Massachusetts Medical Society: Charles River District Medical Society

Charles River District Medical Society

Charles River District Medical Society Officers 2018-2019

President: Laura L. McCann, M.D.
Vice President: Leonard M. Finn, M.D.
Secretary: David Kieff, M.D.
Treasurer: Amanda Freeman, M.D.

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451-1414
Telephone Numbers: 781-434-7211, 800-944-5562

District Event/Activity Contact: Linda Howard, Manager 

CRDMS Scholarship Program Criteria

The Charles River District Medical Society Program is available to any medical school student enrolled at an approved US institution who is a legal resident of one of the five towns comprising the district: Needham, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, and Weston. Applications must be received before December 31st of the sophomore or junior year.   If the scholarship is awarded in the sophomore year it may be renewable for the junior year upon reapplication and at the discretion of the Committee on Medical Education. The scholarship is awarded at the Charles River District Annual Meeting in April.

  1. A Curriculum vitae which must include: legal address, high school and date of graduation; medical school and expected date of graduation.
  2. A letter which includes a statement of personal goal.
  3.  A copy of the Graduate and Professional School Financial Aid Service Form or a financial aid form of equivalent informational value (not the summary page).  Financial information is expected to be comprehensive (this should include parents' resources).
  4. A letter from the financial aid officer of the medical school with detailed verification of financial need.
  5. A statement of academic standing from the medical school.
  6. A letter of recommendation from a district society member or a faculty member.

Mail completed applications to:
Massachusetts Medical Society
Northeast Regional Office
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451-1411

Charles River District News 

Waltham Boys and Girls Club 2018

Laura McCann, MD, President Charles River District Medical Society presented the Waltham Boys and Girls Club with a check for $3000 on May 24, 2018.  Pictured left to right are Laura McCann, MD, President Charles River District Medical Society and Talina Goldsbury, Resource and Development Manager, Waltham Boys and Girls Club.

Paul Satwicz and Laura McCann

Paul Satwicz, M.D., is presented with the 2018 Community Clinician of the Year Award from Laura McCann, M.D., president of the Charles River District at the district annual meeting on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Wellesley Country Club.

Dr. Satwicz and prior winners

The 2018 Community Clinician, Paul R. Satwicz, M.D. was honored at the Charles River District Annual Meeting on March 18, 2018 at the Wellesley Country Club. Dr. Satwicz is pictured with the prior winners of this award that were present. - pictured left to right Mohammad G. Reda, M.D. (2013), Joel J. Rubenstein, M.D. (2015), Heidi Fischer, M.D. (2016), Paul R. Satwicz, M.D. (2018), Eugenia Marcus, M.D. (1999), Hubert I. Caplan, M.D. (2010) and Morton G. Kahan, M.D.  (2017)

2017 Scholarship Awards

2017 Scholarship Awards - pictured left to right are Elliott Fox, Eric Robbins, Matthew Levine and  Ruth Liberfarb, M.D., Scholarship Committee Chair

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2019 Annual Awards: Call for Nominations

Do you have a colleague who deserves to be nominated for their outstanding work or service to the community? The MMS and its Committee on Recognition Awards are currently seeking nominations for the 2019 Annual Award Program.

More information and application.

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