2019 Dues – $1,092.00
OCMA portion – $450.00
CMA portion – $642.00
Monthly payment option: $94.00
Resident Member – free
Medical Student Member – free
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All California county medical societies are chartered by the California Medical Association (CMA) and when physicians join CMA, they join their county medical society at the same time.
U.C. Irvine School of Medicine medical students
Resident physicians (M.D.s or D.O.s) in a recognized residency program at U.C. Irvine or Southern California Permanente Medical Group.
Physicians (M.D.s or D.O.s) with a valid California medical license who live and/or work within Orange County.
Membership is based on a calendar year: January 1 – December 31.
We accept payment by check or credit card.
You may pay annually or monthly.
For special circumstances, contact Mark Morones, Membership Director, at (949) 398-8103 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Association dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal tax purposes but may be partially deductible as a business expense. A portion of your dues is not deductible because of lobbying activities on behalf of its members.
For 2018, 34% of CMA dues cannot be deducted as a business expense for federal tax purposes because of lobbying activities on behalf of CMA members.
For 2017, 34% of CMA dues cannot be deducted as a business expense for federal tax purposes because of lobbying activities on behalf of CMA members.
A physician who is a regular, active member with no unusual membership type.
Resident Physician Member:
A physician who is a resident member.
Medical Student Member:
An individual who is a medical student.
A physician who is retired.
A physician who is a member of more than one county medical society. An affiliate member would have his or her primary CMA membership with another county in California and would also be a member of OCMA.
A physician with an out-of-state medical license who therefore qualifies for a special discount membership. An associate member cannot have a valid California medical license.
A physician who receives at least 50% of his or her salary from government.
Leave of Absence Member:
A physician who requests and is granted a special leave-of-absence membership due to illness, maternity, etc.
There is no formal relationship between the American Medical Association and OCMA/CMA.
Membership in a specialty society housed inside or outside of the OCMA building does not automatically result in OCMA/CMA membership. OCMA/CMA membership benefits are reserved for OCMA/CMA members only.
OCMA recognizes the following ABMS, AOA, and MBC board certifications:
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