The highest decision-making body of the Society is the Governing Assembly, which consists of representatives of member organizations, sections and local medical societies.
The Society’s activities are overseen by a Board consisting of seventeen members appointed by the Assembly. The Board is headed by a Chairman, assisted by a Deputy Chairman, and Secretary.
The administrative side of the Society's acitivities is run by a secretariat.
The Society has 52 member organizations with approximately 20 000 members. In addition, SSM has individual members who are directly connected to SSM. SMM also comprises 15 sections, 9 local medical societies and 19 associated groups.