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).

Dr. Wah is the organization’s first Chinese-American President.  A Virginia physician with more than 23 years of military service, he is a nationally recognized expert in health information technology. Dr. Wah graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Oregon and received his MD from the Oregon Health Sciences University. He was ranked in Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the country’s “50 Most Influential Physician Executives.”

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