Earlier this week, several physician leaders hosted members of the Hiroshima Prefectural Medical Association (HPMA) at LACMA’s headquarters for lunch. LACMA and the HPMA have a longstanding relationship based on a continuous exchange of information and key insights into treating radiation-exposed surviving victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima. More than 60-years …

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 …
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Interview with Dr. Maz Ghodsian We’re continuing our conversation with member physicians and groups about their success. This week we’re featuring a conversation between LACMA CEO Gustavo Friederichsen and  Maziar Ghodsian, D.O., J.D., F.C.L.M at La Peer Health Systems. LACMA: What is your approach and/or philosophy to medicine? …
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Dr. Farshid Sam Rahbar With each Member Spotlight, we take time to talk with physicians about what draws them to their practice model and contributes to their success. This week we’re featuring an interview with Dr. Farshid Sam Rahbar at La Peer Health Systems. LACMA:  You’ll be giving …