An overview of WSMA's many programs and services that help improve the
practice of medicine for our members and their staff.
Advancing quality improvement
quality and wellness initiatives
support you in reducing burnout and administrative burden, ultimately
helping you reconnect with joy in your profession and provide the best
care for your patients.
Protecting you, your profession, and your patients
- Our full-time government affairs and policy teams are on the ground
in Olympia every day advocating for your best interests. As the
largest physician professional association in the state, we not only
raise up the physician voice, we also bring clout, credibility, and
legislative and regulatory
Equipping you to lead
- Our top-notch
are best in class, equipping physician leaders to influence the
business of medicine. We offer leadership development and professional
training opportunities for physicians at all stages of their career.
Enhancing your lifelong learning
- The WSMA directly offers CME activities,
educational opportunities, and continuing professional development encompassing a broad range
of subjects for physicians and physician assistants. Access live and on-demand webinars and seminars, plus a wide variety of other
educational activities to enhance medical and non-medical
- With your WSMA membership, most members receive a $300 discount on
their liability premium with
providing a trusted partner to help physicians, groups, and facilities
manage risk and improve health care quality and patient safety. Call
Physicians Insurance at 206.343.7300 for details.
Informing you - As a member, we arm you with the news
you need to know via our various communications. Members exclusively
WSMA Reports, our flagship magazine;
Membership Memo, our twice-monthly newsletter; and
Weekly Rounds, a personal message and reflection from WSMA's CEO.
Connecting you with your peers
- WSMA's premier events offer opportunities to connect, network, and
build community. By participating in our
Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates
(free for members),
Leadership Development Conference
at Lake Chelan, WSMA members strengthen professional connections.
Providing on-demand information
- The WSMA online
covers various topics including
advance care planning;
payer or network sponsor contracting;
peer review; and much more. The
Washington Physicians' Guide to Health Law
5th Edition, a $350 value, is a benefit exclusive to members.