FAQ's


ABOUT CMA & AFFILIATES 

What is the CMA’s mission statement?
Physicians and other experts working together to support physicians and advance the community through professional advocacy, education and services.

Who are the CMA’s Affiliate organizations?
The CMA has five affiliate organizations that all originated from CMA physician leaders and their vision of helping to serve the health of the community.

    MEMBERSHIP

    Who can be a member of the CMA?
    To become a member, an individual must be an M.D. or D.O. and hold a valid medical license, issued by the State Medical Board of Ohio.

    Do I have to live or work in Columbus to be a member of the CMA?
    Membership is open to any physicians affiliated with the Central Ohio Healthcare Community 

    Are residents and medical students eligible for membership?
    Yes!  residents/fellow membership is $10, and medical students are free.  

    How do I become a member of the CMA?
    Physicians can complete an online application by clicking here. You will be required to create a username and profile. If you would prefer to apply by mail, click here for a downloadable application form.

    “CMA LOOP" PHYSICIAN COMMUNITY

    What is the “CMA Loop”?
    The CMA Loop is an online community created specifically for CMA physician members. The value of this community is how it provides a virtual venue in which physicians from all systems, all specialties and all practice settings are able to interact and engage. In order to read, write or reply to a post in the CMA Loop, you must be a member and login with your member credentials (provided when you join the CMA). 

    Anything posted in the CMA Loop will be sent to members via email from “Columbus Medical Association – CMA Loop”. You can reply via your email or login to our website to respond.

    I am having trouble logging into the CMA Loop.
    Username: Your username is the email that we have on file for you. If you would like to change the email we have on file for you, click here or contact Lynn Manoogian (614-255-4398)
    Password: We can’t view your password, but we can help you update it. Click here to update your password on your own, or contact Lynn Manoogian (614-255-4398)

    What are the ‘rules’ for the CMA Loop?
    Click here for the CMA Loop Code of Conduct.

    HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?

    How can I help?
    The CMA offers many opportunities for physicians and others to get involved. 
    Get involved with advocacy at the CMA by visiting our advocacy page.
    Participate in our NEW online communities: Women in Medicine, and Culinary Medicine. 
    For more information on how to get involved contact Lisa Oyer (614-255-4386)