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Holiday Wishes From the LACMA Team!

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As we wrap up the year, we find ourselves, once again, immensely grateful for you, our members, that have led the way and persevered through so much difficulty and uncertainty.

Those challenges fueled LACMA's commitment and dedication to our members as we worked to provide innovative support and solutions to our physicians and community. Please join us as we reflect on and celebrate the many things we accomplished - TOGETHER in 2021.

Initiatives, Resources & Solutions

The Medical Practice Makeover Initiative offers small, independent, member medical practices that meet certain criteria, grants, robust resources, PPE supplies & staff support, including practice transformation consultancy, offered free of charge.

MD/DO Lifeline, partly funded by PhRMA, offers wellness resources, including retreats, assessments, tools and partnerships at no cost to LACMA physicians.

Preparing

for MICRA Battle

 

An initiative that will be on the November 2022 ballot threatens to dismantle MICRA. LACMA is joining the fight by matching medical staff contributions of up to $300,000.

New Councils

Mission: To promote the physical, social and mental health of the people of Los Angeles County through advocacy, policy development and partnership with public health and community-based organizations.

 

Comprised of the presidents, president-elects and the immediate past presidents of Ventura, Kern, LA, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Imperial and San Diego counties, this group convenes to share ideas and best practices.

Mission: To promote the physical, social and mental health of the people of Los Angeles County through advocacy, policy development and partnership with public health and community-based organizations.

Education & Information

A series whose focus is to engage the physician community on the topics of racism, implicit bias and social inequities that impact access to care, the provision of quality care and injury and disease prevention.

 

Physicians Against Intolerance and Xenophobia

(March 29)

Zoom call with Congresswoman Judy Chu

A resource developed to provide the latest COVID-19 information and resources for the physicians of LA County.

TOWN HALL SERIES:

Expanding Universal Coverage

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Bringing to life the efforts of LACMA leadership, staff, and physicians across the County as they work together to make our community a better place for all.

Each episode of Clear as Mud brings clarity to the complicated profession of medicine by delivering relevant, purposeful information featuring great guests, inspired conversations, and clear takeaways. 

Community Impact

COVID-19 Impact PPE

(Rapid Response 3.0)

PPE and supplies for private practices and at-risk communities

March 4

Clinica Romero event with City Council Member Kevin de Leon

March 26

Kedren Health

April 5

AltaMed with Supervisor Hilda Solis

April 9

Eisner Health with Assembly Member Miguel Santiago

May 5

South Central Family Health Center

WeVax LA video

Vaccination Billboard Campaign

CalVax Program & Vaccine Site Volunteers

FEMA Support

Worked with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement to assist with the unaccompanied children effort

Rapid Response

Collaboration with LACDPH around food insecurity and vaping

Events & Celebration

April 16 | Virtual Event

LA Healthcare Awards

September 22 | Virtual Event

Installation of President and Officers

LACMA's 150th Anniversary Commemorative Book

Stronger Together

 

November 6

Member Appreciation Event

Growing Stronger

#LACMASolutions:

New Preferred Partners

Record Number of FQHCs joining

Special thank you to all of our solo and small practice members, as well as the large groups and FQHCs who make up our physician community.

We have strong optimism for what 2022 will bring for the people and physicians of Los Angeles. Better days are to come – and LACMA will do our best to contribute to that with your help. So may your days be merry and bright! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

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