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LACMA’s “African American Physicians: The Searing Journey” event that took place at LACMA’s Headquarters on August 31, 2016 shined light on the challenges physicians face on a daily basis. LACMA’s goal for the event was to provide a safe environment that encouraged members to share their stories, and often harrowing …
60 Minutes

More than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease right now, Lesley Stahl reported on Sunday’s 60 Minutes, so it’s not surprising that family members of Alzheimer’s patients tuned in to hear about a groundbreaking study that’s giving people hope. Read the story here.    
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 …
Monday Rx - 5 Dec

Closing out 2016… As we close out 2016, the next few weeks will be pivotal for LACMA on several fronts: First, we have to combat the busy holiday season with no shortage of celebrations while we continue to evolve and grow the organization. Second, while it is a season of …

“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 …
practice managment

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 …