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San Francisco Marin Medical Society Blog


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."

Executive Director Reflections: The Door To Reform is Wide Open

The most esoteric area of health policy in which I’ve been involved has been the digitization of health records. Most agreed that it needed to happen, but nobody wanted to expend political capital, let alone actual capital, to make it happen. It was complicated, difficult, expensive, unsexy, and impossible to claim victory (and credit) with certainty.