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Eve Canton

Eve Canton

Welcome Back, Members! We hope you enjoyed the warm holiday weekend and took the time to enjoy family, reflect and relax. We have a short week with some amazing events and webinars coming up. Let’s start the week off right! ________________________________________________________ Finance for Physicians 101: Part 2 – Los Angeles City …

Join us for the 2019 Young Physicians Networking Mixer hosted by the Young Physicians Committee and District 1. It’s time to recharge and reconnect with friends and colleagues, or make new ones! All in a relaxed environment overlooking the bright lights of the Downtown LA Live scene. Enjoy food, beverages, …

YOU’RE INVITED! THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION’S Women Physicians Issues and Advocacy Committee presents CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN MEDICINE AWARDS LUNCHEON Saturday, September 28th, 2019 | 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica, 530 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405 Keynote Speaker: Valencia Walker, MD, MPH …

PatientPop: Benefits for Private Practice Physicians Saving private practices continues to be a LACMA focus in spite of the market trends and shifts to groups, mergers, and acquisitions. The bottom line is LACMA needs to serve the needs of all physicians regardless if they are a solo practice in Torrance …

Confidential Physician Compensation Information Last week I shared the latest on AB 1404 (Santiago) which is headed to the state Senate Appropriations Committee. Santiago and the SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West union specifically cited Kaiser Permanente, which entails the not-for-profit hospital and clinic arm Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; the not-for-profit Kaiser Foundation …

How Physicians Can End Opioid Abuses Opioid overdoses continue to be a leading cause of injury and death in the United States, surpassing deaths from motor vehicle accidents and gun homicides. Among new illicit opioid users, 4 out of 5 reported using prescription drugs prior to using heroin. It is …

AB1404 – Take Action Now! This morning I sent an urgent message to all members urging them to join me in contacting their city council representative and ask them to vote NO on resolution AB 1404. See Bill: bit.ly/AB1401-Bill-Info ________________________________________________________ AB 1404 (Santiago) will on the Los Angeles City Council agenda …

Historic Martin Luther King. Jr Community Hospital Partnership Last week was a blend of a groundbreaking partnership as we rekindled old ones. As you’ve heard, LACMA entered into a 5-year agreement with Martin Luther King. Jr Community Hospital’s new medical foundation model. Nine young physicians have joined MLK, and those …

Healthcare and Homelessness in California Plenty to share in spite of the season. Dr. Sion Roy, LACMA’s new president, hit the ground running with several meetings with key legislators to talk about healthcare in California and specifically Los Angeles County. From a positive discussion with state Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon including …

  Celebrating The Life of Dr. Frank Meza This past Saturday, I was honored to attend a service in tribute to Dr. Frank Meza, who passed away on July 4th unexpectedly. One could see, feel, and hear the impact Dr. Meza had on so many lives over four decades of …