Massachusetts Medical Society: Worcester District Medical Society

Worcester District Medical Society

Worcester District Medical Society Officers 2019-2020

President: Sahdev Passey, MD
Vice President: Spiro Spanakis, DO
Secretary: Giles Whalen, MD
Treasurer: Dale Magee, MD
Orator: Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP

MMS District Meeting Calendar

District Medical Society Cities and Towns

District Medical Society Dues

Contact Information 

Mailing Address: 321 Main Street, Worcester MA 01608
Telephone Number: 508-753-1579

District Event/Activity Contact: Martha G. Wright, MBA, executive director (508) 753-1579

About the Worcester District Medical Society

The Society, founded in 1794, remains dedicated to helping physicians serve their patients and maintaining and improving the quality of health care. Worcester District Medical Society is part of the federation of organized medicine which includes the Massachusetts Medical Society and the American Medical Association serving as an advocate for physicians and their patients. With its offices in beautiful Mechanics Hall, it's one of the oldest medical societies in the United States and remains dedicated to helping physicians serve their patients. The Medical Society publishesWorcester Medicine, a quarterly magazine focusing on national and local health care issues.

The Worcester Medical Library, Inc., was founded by the Society in 1798. Today it exists as a collection of rare books and artifacts that has been transformed into a center for the history of medicine in this region, offering references in medical history.For more information about the library, contact the Worcester District Medical Society headquarters.

The Worcester District Medical Society website,, is your local connection to upcoming meetings, community resources, membership and scholarship applications, membership benefits and publications.

District News

Dr. Francisco GilDr. Francisco Gil has spent over 4 decades in the Worcester Community as a primary care physician and cardiologist.  He has tirelessly served the underserved community of the Grafton Hill area, has been an attending physician at Saint Vincent Hospital and the UMass Memorial Healthcare – Memorial Campus.  He retired very recently after a rewarding career and is still beloved by patients, colleagues and admired by his staff and family.  For his tireless efforts to the Worcester community, especially the Latino community, his dedication to patients and contributions to teaching residents, WDMS salutes him as the 2018 MMS Community Clinician of the Year.

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2020 Annual Awards: Call for Nominations

Do you have a colleague who deserves to be nominated for their outstanding work or service the community? The MMS and its Committee on Recognition Awards are currently seeking nominations for the 2020 Annual Award Program.

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Contribute your unique talents to the society's efforts. Elected, appointed and volunteer positions are available at district and statewide levels.


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