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Leadership

Registration has started for the Western Healthcare Leadership Academy – one of CMA’s biggest events of the year. Don’t miss the chance to hear amazing speakers like Paul Begala, Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, Ira Flatow and Hugh Hewitt. To register and get all the info about the event, click here. …
Legislative Advocacy Day

Make your voice heard! Legislative Advocacy Day is April 18th. The California Medical Association (CMA) will host its 43rd annual Legislative Advocacy Day on April 18, 2017. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Grand in Sacramento. Attendees will have the opportunity go to the Capitol throughout the day …
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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. …
African American Physicians

Back in July a few of us on the LACMA team talked about our emotional response to hearing Dr. Brian H. Williams in Dallas share deeply around his experience as an African American physician and trauma surgeon in the US. His remarks at a press conference went viral. The result of that …
Dr. Rose Talbot Bullard

In celebration of Women Physicians Day, LACMA would like to take a moment to recognize Rose Talbot Bullard, MD who was the first woman president at LACMA. She was elected back in 1903. Dr. Bullard was a well-respected physician and surgeon in Los Angeles. She was also an instructor in …
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The California Medical Association (CMA) is forming a technical advisory committee (TAC) on health care reform to develop policy to guide CMA through issues related to Congress’ proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While CMA has extensive policy on health care reform, there will be many new issues …
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Pathways to Leadership & Orientation to LACMA/CMA Saturday, February 11, 2017 –  8am – 12pm – LACMA Headquarters The Pathways to Leadership & Orientation to LACMA/CMA is presented by LACMA’s Women Physicians Action Committee We hope you will join us as we explore leadership development, personal stories of success, diversity, …
transgender youth

From STAT – Pediatrician Dr. Johanna Olson-Kennedy uses a stethoscope and otoscope, of course. But running a clinic for transgender youth means her pediatric medical supplies also include a selection of silicone penises and chest-flattening binders. Thanks to the openness of Caitlyn Jenner and others, public awareness of transgenderism — and …
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 …