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At the Foundation, we are living out a vision to make Washington the best place to receive care and to practice medicine.

About the Foundation

The WSMA Foundation for Health Care Improvement is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. At the Foundation, we are living out a vision to make Washington the best place to receive care and to practice medicine.

Improving Physician Wellness and Patient Care

At the WSMA Foundation, we believe in a future where physicians are healthy and fulfilled; where physicians, the health care team, and patients are partners; and where all Washingtonians experience quality care that aligns with their needs, goals, and values.

Fulfilling that quest depends upon transformational change at all levels—individual, organizational, and statewide. We believe that change is possible, and that physicians and patients can thrive in health care settings that support them.

The Foundation exists today because of the vision of forward-thinking doctors who cared about—and invested in—the future of the profession more than 50 years ago.

With your participation and support, the WSMA Foundation ensures that legacy will continue to benefit physicians today… and tomorrow.

Your tax-deductible donations are an investment in yourself, your peers, and your profession. Thank you!

About the Foundation

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Our vision

We believe in a future where physicians are healthy and fulfilled; where physicians, the health care team, and patients are partners; and where all Washingtonians experience equitable, quality care that aligns with their needs, goals, and values.

Our mission

To create transformational health care change at all levels—individual, organizational, and statewide.

Our values

As a health care improvement foundation, we value:

  • Well-being: We promote the well-being of physicians so that we can fulfill our high calling of caring for our patients.
  • Health equity: We commit to health equity and eliminating disparities to improve health care in Washington.
  • Patient partnership: We uphold and respect the patient/physician partnership, creating equitable health care settings where conversations are mutual and care decisions are shared.
  • Compassion: We serve our patients, communities, and each other with compassion in the pursuit of wellness and equity for all Washingtonians.
  • Collaboration: We work with a diversity of stakeholders to generate high-impact equitable results that improve care in Washington state.
  • Legacy: We build upon the vision of forward-thinking physician leaders to ensure an equitable, thriving medical profession, and a healthy population.

Our goals

  • Strengthen physician wellness and restore the joy of practice.
  • Advance health equity in all communities.
  • Honor people’s goals, values, and preferences.

Board of directors and staff

Meet the board of directors and staff that govern and operate the WSMA Foundation for Health Care Improvement.

Contact information

WSMA Foundation for Health Care Improvement
2001 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206.441.9762
Fax: 206.441.5863
Email: foundation@wsma.org

Join or renew your membership today!