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Work/Life Balance

“The time has come for LACMA to focus on physicians in private practice. That is why we are launching a campaign to provide an entire suite of new services specifically designed for independent physicians. We know how hard all physicians work to take care of  patients. Let LACMA take care of …

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 …
physician on homelessness

From Stanford Magazine – Dr. Loren Mell takes a look at homelessness, physician burnout, compassion and his life in this deeply personal and revealing essay. The week prior, I had endured a lengthy after-hours meeting about faculty compensation, which left me contemplating the vicissitudes of labor market forces. I am a …
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 …
Physician Burnout

We are taking a break this week from our traditional, multi-story, news-driven publications to focus exclusively on a single topic, physician burnout, in an effort to prevent any more headlines from happening. The most read story in the history of PNN, by far, is the 2015 article “Keck Professor’s Death …
cyber security

Cybersecurity has become one of the most daunting problems facing the healthcare industry, and the number of attacks is on the rise, as previously reported by PNN. With all the information available on the deep web market, a new report from the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) titled “Your …
telemedicine

We are excited to announce our pilot webinar series here at LACMA. We’ve designed this new programming to meet your needs. The topics have come from conversations with all the LACMA districts. As we continue to develop this and other programs, we want LACMA to be a resource you depend …