Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on Medical Education

Committee on Medical Education

To provide counsel and advice to the Society, its leadership and the Board of Trustees and House of Delegates as it relates to medical education across the learning continuum as well as education for other health care professionals; to advance medical knowledge, competence and/or  performance through the development of continuing medical education activities; to explore, propose and develop methodologies to measure the effectiveness of CME on changes in physician competency, performance and/or patient outcomes; to serve as an educational resource to address physicians’ practice gaps; their educational needs; and strategies to overcome barriers of change; to prepare and recommend standards and guidelines for accrediting Massachusetts providers of continuing medical education; to establish policy governing the role of the Society as an ACCME accredited provider and to address other issues affecting medical education as may come before it. This committee meets approximately 4 times a year on Monday afternoons from 4:00-6:00 p.m.  

Committee Members
Michael J. Rosenblum, Hampden, Chair
Amy C. Lisser, Norfolk, Vice Chair
Alfred DeMaria Jr., Middlesex
N. Lynn Eckhert, Worcester
Mitchell J. Gitkind, Worcester
Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, Norfolk
Jacob R. Karas, Essex South
Cecilia T. Pena-Sisto, Berkshire
Deeb N. Salem, Suffolk
Mawya Shocair, Charles River

Resident and Fellow:
Member: Shannon Mazur, Hampden

Medical Students:  
Member: Travis Hallett, Suffolk
Alternate: Nicholos Joseph, Norfolk

Kevin T. Hinchey, Hampden
Henry Tulgan, Berkshire
Lee S. Perrin, Middlesex

MMS Staff Liaison
Danna Muir (

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