The Nurse Practitioner/Certified Nurse Midwife/Physician Assistants Professional Practice Group of the San Francisco Department of Public Health is a group of Nurse Practitioners (NP), Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) and Physician Assistants (PA) who provide health care services to the residents of the City and County of San Francisco. Your participation in the Professional Practice Group is critical to Advanced Practice within the SFDPH. Local 1021 members are guaranteed release time to participate by our contract. Look at calender for dates and locations of meetings.
Our mission is to:
SERVE as a professional resource for the Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives and Physician Assistants by providing a forum for the discussion and evaluation of issues regarding our professional practice,
PROMOTE excellence in practice through on-going education and the development of professional practice standards and protocols,
PARTICIPATE in community, clinic, hospital, and departmental committees to assure that the NP/CNM/PA perspective is included in program discussions and to provide leadership in policy development and,
ADVOCATE for high quality cost-effective health care for all
Click here to view our bylaws.
The PPG icon is also located on the SFDPH Intranet home page. Just click on icon and you have instant web connection to this site.