Black Physicians Council

Formed in 2020 after the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the Black Physicians Council at Facey strives to reduce health inequity in the Black community through education, conversation, and advocacy for Black patients at Facey Medical Group and Providence, the health system our physician group is aligned with. Its nine members include:

  • Chizobam Ani, M.D. - Hospitalist/Epidemiologist
  • Daniel Lewis, M.D. - Internal Medicine, Facey Tarzana
  • Ana Sofia Lopes, M.D. - Internal Medicine, Facey Immediate Care
  • Rafael Montalvo, M.D. - Internal Medicine, Facey Immediate Care
  • Samuel Nyamu, M.D. - Family Medicine, Facey Mission Hills
  • Maria Ange Soumah,D.O. - Ob/Gyn, Facey Mission Hills
  • Tanya Thomas, M.D. - Gastroenterology, Facey Mission Hills
  • Ryenn West, M.D. - Family Medicine, Facey Immediate Care
  • Rachel White, M.D. - Hospitalist

Community Conversation Series

The BPC is developing a series of town hall live events to educate and spark conversations about health in the Black community. You can find upcoming events and an archive of previous conversations here: