Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on the Sustainability of Private Practice

Committee on the Sustainability of Private Practice

Provides periodic feedback to the Board of Trustees and the House of Delegates on matters related to the viability and unique needs of private practice physicians (i.e. covered services, technology, payment methods)  in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, for the benefit of all physicians and patients in the Commonwealth.  Schedule to be determined.  

Committee Members:
Christopher Garofalo, Bristol North, Chair
Mawya Shocair, Charles River, Vice Chair
Katherine J. Atkinson, Hampshire
Joseph E. August, Essex South
Matthew D. Gold, Middlesex
Bruce G. Karlin, Worcester
Francis P. MacMillan, Jr. Essex North
Eugenia Marcus, Charles River
Sharon A. Stotsky, Middlesex
Hugh M. Taylor, Essex South  

Resident and Fellow Section:  
Member: Syed Owais, Middlesex

Medical Students:
Member: Haiyan (Adele) Huang, Norfolk
Alternate: Bradford Greaves, Suffolk

MMS Staff Liaison: 
Bissan Biary (

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