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MICRA Liability Protections to be Modernized Via Legislation; 2022 Ballot Proposition Withdrawn

The California Medical Association (CMA) today announced that legislation will be introduced to modernize the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA). As a result, a proposition scheduled for the fall 2022 ballot, which would have eviscerated MICRA protections for physicians, will be withdrawn.

SFMMS Supports SF Supervisor Mandelman's Shelter For All Proposal

"Our physician members are on the frontlines of care to our most underserved and underrepresented patient populations, and so bring a unique perspective to issues of housing and homelessness. Housing issues in San Francisco, and specifically the lack of shelter capacity, have a tangible effect on the health outcomes of our communities."

San Francisco Marin Medicine Journal, Vol. 95, No. 1 Now Available Online!

To celebrate the 95th year of San Francisco Marin Medicine, the Journal of SFMMS, we have featured the cover image from our very first edition, showing us all just how far the we have come in over half a century. Enjoy special sections focusing on ethical health policy and psychedelics & medicine, plus much more.

View the Recording: Palliative Care Advances & Reflections, a talk with SFMMS Past-President, Monique Schaulis, MD and authors from the SFM Medicine Journal

SFMMS past-President Monique Schaulis MD, an emergency and palliative medicine specialist, joined the San Francisco End-Of-Life Network for an hourlong discussion on palliative care. You can now view the recording of this discussion.