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New SFMMS Resource: Small & Solo Practice Workgroup Report

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing pressures on the economic sustainability of small and solo physician practices. To improve our understanding of how private practice has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in July 2021, SFMMS facilitated a discussion between a group of physician members who practice in private, small, or solo practice settings in San Francisco and Marin counties.

SFMMS Opposes Anti-Reproductive Health Vigilantism: In Support of the Texas Medical Association

The SFMMS delegation to the CMA shares the widespread alarm and disdain for the new law in Texas banning abortions after 6 weeks gestation and offering financial incentives to anybody who reports a physician or anybody else perceived to helping a woman access an abortion. We offer this statement, signed by many of our delegates:

A Message From SFMMS Past-President John Maa, MD: Prioritizing Health: Five Recommendations to the FDA About E-Cigarettes

John Maa is Past-President of the San Francisco Marin Medical Society (SFMMS), and Jeff Wigand was featured in the film "The Insider". The SFMMS has long advocated for strong, health-oriented regulation of electronic cigarettes and all tobacco/nicotine products and marketing.