The San Mateo County Medical Association founded the Community Service Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in order to give back to the community by providing health/education outreach programs and provide physician members the opportunity.
The mission of the San Mateo County Medical Association Community Service Foundation is to improve the quality of life through the promotion and development of programs to encourage healthier personal and professional lifestyles, promotion of volunteerism among medical and health professionals, collaboration with health-related organizations on community health issues, and educational programs to enhance the medical and health professions.
Currently, the Community Service Foundation administers two programs:
San Mateo Hep B Free provides a free hepatitis B screening and vaccination for Asian, Pacific Islander and other high risk residents of San Mateo County, who bear a disproportionate burden of liver disease and liver cancer as a result of undetected chronic hepatitis B infection.
Click here if you are a member of the public interested in screening and vaccination.
Click here if you are a physician or hospital representative interested in volunteering with this program.
Walk with a Doc is a free program, open to the public, in which physicians lead walks throughout San Mateo County and share tips and information on a wide variety of health topics.
Walks take place on Saturday mornings at 10:00am from spring through fall at some of San Mateo County’s most picturesque open spaces. This activity is open to members of the public of all ages and fitness levels.