Massachusetts Medical Society
The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is the oldest continuously-operating state medical society in the United States. Incorporated on November 1, 1781, by an act of the Massachusetts General Court, the MMS is a non-profit organization that consists of more than 24,000 physicians, medical students and residents. It is currently based in Waltham, Massachusetts. The majority of the members live or practice in Massachusetts and the immediate vicinity.
The Massachusetts Medical Society is the owner and publisher of the New England Journal of Medicine. It also publishes the Journal Watch family of professional newsletters. List of topics published in Journal Watch are:
- Emergency Medicine
- General Medicine
- Hospital Medicine
- Infectious Diseases
- Oncology and Hematology
- Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
- Women's Health
- Watch Topics
In addition to its publishing activities, the key activities of the MMS include medical education for physicians, public health education for physicians and the public, legislative and regulatory advocacy for physicians and patients, and health policy research.
|Key people||Ronald W. Dunlap, M.D., F.A.C.C President
Richard S. Pieters, M.D., F.A.C.R. President-Elect
Dennis M. Dimitri, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. Vice President
Peter B. Kang, M.D., F.A.A.P. Secretary-Treasurer
Alain Chaoui, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. Assistant Secretary Treasurer
Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., M.P.H. Speaker
David A. Rosman, M.D., M.B.A., Vice Speaker
Corinne Broderick Executive Vice President
- Massachusetts Medical Society - Official Site
- "Massachusetts Medical Society". Encyclopedia Americana. 1920.
- "Massachusetts Medical Society". New International Encyclopedia. 1905.
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