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Carol Chaker

Carol Chaker

To celebrate the upcoming year, we want to take a look back at the members we highlighted in 2017. This past year, LACMA turned the spotlight on some of its members who have made an impact in their practice and communities. All the featured physicians exemplified the mission of LACMA: to …

Courtesy of WestPac Wealth Partners Finding a respectable and highly sought advisor in this day and age can be far and few between. That is why LACMA has chosen to work with WestPac Wealth Partners because of our recognition with the Medical community and the respect and trust we have …

The United States continues to struggle with an epidemic of firearm violence. Physicians are in a unique position to assess risk, provide education and change behaviors related to gun violence, and they may also address this issue more broadly as a consumer safety and public health issue. The California Medical …

The California Medical Association (CMA) has received numerous calls from physicians whose prescriptions are being turned away by pharmacies for being non-compliant with state law. Specifically, the forms in question do not have checkboxes to indicate refills. California law requires 14 elements that must appear on California security prescription forms, including …

Article by Curbside Real Estate Founder, Peter Kim, M.D Almost every day, I am asked about student loans. Most of us have it. Most of us have A LOT of it! And most of us have a hard time qualifying for a conventional home loan as a result of it. …

By Janus L. Norman, CMA Senior Vice President “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it.” -Muhammad Ali In modern California politics, there is no …