Membership with SFMMS and CMA is invaluable—it gives you access to services and tools that will assist your personal and professional development and contributes to the overall strength of organized medicine. Click here for a full list of member benefits.

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Top 10 Reasons to be a SFMMS Member

  1. SFMS Career FairLegislative Advocacy
    Ensure physicians have a voice and remain in control of medicine. By speaking with a united voice, SFMMS and CMA exert a powerful influence on health policy and public health issues at the local, state, and national levels. SFMMS protects your interests as a physician by advocating on topics such as MICRA, Medicare and Medi-Cal reimbursements, scope of practice issues, and accessible health care for all.

  2. Professional Development
    On-demand webinars and in-person seminars ranging from business essentials for physicians, personnel management, EHR adoption best practices, effective coding and billing strategies are available to you. CME tracking services and educational opportunities are also available through our partner, the Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ). 

  3. Expand Your Network 
    Grow your professional network and referral list by networking with peers, established physicians, and health care leaders across the state at SFMMS events and online communities.

  4. Medical Practice Marketing Assistance
    Promote your practice through a customizable physician member page on SFMMS website, printed Member Directory, and networking mixers.

  5. Practice Management Assistance
    Resolve contracting, billing, and payment problems with one-on-one assistance from CMA's Center for Economic Services. Assistance ranges from coaching and education to direct intervention on your behalf with payers and regulators.

  6. News & Information
    Enjoy our monthly e-Newsletter, a subscription to our award-winning journal, San Francisco Marin Medicine, a copy of SFMMS' pictorial membership directory and desk reference, and the SFMMS blog. Also enjoy, access to CMA Practice Resources, a monthly bulletin providing tips and tools to assist physicians and their office staff.

  7. Improving Community Health
    Become involved in spearheading community health issues in San Francisco and Marin, including advocacy and education related to tobacco, sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, gun safety, vaccinations, end-of-life care, reproductive choice for women, opioid safety, and much more.

  8. Exclusive Member Access
    Gain full access to the SFMMS website for guidelines, reports, and variety of tools and resources to help you navigate the ever-changing health care environment. Members also receive exclusive admission to our private networking socials and the Annual Gala. Enjoy discounts and access to insurance products, office supplies, prescription pads, and more.

  9. Employment Assistance
    Obtain assistance with your job search through the SFMMS Career Fair and job listings on the SFMMS website. Receive access to objective written analyses of major health plan contracts, and discounted employment contract review services from a contract attorney.

  10. Leadership Opportunities
    Ensure you have a voice and vote on key issues impacting the practice of medicine, and gain valuable leadership and advocacy experience.

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I became active in SFMS at the advice and behest of a colleague. I learned quickly I should have gotten involved sooner!

Keith Loring, MDEmergency Medicine Physician