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Students and Residents

The California Medical Association (CMA) provides FREE memberships to medical students and residents. Shape the future of medicine with invaluable leadership and advocacy training, professional development, access to scholarships, grants, and more!

Career Center

Comprehensive database of physician job postings and career resources.

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Financial Assistance 

Explore grants, lower interest rates and loan repayment programs.

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Medical Student Forum

Connect with peers on policies that uniquely impact medical students.

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Residents & Fellows Forum

Connect with colleagues on policies that uniquely impact medical residents and fellows.

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Together, we are stronger. Become a Member Today!

 

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LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Shape policies at the local, state and national level through elected positions.

STUDENT LOAN SAVINGS

Alleviate medical school debt and save .25% on student loan interest through SoFi.

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

Receive training to advocate for public health, GME funding and more!

 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

Grow your leadership skills with tools, resources and events year-round.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Receive training and tips to connect colleagues and advocate online.

DISCOUNT PROGRAMS

Explore CMA-sponsored discount programs to save time and money.

What Our Members Say

"Service, leadership and advocacy are the heart of medicine, and CMA is an essential part of being the kind of doctor that our communities and country needs."

Oscar Echeverria
UCLA Medical Student
Member since 2016

"I’m proud to be a CMA member because I get to be a part of lasting change. It is an honor to be a voice for the children of the Central Valley."                                                                

Clarisse Casilang, M.D. Resident
Member since 2015

"I appreciate how welcoming CMA is for new faces and trying to make medical students aware of important issues in our field. Membership broadens our horizons."

Meghana Pagadala UCSD Medical Student
Member since 2016