Charles River District Medical Society

Charles River District Medical Society Officers 2017-2018

President: Laura L. McCann, M.D.
Vice President: Leonard M. Finn, M.D.
Secretary: Sally A. Sveda, M.D.
Treasurer: Amanda Freeman, M.D.

Contact Information

Email:  charlesriver@massmed.org
Mailing Address: 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451-1414
Telephone Numbers: 781-434-7211, 800-944-5562

District Event/Activity Contact: Linda Howard, Manager lhoward@mms.org 

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.
 
Requirements:

  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.

ONLY APPLICATIONS WHICH MEET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS ARE CONSIDERED
 
Mail completed applications to:
 
Massachusetts Medical Society
Northeast Regional Office
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451-1411

Charles River District News

Charles River District presented three $1000 checks to three food pantries in Newton on May 22, 2017 

Newton Food Pantry- pictured left to right- Mawya Shocair, M.D., President and Tracie Longman, President Newton Food Pantry


Pictured left to right are Mawya Shocair, M.D., President of the Charles River District, and Tracie Longman, President of the Newton Food Pantry

pictured left to right are Natalie Surmeli, Executive Director, Mawya Shocair, M.D., President Charles River District and Amy McGregor-Radin, Vice President, Centre St. Food Pantry

Pictured left to right are Natalie Surmeli, Executive Director, Mawya Shocair, M.D., President of the Charles River District and Amy McGregor-Radin, Vice President of the Centre St. Food Pantry

pictured left to right are Mawya Shocair, M.D., President Charles River District and Samy IbrahimPictured left to right are Mawya Shocair, M.D., President of the Charles River District and Samy Ibrahim at the Arabic Baptist Church

Alan Semine, MD, Mawya Shocair, M.D., Morton Kahan, M.D_

Morton Kahan M.D. is Honored by Charles River District Medical Society as 2017 Community Clinician of the Year - pictured left to right are Alan Semine, M.D., Mawya Shocair, M.D, President and Morton Kahan, M.D., 2017 Community Clinician of the Year

2016 Scholarhip Awards- Christina Matulis, Mawya Shocair, Ruth Lieberfarb, Steven Krueger and Ryan Chin

2016 scholarship awards - pictured left to right are Christina Matulis, Mawya Shocair, MD, President, Ruth Liberfarb, MD, Scholarship Committee Chair, Steven Krueger, and Ryan Chin

Red Sox Scoreboard 2016

The Charles River District hosted a family event at the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, August 28, 2016.  As part of the Red Sox “Leader of the Pack” promotion, Mawya Shocair, M.D., President  was recognized behind home plate prior to the game.  The district also qualified for a scoreboard message which was displayed at the end of the 6th inning on the New Balance jumbo-tron.


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