President of the American Medical Association Speaks at LACMA Reception

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles County Medical Association’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Physicians Advisory Committee hosted a reception and program called “Challenges, Opportunities and the Future of Medicine” at Good Samaritan Hospital with guest and keynote speaker, Robert M. Wah, MD, 169th President of the American Medical Association (AMA). Read More

LACMA Member Appointed To Medical Board of California

LOS ANGELES, CA — California Governor Jerry Brown, announced the appointment of Randy W. Hawkins, MD, of Los Angeles to the Medical Board of California. Read More

California Medical Association Elects New Chair for Board of Trustees

California Medical Association

LOS ANGELES, CA – The California Medical Association (CMA) elected David H. Aizuss, M.D. as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees. This is the first time in twenty years a Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) member has been elected CMA chair. Read More

LACMA commends the LA County Department of Health Services for Increasing Funding for Areas with Shortages of Primary Care Health Professionals

LACMA commends LACHS

The Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) commends the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) for its aggressive approach to secure federal funding to bring more doctors to our most challenged communities.  Read More

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

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