About San Francisco Medical Society

Doctor's meeting

The San Francisco Medical Society (SFMS) was established in 1868 to improve the health of all San Franciscans by uniting and supporting the local physician community.

The SFMS is affiliated with the California Medical Association (CMA). The SFMS Bylaws can be viewed by clicking here.

View the proposed San Francisco Marin Medical Society Bylaws.

SFMS Mission

SFMS unites dedicated physicians to champion quality health care and innovation for our patients and community and serves the professional needs of all San Francisco physicians.

SFMS Vision

San Francisco physicians provide exemplary health care to our community, experience professional fulfillment and shape the future of medicine.

SFMS Goals

  • PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES:
    To facilitate access to resources that make it easier for physicians to practice quality medicine.
  • COLLABORATION & COMMUNICATION:
    To reach and engage physicians and community partners in collaborative efforts.
  • ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY:
    To achieve organizational sustainability and enhance effectiveness.
  • ADVOCACY:
    To be a recognized resource and advocate with expertise on medicine and public health issues in our community.