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
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.
An outline of key priorities, areas of focus, strategic goals, and
All legislative power of the WSMA is vested in the approximately 175 voting members of the WSMA House of Delegates.
The WSMA board of trustees meets quarterly, and is responsible for
carrying out the mandates and policies of the House of Delegates.
The five committees defined in the WSMA bylaws that carry out various
Raising the voices of physicians new to practice and
Incorporating a diversity, inclusion, and equity lens to everything we
A forum for Latinx physicians and physician assistants.
Meet the hard-working, dedicated full-time staff of the Washington State