San Francisco Marin Medical Society Blog


Letter to the Editor from SFMMS Leaders Opposing Separation of Children at Border

Last week, the American Medical Association passed a resolution opposing the separation of children from their parents at the Mexican border. The San Francisco Marin Medical Society, representing doctors across specialties who care for children and families, joins the AMA and condemns this horrific policy.

A California Appeals Court On Friday Reinstated a Law Allowing Terminally Ill Patients to End Their Lives

The ruling by the 4th District Court of Appeal allows the controversial law known as the End of Life Option Act to remain in effect, giving patients who have less than six months to live access to lethal medications from their doctors.