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Why Join?

The San Mateo County Medical Association has been supporting Peninsula physicians and patients for more than a century. We provide activities and resources that empower physician practices as well as foster community health. We also fight for physicians' interests in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. We are here to support San Mateo County physicians from all specialties and practice types, at all stages of their careers.

Member Testimonials

"I'm a member of SMCMA because there are so many issues that doctors need to get involved in to shape the world of medicine, both for their own benefit and the benefit of their patients. That's why I got involved.  I stay involved because I love the community that we have!"

Barbara Yates Weissman, MD
Pyschiatry, San Mateo County


"SMCMA works to protect physicians' interests so physicians can focus on why they went into medicine in the first place - caring for their patients."

Debra Matityahu, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City


"I'm proud to support a physician organization that educates and assists doctors in their professional development and practicing medicine.  I also look forward to the monthly magazine and holiday party!"

Mark Sontag, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
ReMeDy Medical Group, Redwood City


"It may sound a bit corny, but one of the things I love about medicine is the camaraderie - the connection and support among the physician community. By sticking together we can more effectively address whatever challenges come our way, for the benefit of our patients." 

Emily Hu, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Bay Area Obstetrics & Gynecology, Daly City