MMS Alliance: Areas of Focus

The Alliance has three areas of focus: health promotion, legislative awareness of health care issues, and supporting the family of medicine, from training years to retirement.

Soapy Handwashing Campaign

Members of the MMS Alliance are available on a limited basis to provide 20-minute presentations to kindergarten through third grade classes on proper handwashing techniques. The costumed character "Soapy"® greets the children at the end of each presentation, and children receive coloring books, stickers, and a brochure to bring home to their parents. To schedule a Soapy presentation or to obtain more Soapy materials, please contact Jill Cricones, at 781-434-7372 or by e-mail at jcricones@mms.org.

Soapy Coloring BookSoapy Poster
Soapy coloring book
(.pdf, 1.63 mb, 12 pages)
Soapy handwashing poster
(.pdf, 180 kb, 8.5" x 11")
  
Soapy Baseball CardSoapy Brochure
Soapy baseball card
(.pdf, 62 kb, 2.5" x 3.5")
Handwashing Instructions on the back
Soapy brochure
(.pdf, 308 kb, 2 pages)
Print on 8.5" x 14", legal-size paper, and glue sides to make a tri-fold brochure


Healthy Weight

The Alliance views healthy weight and lifestyle as one of the most important goals for children through our final years. We offer several items for use:

Family Tree of Obesity PosterBookmark - Healthy Weight
Family Tree of Obesity poster
(.pdf, 316 kb) 
Get Moving/Eat Smart bookmark
(.pdf, 2 pages) 


Other Health Promotion Information

The Alliance offers a variety of health promotion materials, including helmet safety brochures, cards for recording medication and health information, designated driver pledge cards, brochure on sending your child to school with illness, and materials from the American Medical Association Alliance.

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Dr. Bruun Honored by Alliance


Dr. Svend Bruun, a primary care physician who spent nearly four decades caring for patients in the Fitchburg area, has been honored by the Alliance as its “Volunteer of the Year” for his efforts in promoting health education in area schools.

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Register for the Alliance Annual Meeting 

Seaport Hotel, Boston
April 27-29, 2017     

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2016 Anti-Tobacco Poster Contest Winners

Alliance - Anti Tobacco Poster Contest Children in grades one through six are eligible to enter the contest.

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Prisms 2015

The Newsletter of the Massachusetts Medical Society Alliance (.pdf, 24 pages)

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Become a MMS Alliance Member

Print out the Alliance Brochure (.pdf, 2 pages) and mail it in with your membership dues.

Doctors' Day Celebration Event

Friday, March 31st, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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