The Kern County Medical Society (KCMS) is a local, non-profit organization of
member physicians who are committed to the delivery of quality medical care and
to maintaining the highest principles of medicine. Since is beginning in 1897,
the KCMS and its members have been active in responding to and meeting the
health care needs of our community. Through its staff and active committees, the
Kern County Medical Society provides community services that help to improve the
lives of Kern County residents in many ways. Following is a partial list of
community services that KCMS provides:
KCMS members contribute funds and award scholarships to local students
pursuing degrees in health care fields.
Patient Referral Service
Being new to the community can often make finding the appropriate medical
care a challenge. For assistance in finding a physician or to obtain information
on-line regarding member physicians, visit our Physician Locator section.
KCMS staff provides informal help to county residents and member physicians
in resolving differences, which may develop.
KCMS collects and provides information on many health care issues.
Kern County Medical Society member physicians believe in and contribute to
their profession and their community. It is through these community services
that the KCMS membership strives to improve public knowledge concerning the many
issues facing their profession. When you need medical information, assistance
with a health care issue or finding a physician, call the Kern County Medical
Society at 661/325-9025.