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“28 years as a colonel in the medical corps of the United States Army” Today, Veteran’s Day 2016 is the day we pause to remember those who died in war and the veterans who fought to preserve our freedoms. I have had the privilege throughout my entire career of wearing …

Daniel F. Kelly, M.D., professor of neuroscience and neurosurgery at the John Wayne Cancer Institute and director of the Pacific Brain Tumor Center and Pituitary Disorders Center at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, was awarded the 2016 Hospital Physician Leadership Award by the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) at …
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A group of Black doctors in Los Angeles and throughout California have been waging a long, valiant, and lonely fight against a practice which has had disastrous effects on the quality of medical care in poor, and underserved communities and harmful consequences for the doctors. The practice is medical racial …

California Ambulatory Surgery Association awards its first Annual Excellence Award to the West Wilshire Medical Surgical Center. LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 03, 2016 California Ambulatory Surgery Association announced that West Wilshire Medical Surgical Center is among the inaugural recipients of their ASC Excellence Award. The awards were established to …

California Ambulatory Surgery Association announced that West Wilshire Medical Surgical Center is among the inaugural recipients of their ASC Excellence Award. The awards were established to acknowledge that California ASCs are drivers of excellent healthcare, providing opportunities and solutions for healthcare reform. The program is built around five pillar categories …

To honor former LACMA President Marshall T. Morgan’s legacy of support for prehospital and emergency medicine, the Los Angeles County Medical Association has established the Marshall T. Morgan, MD, Memorial Scholarship. The awards will be presented at the 2016 Los Angeles Healthcare Awards on Nov. 3 at the Beverly Wilshire …

THE IDEA FOR THE ROUNDTABLE EVENT — African-American Physicians: The Searing Journey — came out of a LACMA staff meeting right after the shooting that took place in Dallas this past July. LACMA’s CEO, Gustavo Friederichsen, shared with his team how moved he was to hear Brian Williams, MD, speak about his experience …

SAVE THE DATE! You are invited to the 5th Annual Los Angeles Healthcare Awards on Nov. 3 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The annual Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) event recognizes individuals and institutions for their exemplary contributions to improving access to quality healthcare in Los Angeles. Proceeds from …

Members: In our quest to provide you with as much useful information as possible, I wanted to share important information featured in this month’s Physician Magazine since I know you are all exceptionally busy. There are two relevant and timely features on MACRA. We held a MACRA webinar in August …

Santa Monica psychiatrist and LACMA Board Member Maria T. Lymberis, M.D., was named the 2014 recipient of the California Medical Association (CMA) Gary S. Nye, M.D., Award in recognition of her 30 years of leadership in the area of physician well-being. This award, given annually during the association’s House of …