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Carol Chaker

Carol Chaker

On Saturday, September 16th, The Women Physicians’ Action Committee hosted a luncheon at the beautiful Thousand Cranes Ballroom of the Doubletree in downtown Los Angeles. “Celebration of Women in Medicine” was the first of what WPAC hopes to make an annual event. First, Dr. Stephanie Booth discussed the life and …

Annual Los Angeles Healthcare Awards Every year presentation of the Los Angeles Healthcare Awards sets out to recognize strength, vision and the passionate commitment of leaders in the healthcare field. The 2017 honorees are no exception. The A-list for this year is still growing, but here’s a sneak peek: Innovation Award …

Why join a medical society? Pamela Paxton, a sociology professor from The University of Texas at Austin says “There is a lot of evidence that our democracy is based on having citizens connected with one another and when we connect with one another in associations we learn that our self-interest …

As part of the new LACMA Preferred Partner Program, the Los Angeles County Medical Association has teamed up with United Networks of America and the California Rx program to provide FREE discount prescription drug cards for your patients,employees and friends and family. The LACMA Rx Discount Program can be used …
Saving Private Practice

No matter what specialty you’re in or the size of your practice, all doctors begin their medical careers after a long journey through schools, internship, and residency. Young physicians deal with massive student debt, little to no savings, erratic work schedules, and caseloads that leave little time for personal phone …
Saving Private Practice

Source: Physicians News Network No one becomes a doctor by accident. The education and training process is too long and grueling for the faint of heart or for those lacking in commitment to the medical profession. Many doctors describe it as a calling. Practicing medicine is rewarding, but it’s also …

“The time has come for LACMA to focus on physicians in private practice. That is why we are launching a campaign to provide an entire suite of new services specifically designed for independent physicians. We know how hard all physicians work to take care of  patients. Let LACMA take care of …

The L.A. County Medical Association is proud to announce our upcoming “Walk with a Doc” event under the leadership of Dr. David Ghozland in District 5 on Saturday, June 3, 2017.  We encourage all physicians, hospitals, groups, and patients to join this community- wide event in Santa Monica sponsored by …

NATIONAL DOCTORS DAY March 30th marks the annual observation of National Doctors Day.  This day was established to recognize physicians, their work and their contributions to society and the community.  On National Doctors Day, we say “thank you” to our physicians for all that they do for us and for our …