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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 …
Surge Unit

We are working with the LA County Department of Health Services on a Disaster Healthcare Volunteer Project.  We have been given a grant to help with the recruitment and training of 200 physician volunteers from LA County.  This project is aimed at improving the county’s public health and medical preparedness …

Most of us readily understand the benefits of having a mentor on the path to becoming a physician. But what is the value to the doctor who becomes a mentor? Is it helpful to dish up one more responsibility to an already full plate? At LACMA, we asked ourselves these questions recently. …
MACRA & Physician Burnout

District 5 is offering a program on February 22rd that will address two of the hottest topics for healthcare professionals – MACRA and physician burnout. Why Should You Attend? Studies estimate that nearly half of physicians are dealing with high levels of stress and burnout. Anticipation about the additional work …
Kaiser Permanente Thrive Find Your Words

What does hip hop have to do with depression? A beautifully shot interactive Internet campaign by Kaiser Permanente Thrive Find Your Words uses lyrics from Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar to bring awareness to depression and share resources. #FindYourWords shows young people reciting the lyrics and encourages anyone watching the videos …
Kaiser Permanente

Congratulations to all the SoCal Kaiser Permanente Hospitals recognized by The Leapfrog Group and to our LACMA physicians who are integral to such excellence in care. Zahra Ajani, MD was singled out for mention in the press release. Again, kudos to physicians, the executive team and entire medical staff for your …
City of Hope

Kety Duron, Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer at City of Hope was recently featured in an article in Forbes. The piece entitled, Companies Create Powerful Employer Brands By Doing These 4 Things Consistently focuses on strategies for employee engagement and creating a strong company culture. One of our favorite …

Care Harbor, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that helps uninsured and medically underserved populations by organizing large-scale free urban health clinics, held its fifth annual Los Angeles clinic on Oct. 15-18 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Care Harbor provided free medical, dental and vision care, as well as …
telemedicine

The recent convictionof Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng, DO, who originally was arrested on March 1, 2012, accused of three counts of murder and held on $3 million bail, has raised physician awareness of several issues of importance. Twelve patient deaths had occurred over a three-year period, but other doctors had prescribed …

The Los Angeles County Medical Association is holding its 145th Annual Election in June. This year, there are three vacancies for the position of Councilor-at-Large on the LACMA Board of Directors. Four candidates have been nominated to fill three Councilor-at-Large vacancies. Active members of LACMA and CMA have the privilege …