Massachusetts Medical Society: Dr. Candace L. Sloane is honored by Massachusetts Medical Society with its Woman Physician Leadership Award

Dr. Candace L. Sloane is honored by Massachusetts Medical Society with its Woman Physician Leadership Award

Dr. C. SloanWaltham, Mass. – April 10th – Candace Lapidus Sloane, M.D., Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society as the 2017 recipient of the society’s Woman Physician Leadership Award, an honor recognizing outstanding leadership and contributions to patients and the medical profession by a woman physician.  She will receive the honor at the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Women’s Leadership Forum in September. 

Following a 20-year tenure as a pediatric dermatologist culminating as dermatology Residency Director at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Dr. Sloane was appointed to the Board of Registration in Medicine in 2011, reappointed in 2014, and again by Governor Charles Baker in 2017.  She has been annually elected chair five times by her peers on the Board.   

Dr. Sloane is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and serves as an interviewer and application reviewer for its Admissions Committee.  She is also a Fellow of the Federation of State Licensing Boards, an Overseer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and a member of the Adjunct Medical Staff of Boston Children’s Hospital. 

A magna cum laude graduate of Tufts University, she received her M.D. from the Tufts University School of Medicine.  She resides in Needham. 

The Massachusetts Medical Society, with some 25,000 physicians and student members, is dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. The Society, under the auspices of NEJM Group, publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and Journal Watch alerts and newsletters covering 13 specialties. The Society is also a leader in continuing medical education providing accredited and certified activities across the globe for physicians and other health care professionals.  Founded in 1781, MMS is the oldest continuously operating medical society in the country. For more information please visit,, or

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