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Jonathan Barrera of WestPac Wealth Partners joins LACMA’s Platform to Help Physicians Strengthen Their Financial Wellness. Jonathan M. Barrera is the exclusive Financial Wellness Advisor to the Los Angeles County Medical Association, serving over 3,000 physicians in the Los Angeles community of medical professionals. LACMA is pleased to announce a new …

As a Los Angeles native, Dr. Arash Ari Nowain is thrilled to practice where he grew up. He earned his medical degree from USC’s Keck School of Medicine, where he received the Clinical Medicine Scholarship. After graduation, he completed three years of residency training in Internal Medicine at the Los …

Dr. Siamak Tabib is a gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills that is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He believes all patients are unique and require expert individualized care and his attentiveness has reached thousands of patients who have witnessed his warm demeanor, compassionate care, …

At a very early point in his career, Dr. Matthew Taon dedicated his life to the preservation of life and prevention of human suffering. He constantly seeks to combine his interests in innovation, invention, and advanced technologies with his passion for caring for the underserved, global and public health. He …

Growing up in the comfortable suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Peter Kim was no stranger to community service or the value of volunteerism. With a physician father deeply focused on his patients and a mother who regularly volunteered her time and energy to social causes, Dr. Kim understood at a …

Dawn Clark and Edward Ellison will be presented with the Gary S. Nye, MD Award for Physician Health and Well-Being for their work leading and developing the Southern California Permanente Medical Group’s (SCPMG) Physician Wellness Program. The Gary S. Nye, MD Award for Physician Health and Well-being is awarded to …

Dr. Jack Chou was raised in a small, rural town in Taiwan and later earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Miami, Florida, and his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He completed his family medicine residency at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills …

Long-time LACMA and CMA member and leader, Dr. Hector Flores, will be presented with the Robert D. Sparks, M.D. Leadership Achievement Award by The California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation and its Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO). The award is given annually to an individual or organization that has demonstrated …

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 …

In a recent Monday Message, LACMA CEO Gustavo Friederichsen talked about the House of Delegates as one great way to get involved in organized medicine and stay on top of legislative issues and other topics important to physicians. The House of Delegates will convene in October in Anaheim. Here’s more …