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KCMS & CMA represent the voices of
nearly 50,000 physicians state-wide

Who We Are

History and Overview

Group of Physicians

The Kern County Medical Society (KCMS) is a professional association of physicians practicing in Kern County who are dedicated to addressing local health issues of concern to their patients and their profession. We are a component society of the California Medical Association (CMA).

Kern County Medical Society is committed to assisting member physicians with the support, advocacy and assistance they need regarding today's health care issues. For a listing of KCMS/CMA services provided member physicians, please visit our Membership page.

Since its beginning in 1897, KCMS and its members have been active in responding to and meeting the health care needs of our community. For assistance in finding a physician, visit our Find a Physician page.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Kern County Medical Society is to promote the science and art of medicine, the care and well-being of patients, the protection of the public health, the betterment of the medical profession, to cooperate with organizations of like purposes, and to unite with similar societies in the State of California as component societies of the California Medical Association.