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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  • Devin McCourty Talks to Winthrop High School Students about Opioid Abuse

    November 24, 2015

    New England Safety Devin McCourty meets with several hundred student-athletes at Winthrop High School to talk about avoiding opioids and how they can help their friends do the same.

  • MMS Expands Opioid Outreach: ''Your Doctor Stands Ready to Help You'

    November 20, 2015

    Vital Signs This Week, November 20, 2015 - This week, MMS President Dennis M. Dimitri testified before the legislature’s Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse in support of a 7-day opioid prescribing limit with exceptions for chronic and hospice patients, and a sunset provision.  He...

  • Massachusetts Medical Society Testifies on Governor's Opioid Bill

    November 16, 2015

    Declaring that physicians “remain our patients’ best allies in addressing the consequences of opioid abuse,” the president of the Massachusetts Medical Society today testified before the legislature’s Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse on House Bill 3817, An Act Relative to...

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