Los Angeles County Medical Association joins Other Stakeholders in Lawsuit against the State of California to Protect the Rights of the Most Vulnerable Patients

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LOS ANGELES, CA (July 7, 2014) —  The Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) joined other stakeholders, including three independent living centers (Communities Actively Living Independent & Free, Westside Center for Independent Living and Southern California Rehabilitation Services, Inc.) and Dr. Manuel Puig-Lino in Chula Vista, in filing a lawsuit in Sacramento Superior Court seeking to, among other things, halt the implementation of the ill-conceived Cal MediConnect demonstration project, part of the State’s Coordinated Care Initiative. Read More

Pedram Salimpour, M.D.,Takes the Gavel of the Los Angeles County Medical Association as its 143rd President

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LOS ANGELES, CA (July 1, 2014) — Dr. Pedram Salimpour will take the reins as the youngest ever president of the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) effective July 1, 2014 and will represent 6,500 member physicians. Read More

Mayor Eric Garcetti appoints and Los Angeles City Council confirms Dr. Robert Bitonte, Past President of the Los Angeles County Medical Association to serve on City’s Commission on Disability

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LOS ANGELES, CA (June 9, 2014) — Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) announced that Dr. Robert Bitonte, past president of LACMA, has been selected by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to join the City’s Commission on Disability. Read More

Los Angeles County Medical Association Announces Call for Nominations for 3rd Annual Healthcare Awards

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LOS ANGELES, CA (June 3, 2014) — The Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) today issued a call for nominations for its annual Healthcare Awards, which honors leadership, innovation, education, community service and healthcare facilities in Los Angeles.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti selects Los Angeles County Medical Association President-Elect to serve on City’s Board of Fire and Police Pension Commissioners

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 22, 2014) — Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) announced that Dr. Pedram Salimpour, President-Elect of LACMA, has been selected by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to join the City’s Board of Fire and Police Pension Commissioners for the term ending June 30, 2017. Read More