Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on Interspecialty

Committee on Interspecialty

Provides a mechanism for open communication, cooperation, and coordination between and among the medical specialty societies of Massachusetts and their members, and the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS). Additionally, the committee will present recommendations to the MMS regarding medical specialty specific or practice of medicine issues, with the ultimate goal of providing the highest quality of care to the patients within the Commonwealth. This cmte. meets in June, Sept., Jan., and March. Most meetings held on the next to last Tuesday of the month from 6:00-8:30 p.m. 

Gregory G. Harris, Suffolk, Chair
Fred E. Shapiro, Worcester, Vice Chair

Addiction Medicine
President: Michael Bierer, Suffolk 
Member-at-large: Barbara Herbert, Middlesex

Allergy
President: Jordan E. Scott, Worcester North 
Member-at-large: Jonathan L. Bayuk, Hampden

American College of Physicians  
President: Elisa I. Choi, Suffolk
Member-at-large: Harriet A. Bering, Essex South

Anesthesiology
President: Nikhil M. Thakkar, Hampden
Member-at-large: Fred E. Shapiro, Suffolk 

Cardiology
President: Duane S. Pinto, Norfolk
Member-at-large: Clifford Berger, Plymouth

Dermatology
President: Ira L. Skolnik, Middlesex Central
Member-at-large: Frederick D. Wax, Plymouth

Emergency Physicians
President: Scott G. Weiner, Suffolk
Member-at-large: Brian Sutton

Family Physicians
President:  Pablo Hernendez-Itriago, Worcester
Member-at-large:  TBD

Gastroenterology
President: Jaya R. Agrawal, Hampshire
Member-at-large: Rav Devarajan, Middlesex Central

Neurology
President: Marcus Yountz, Charles River
Member-at-large: Alan H. Kurland, Plymouth 

Neurosurgery
President: Michael Dean Medlock, Essex South
Member-at-large: TBD

Nuclear Medicine
President: Leo Nalivaika
Member-at-large: Don C. Yoo, Middlesex

Obstetrics & Gynecology
President: James Wang, Hampden
Member-at-large: Patricia R. Falcao, Charles River

Occupational & Environmental Medicine
President: Philip D. Parks, Norfolk 
Member-at-large: Marie Christine David, Norfolk

Oncology
President: Patrick Gagnon
Member-at-large: Claire Fung, Norfolk South

Ophthalmology
President: Deanna Ricker, Middlesex
Member-at-large: Jeffrey P. Gallo, Worcester

Orthopedic Surgery
President: Samantha Spencer, Suffolk   
Member-at-large: Paul J. P. Pongor, Middlesex West

Otolaryngology
President: Theodore P. Mason, Hampden
Member-at-large: Derrick T. Lin, Suffolk

Pathology
President: Anthony J. Guidi, Essex South  
Member-at-large: TBD

Pediatrics
President: Elizabeth Goodman
Member-at-large: Lloyd Fisher, Worcester

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
President: TBD
Member-at-large: TBD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
President: Jonathan M. Winograd, Suffolk
Member-at-large: TBD

Psychiatry
President: Gary Chinman, Norfolk
Member-at-large: Gregory G. Harris, Norfolk

Pulmonary
President: Martin Joyce-Brady, Plymouth 
Member-at-large: Mohammad Reda, Charles River

Radiology
President: Maryellen R. M. Sun, Norfolk
Member-at-large: Rodrick Williams

Surgery
President: Anne C. Larkin, Worcester
Member-at-large: Richard S. Swanson, Middlesex

Urology
President: Mitchell H. Bamberger, Worcester
Member-at-large: Liam Hurley, Essex North

Resident and Fellow:
Delegate: Rhea Bhargava, Middlesex
Alternate Delegate:  TBD

Medical Student Section:
Delegate: Jeffrey Breton, Suffolk 
Alternate Delegate: Dylan Heckscher, Suffolk 

MMS Staff Liaison: 
Yael Miller (ymiller@mms.org)

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