Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on Senior Volunteer Physicians

Committee on Senior Volunteer Physicians

Senior Volunteer PhysiciansThe mission of the committee is to utilize the experience and skills of senior practicing and/or retired physicians on a voluntary basis to address and fulfill medical and health education needs of communities throughout Massachusetts. The committee meets 5 times a year on Wednesday evenings.

Medical School Volunteer Opportunity

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is seeking physicians to volunteer as facilitators for the Integrated Programs (IP) course this fall, between September and November 2017. The IP course is required for second-year medical students. Physicians volunteering as course facilitators are integral to this small-group, problem-based learning course. Join us at an Orientation Luncheon on June 15, 2017. Learn more and register here.

2017 Senior Volunteer Physician of the Year

Dr. R. EisendrathThe Committee on Senior Volunteer Physicians is pleased to announce that Robert Eisendrath, M.D. has been selected to receive the 2017 Senior Volunteer Physician of the Year Award

Read the news release

Senior Volunteer of the Year Award Recipients

Free Health Care Centers

A number of MMS members volunteer their time at Free Health Care Centers around the state. Click here to see a listing of Free Care Centers in Massachusetts.

Worcester Free Clinic Coalition

There is a clinic each weeknight (Monday- Thursday) from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm. Physicians can volunteer as often or as infrequently as they would like – many of the current volunteers choose to volunteer monthly or quarterly. Read more »

A Classroom Opportunity for Physicians

RE-SEED* is a program for retired scientists and engineers who are interested in supporting K-12 teachers in STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). If you are interested in volunteering with an elementary, middle or high school teacher to improve the quality of education in your community, RE-SEED is the program for you! There will be a training session for any interested participants in September (dates TBD). For more information, please visit the RE-SEED website at:

Sign up for the training session or to receive more information here:

*Retirees Enhancing Science Education through Experiments and Demonstrations

The Physician Volunteer

View the February 2016 edition of "The Physician Volunteer" newsletter »

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Committee Members
Dea F. Angiolillo, Charles River
Donald M. Bachman, Middlesex West
David J. Bechtel, Middlesex West
Monika Berg, Middlesex West
Sadhna R. Bhatia, Middlesex West
Jeffry Brand, Essex South
Virginia E. Byrnes, Norfolk South
Helen E. Cajigas, Norfolk
Francisco Javier Diaz Diaz, Worcester
Burton G. Mandel, Middlesex
Leslie P. Shaff, Suffolk
Nancy S. Slater, Middlesex
Benjamin I. Smolenski, Barnstable
Rajendra M. Trivedi, Middlesex

Resident and Fellow:
Member: TDB

Medical Students:
Member: TBD
Alternate: TBD

Alliance Liaisons:
Member: TBD
Alternate: TBD


MMS Staff Liaison
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