Free Yourself for Your Patients

Practicing Physicians of America

51% OF PHYSICIANS ARE BURNED OUT

Third-party payers, government bureaucrats, hospital administrators, and non-physician staff disrupt the patient-physician relationship. One size fits all solutions and increased demands are robbing patients of time with their physicians.

Physicians Would not choose medicine again

Physicians Commit
Suicide Annually

Average Medical
School Debt

FREE YOURSELF FOR YOUR PATIENTS

It’s time for physicians to reclaim responsibility for patient health — and for our own health.

Our Mission is to help you:

1

BEAT BURNOUT

Our mission is to stand up for your right to care for your patients. Re-claim the profession of medicine and re-commit to the oath you took.

2

PROTECT PATIENTS

34% of Americans trust medical leaders. We are fighting, through patient safety and physician autonomy, to develop patients’ trust.

3

BE HEARD

Third-party payers, government, hospitals, and non-physician staff disrupt the patient-physician relationship. We’re here to magnify your voice.

Take the first step.

WE’RE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Practicing Physicians of America is represented by a nationally networked Board of Directors.

Dr. Judith Thompson, M.D.

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Thompson is a solo, independent Breast and General Surgeon. She has practiced for 22 years and is recognized for outstanding philanthropic activities.

Dr. Marion Mass, M.D.

Vice Chair

Dr. Mass is a pediatrician in the Philadelphia area. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and serves as leadership for Physicians Against Drug Shortages.

Dr. Westby G. Fisher, M.D.

Treasurer

Dr. Fisher is a cardiac electrophysiologist based in Chicago, IL. He authors the Dr. Wes Blog, a nationally syndicated personal blog with over 3 million page views.

Dr. Niran S. Al-Agba, M.D.

Secretary

Dr. Al-Agba is a board-certified pediatrician and owner of Silverdale Pediatrics, LLP. She is published on KevinMD, RebelMD and is on the editorial staff at The Health Care Blog.

Dr. Craig M. Wax, D.O.

Board Member

Dr. Wax is a family physician who practices family medicine and health through prevention. He serves on the U. S. congressional subcommittee National Physicians Council for Health Care Policy.

Dr. Brian J. Dixon, M.D.

Board Member

Dr. Dixon has a thriving pediatric psychiatry private practice in Fort Worth, TX. He is the Founder and CEO of Together Forward, a 501(c)4 non-profit Think Tank.

We’re Committed to Two Simple Goals

1: Patient Safety 2: Physician Autonomy

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Our board is fighting for you – and we’re being heard.

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Tell us about the most significant challenge you face as a physician. We’ll share personalized advice about how we succeed in the medical profession.

The PPA Hourglass symbol represents the time you invest.

Now, own your time.

Practicing Physicians of America aligns the voices of Physicians and Doctor-Friendly organizations. By affirming your core beliefs in Patient Safety and Physician Autonomy, you choose to take stand for medicine.

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