The main goal of the ISMM is the advancement and representation of Medical Mycology in Israel and globally. The membership of the ISMM includes scientists and science graduate students from universities in Israel, as well as mycologists in hospitals, community clinics and veterinary services, involved in diagnosis of superficial and deep-seated human and animal mycoses. The Society Membership includes also physicians from various medical specialties with interest in Medical Mycology.
The ISMM has a four member Council consisting of a President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer and it is affiliated with the Israel Society of Microbiology (ISM) and is part of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM). A number of ISMM members are also members of the International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM).
The ISMM hosted three successful international mycological events in the past, later it holds annually two meetings: in spring in the frame of the Annual Conference of the ISM and in fall, an independent one day meeting where members and invited guests present research and review lectures.