Why Join CMA?

For more than 160 years, the California Medical Association (CMA) and its component medical societies have represented California’s physicians as the recognized voice of the medical profession. Keeping in step with the changing realities of the practice of medicine and the business of health care, CMA understands the unique challenges facing health care providers. Change is inevitable – and CMA remains ready to meet the demands of the future to support the invaluable benefits that physicians and medical groups provide for California’s communities.

Find your mode of practice below to learn about the unique benefit offerings available!

More Member Benefits




Access over 5,000 pages of information and resources. 


Receive expert help with physician reimbursement and medical business issues.


Attend in-person seminars, secure CME or watch on-demand webinars.




Stay informed through CMA's newsletters and custom content alerts.


Access resources to maintain an efficient medical practice, including HIPAA tool kits.


Explore discounts on everything from magazines to insurance.

What Our Members Say

"CMA helps me focus on caring for my patients. I know CMA has my back with policy and administration assistance, and it's one less thing for me to worry about."

Diana Ramos, M.D., M.P.H. OBGYN
Member since 1989

"CMA is the greatest advocate for physicians in California. My membership has helped the CMA advocate for me and my profession."

Edward Hess, M.D. Internal Medicine
Member since 1984

"Ask yourself who will have the most impact on the way you practice medicine: The government or physicians in organized medicine through CMA?"

Brennan Cassidy, M.D. Family Medicine
Member since 1976

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