Officer Spotlight

Officer Spotlight: Dr. Diana Shiba As we wrap up our spotlight pieces on the new LACMA officers, we caught up with Diana Shiba, MD at the Private Practice Consortium. Dr. Shiba is the new LACMA Secretary and while she’s served on the LACMA board, this is her first term as …
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight – We recently had the chance to connect with LACMA member, Dr. Kyle Ragins. He shared about his reason for going into medicine and why he chose his specialty. Dr. Ragins is also a member of the Disaster Healthcare Volunteer Surge Unit committee. Q: Where you are in …
La Peer Health Systems

In June, La Peer Health Systems (LPHS), an outpatient surgery center based in Beverly Hills, joined LACMA as official members. We had a chance to speak with one of LPHS’ leaders, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh about the LPHS model and what specifically contributes to their success. What makes La Peer Health …
Officer Spotlight: Dr. William K. Averill

Officer Spotligh: Dr. William K. Averill We are pleased to have the opportunity to spotlight Dr. William K. Averill, the 146th LACMA President. Dr. Averill has been involved in LACMA and in organized medicine for decades as a strong advocate for physicians and their patients. We sat down with him …
Karthik Sarma

From the AMA Wire UCLA Medical Student Elected to AMA Board of Trustees CHICAGO –The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest physician organization, today announced the election of Karthik V. Sarma, M.S., to its Board of Trustees. Sarma is a dual degree candidate in the Medical Scientist Training Program …
Officer Spotlight - Dr. Vito Imbasciani

A Look Back with LACMA President, Dr. Vito Imbasciani Last June, we welcomed Dr. Vito Imbasciani as the 145th LACMA President. For our spotlight on Dr. Imbasciani, we’ve pulled together some of his previous words of wisdom as a marker of all that’s happened over the past year. AUGUST – …