Bank of America

isabel.song@bankofamerica.com
Office: 713-314-1401, Mobile: 832-317-0582, Fax: 704-602-3696,
For immediate needs, dial 1.888.287.4637
Life’s better when we’re connected™

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Reminder: CME Meeting on July 21, 2015

 

Reminder

Dear CADAH Members,
Our next CME will be on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.
X-LSD Disease Education
Speaker: Dr. Joel Weinthal
McCormick & Schmick
1151-01 Uptown Park Blvd
Houston, TX 77056
July 21, 2015, 6-9 pm

Dr. Tom Garcia- President of Texas Medical Association, will be in attendance to introduce CADAH members to Greenlight- an electronic assessment tool for psychological testing, which can help improve patient care, practice revenue, and remuneration for CADAH Foundation.

Presentation will start immediately after educational program”

To attend, please register at:

http://goo.gl/forms/bJ7rFfI8vW

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CADAH Bowling Night

Bowling Design - Vintage

Palace Lane – July 11, 2015 5 – 9 PM

4191 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77025

Cost per person: $16/person(include shoes) Bring your family. Food and beverages extra. Number of People reserved: 20 Please RSVP with number of bowlers to cadahrsvp@gmail.com by July 8, 2015. CADAH will sponsor $16(rental/shoes) for each member who attends the event.

Please submit your receipt to Dr. Ying Ying Wood or Dr. Lina Ching for reimbursement.