The Massachusetts Medical Society is the statewide professional association for physicians and medical students. We are dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. We offer online CME courses and live events that award continuing medical education credits. The Society, under the auspices of NEJM Group, publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and NEJM Journal Watch alerts and publications covering 13 specialties.

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  • House Committee Proposes More Funding for Opioid Treatment

    April 22, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week - The Massachusetts House may vote within the next week on the Commonwealth’s budget for Fiscal Year 2017, following the House Ways and Means Committee's release of its budget proposal this week.

  • MMS, DPH Release Video on Opioids

    April 15, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week - The MMS and DPH have collaborated on a video program discussing the opioid crisis in the Commonwealth and how the new law signed by Gov. Charlie Baker is intended to curb the abuse. 

  • Docs' Role in Reducing Gun Deaths

    April 8, 2016

    Vital Signs This Week - The nationwide death toll from gun violence represents a “true epidemic,” said Georges Benjamin, M.D., keynote speaker at the MMS’ Public Health Leadership Forum this week. Dr. Benjamin said that 91 people died from gun violence daily, totaling more than 33,000 per year. 

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