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Florida Medical Association Marks Record Membership Growth
Date:12/3/2009

icated physician leaders and our professional FMA staff for sustaining this organization.”

This achievement marks a dramatic turnaround for the FMA. From the years 2000-2007, the FMA averaged just 16,830 members per year, and the total number of members never exceeded 17,700. Today, the FMA represents over 20,000 members and remains the largest organization representing physicians in the state.

“Over the past two years, we have made significant organizational changes that have resulted in greater success in our on public policy advocacy efforts,” added Stapleton. “Physicians have taken notice of this, and they want to be part of a winning team.”

“While we are pleased with the increase in membership, we understand that we must continue to focus on making Florida a better place to practice medicine,” concluded Dr. Dolan. “With the health system reforms emanating from Washington, D.C., this is a challenging time for physicians across the nation. However, our members know that in this time of change, the FMA is here to serve as an effective advocate for physicians and their patients.”

About the Florida Medical Association

Founded in 1874, the Florida Medical Association's mission is to help physicians practice medicine. With over 20,000 members, the Florida Medical Association is the largest physician association in the state of Florida. For more information about the Florida Medical Association, visit Florida Medical Association

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