The Humboldt-Del Norte County Medical Society was founded in 1886 and has a membership of approximately 180 physicians providing medical care to the persons in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties. Situated behind the "Redwood Curtain", Humboldt & Del Norte Counties are in the Northwest corner of California. ~300 miles due north of San Francisco. The Humboldt-Del Norte County Medical Society is a professional organization of physicians (M.D. & D.O. 's) and is the first step into the community of organized medicine - a federation which speaks on behalf of physicians.