By joining the San Mateo County Medical Association, you’re joining a network of more than 40,000 physicians state-wide unified in support of the medical profession. Members have access to a myriad of resources and services to promote the well-being of our physician members and improve the delivery of quality healthcare to your patients.
Member Benefits Include
24/7 Member Support
The SMCMA is here for you when you need us.
Local and Legislative Advocacy
Through the larger network of the California Medical Association (CMA), the SMCMA represents the interests of organized medicine to policy-makers in San Mateo County and at the state legislature.
Updates to the latest news affecting the delivery of care
Stay informed through the SMCMA Physician magazine, email newsletters, and alerts.
Access to Preferred Partners
The SMCMA partners with businesses partners that assist in driving our mission and give our members the tools they need to succeed.
Access to legal support staff and more than 5,000 pages of information in CMA’s On-Call Online Health Library.
Receive expert help with physician reimbursement and medical billing issues.
Access resources to maintain an efficient medical practice.
Attend in-person seminars, or view on-demand webinars for CME credit.
The SMCMA encourages the professional growth of our members by offering opportunities to serve on the Board of Directors, committees, SMCMA’s delegation to the CMA House of Delegates, and other leadership positions.
Networking and Educational Events
Make connections with local peers at SMCMA hosted educational and social events throughout the year.
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Membership in the SMCMA is open to Physicians
who live and/or work within San Mateo County, who
possess an un-revoked and unsuspended U.S. doctor
of medicine (MD) or doctor of osteopathic medicine
(DO) certificate, or a recognized international
equivalent; and resident physicians who are attending
an accredited residency or fellowship in San Mateo
Regular Active (Practicing Physician):
Physicians possess an un-revoked and unsuspended
U.S. doctor of medicine (MD) or doctor of osteopathic
medicine (DO) certificate, or a recognized international
equivalent and reside and/or work in San Mateo County.
Government Employed Physician: San Mateo County-employed
Part-time Active Physician:
Physicians ages 65 or older who practice under 20
hours per week
Retired Physician: Regular
Active Physicians Members of any age who are fully
retired from the practice of medicine (Regular Active
membership must be held for 1 full year prior to
be eligible for this status)
Resident, intern or fellow physician enrolled in
accredited medical training, intern or fellowship
programs in San Mateo County
Membership in the CMA is mandatory to be a member
of the SMCMA. We believe the key to our organization’s
strength is its excellent collaborative relationships
with CMA and other county chapters. Furthermore,
the dual membership helps support state and local
activities as well as providing you with additional
SMCMA accepts payment by check, Visa, Mastercard,
and American Express credit cards. You can remit
a lump-sum payment, or set up a monthly installment
plan with a credit card. To sign up for the monthly
installment plan, contact SMCMA at (650) 312-1663.
SMCMA and CMA dues are not deductible as a charitable
contribution for federal income tax purposes, but
may be partially deductible as a business expense.
To find out the percentage of your current year's
dues that cannot be deducted as a business expense
for federal income tax purposes (typically around
33%), please see your invoice or contact SMCMA at
(650) 312-1663. Please consult with your CPA or
Tax Consultant for additional questions.