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Physician receives CMA Foundation's Ethnic Physician Leadership Award

NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Jan. 23, 2006

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Rolland C. Lowe, MD, past president of the California Medical Assn., received the CMA Foundation's first Ethnic Physician Leadership Award during the foundation's annual Ethnic Physician's Leadership Summit held in San Mateo, Calif., in November 2005.

Dr. Lowe was selected from a list of 11 ethnic physician nominees. He was honored for serving as a teacher, role model and trailblazer for ethnic physicians. He helped create the CMA's Ethnic Medical Organization Section and the foundation's Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations.

Dr. Lowe, who is Asian-American, is past chair of the CMA Foundation. The surgeon has practiced in San Francisco for 43 years.

Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2006/01/23/prbf0123.htm.

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