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 http://www.modernhealthcare.com/community/50-most-influential/2018/ . To join other physicians in addressing professional challenges and improving care for patients, become an ACCMA member: www.accma.org/join .