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SCMS President - Elizabeth Cefalu, M.D. 

Elizabeth (Betsy) Cefalu, M.D. was honorably installed by Florida Medical Association (FMA) President, David Becker, M.D. as the Medical Society’s 94th President on May 12, 2017. 


Dr. Cefalu specializes in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics with an office located in North Port. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming as a member of a local team.

2017 SCMS Delegates

The weekend of August 4-6, SCMS delegation to the Florida Medical Association House of Delegates met at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort for their 2017 Annual Meeting.  The Sarasota County delegation will address all issues of medicine on our membership's behalf.

We’re proud to report there were eight delegates representing Sarasota County.  


16-No to MACRA

Take Action Now!

Say NO to proposed MACRA rule!!


 Here's the deal...


Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)

of 2015 repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) methodology for updates to the physician

fee schedule (PFS) and replaces it with a new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

for eligible clinicians or groups under the PFS. This proposed rule would establish the MIPS, a

new program for certain Medicare-enrolled practitioners.  This is NOT good for doctors!

Act now to make your voice heard!  Click on the link below and follow directions to insert your comments regarding this proposed rule!


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The Doctors Company offers a variety of Continuing Medical Education opportunities.  Please note that the webinars are FREE OF CHARGE. I would encourage you to participate as they are all very informative.

Click on the link below to find the webinar dates, times, descriptions, and registration information.  CLICK HERE


MCMS, Inc. Insurance Trust Fund

Endorsed by the Sarasota County Medical Society for

Sarasota County Associate Members     

SCMS offers a Health Insurance Trust for members only, managed exclusively by

Barrett, Liner, Buss & Company.  For more information, click here