News & Publications

SFMS strives to be a resource for physicians and the community at large for local health care news and information. We distribute a number of publications throughout the year, from our monthly San Francisco Medicine journal and monthly SFMS eNews e-newsletter, to our annual pictorial membership directory and online SFMS blog.

For more information on any of these publications, contact SFMS at (415) 561-0850 or click here to email us.

San Francisco Medicine

The award-winning San Francisco Medicine is the official journal of the SFMS and a vital resource to the San Francisco medical community. Published ten times a year, the journal prides itself on giving emerging and established physicians the information needed to navigate and thrive in the ever-changing health care environment.  

SFMS eNews

SFMS’s monthly e-newsletter offers time-sensitive news, updates from the SFMS, legislative updates, event listings, and other information pertinent to the physician community.

SFMS Pictorial Membership Directory & Desk Reference

SFMS Directory, produced annually in print and now online, is a widely used resource for San Francisco and greater Bay Area health care professionals and patients.


SFMS’ blog offers the latest health care news and new resources for San Francisco physicians.  

CMA Practice Resources

CMA Practice Resources (CPR) is a monthly bulletin providing tips and tools to assist physicians and their office staff improving practice efficiency and viability. To view the current issue, click here.

Legislative Hot List

The Legislative Hot List is published weekly during the legislative session. The Hot List provides a summary and the current status of CMA-sponsored bills, as well as the progress of other significant legislation. To view the current issue, click here

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