ACCMA member Richard S. Isaacs, MD, executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group in Oakland, was recognized as a top physician leader in 2018 by the trade publication Modern Healthcare. He was ranked number 15 on the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” list. Since he assumed his present position in 2017, he has pursued initiatives to reduce physician burnout and improve the patient experience. Doctor Isaacs is a 23-year member of the ACCMA. To read more, go to join other physicians in addressing professional challenges and improving care for patients, become an ACCMA member: