Monday Rx: Addressing Xenophobia & Vaccine Equity, L.A. Healthcare Awards and District 6 Wine Tasting.

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Addressing Violence Against Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

Excited to share that LACMA’s Health Equity Council and Physicians Against Intolerance and Xenophobia, led by Dr. Diana Shiba, president and Dr. Jeffery Lee, the president-elect will be hosting U.S. Representative Judy Chu for a Zoom call next Monday, March 29, 2021, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Joining Congresswoman Chu will be Sonya Harris, Senior Advisor, California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Task Force.

Register Here or with Henry Rogers,

Los Angeles Healthcare Awards is 3 Weeks Away!

Join us for a livestream event unlike any other as we honor healthcare leaders and provide scholarships for outstanding young medical students!

Register Here

Clear as Mud Podcast

Dr. Hector Flores hosts the fourth installment of the Clear as Mud podcast series featuring Dr. David Hayes Bautista as he shares insights on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Latinx.

Listen and subscribe to the podcast here.

Webinar: Legislative Advocacy Conference Training

Learn how to be an effective advocate.

In preparation for the California Medical Association (CMA) Virtual Legislative Advocacy Conference, CMA's Center for Government Relations will host a special webinar on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

This webinar will review CMA's legislative priorities and bills to be lobbied, effective advocacy tips (for virtual meetings) and other relevant program information.


Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Register Here

District 6 Virtual Wine Tasting Event

Los Angeles County Medical Association District 6 will be hosting a virtual wine tasting event with Sextant Wines.

Winemaker, Doug Hidinger, and sommelier(s) Blake Pederson and Kristin Fauth will be on hand to guide us through a wine tasting tour of some of Sextant Wines’ finest.  Sextant Wines have also given recommendations on foods that can be paired to optimize the tasting experience.

Wine packages are now sold out. 

Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Zoom

Please RSVP to attend without a wine package by emailing Vitelio at by March 24, 2021.

47th Annual Legislative Advocacy Conference

The California Medical Association (CMA) will host its 47th Annual Legislative Advocacy Conference April 5 - 9, 2021, with an hour-long virtual program scheduled for Tuesday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. Click here to register for the program.

Each county medical society will be coordinating its own legislator meetings. If you are interested in participating in LACMA’s legislator meetings (likely to be held on one day for 2 hours), please email Lisa Le at


"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."


—Alice Walker

Gustavo Friederichsen

Chief Executive Officer

Los Angeles County Medical Association

“If it matters to our LACMA members, it matters to me.”

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