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"Your WSMA is the physician’s voice in Washington state that matters most." - Donna Smith, MD, WSMA Past President

Who We Are

More than 12,000 members strong, the Washington State Medical Association is the largest physician professional association in Washington, representing physicians, residents, medical students, and physician assistants from most specialties and practice settings throughout the state. The WSMA is the only professional organization in Washington that represents the interests and priorities of all physicians in the state.

Our vision: To make Washington the best place to practice medicine and receive care. Our mission: Provide strong physician leadership and advocacy to shape the future of medicine and advance quality care for all Washingtonians. Our value proposition for members: The WSMA, at its heart, is a physician-driven organization. We believe physician leadership is paramount to good health care policy and patient care. We work to support our members and their teams so that they can thrive professionally and be a strong voice for safe, quality, equitable care.

The WSMA is part of a federation of county and state medical societies and the American Medical Association.

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Strategic Plan

An outline of key priorities, areas of focus, strategic goals, and benchmarks.

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House of Delegates

All legislative power of the WSMA is vested in the approximately 175 voting members of the WSMA House of Delegates.

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Board of Trustees

The WSMA board of trustees meets quarterly, and is responsible for carrying out the mandates and policies of the House of Delegates.

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Standing Committees

The five committees defined in the WSMA bylaws that carry out various association activities.

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Early Career Sections

Raising the voices of physicians new to practice and physicians-in-training.

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DEI Committee

Incorporating a diversity, inclusion, and equity lens to everything we do.

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Latinx Advisory Council

A forum for Latinx physicians and physician assistants.

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Meet the hard-working, dedicated full-time staff of the Washington State Medical Association.

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