Charles River District Medical Society Officers 2015-2016
President: Mawya Shocair, M.D.
Vice President: Laura McCann, M.D.
Secretary: Sally A. Sveda, M.D.
Treasurer: Brian M. Marriott, M.D.
Mailing Address: 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA
Telephone Numbers: 781-434-7211, 800-944-5562
Contact: Linda Howard, Manager firstname.lastname@example.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.
- A Curriculum vitae which must include: legal address, high
school and date of graduation; medical school and expected date of
- A letter which includes a statement of personal goal.
- 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
- A letter from the financial aid officer of the medical school
with detailed verification of financial need.
- A statement of academic standing from the medical school.
- A letter of recommendation from a district society member or a
ONLY APPLICATIONS WHICH MEET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS ARE
Mail completed applications to:
Massachusetts Medical Society
Northeast Regional Office
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451-1411
Charles River District News
The Wellesley Council on Aging (COA) recently received a $3,000.00 donation from the Charles River District Medical Society. This donation has been designated for residents of Wellesley over the age of 60 who are experiencing financial hardships. The gift is specifically intended to assist with heating and utility costs or other related emergencies. In previous years, the Charles River District Medical Society donated funds to support the Wellesley COA transportation programs. The Wellesley COA is most grateful for their continued support. It is gifts like this that enable our organization to better meet the needs of Wellesley’s older adults. Pictured left to right Hubert I. Caplan, M.D. and Gayle Thieme, Director of Senior Services, Wellesley Council on Aging.
Charles River District awarded the George Katsas scholarship at their Annual Meeting on April 7, 2015. Pictured left to right are Ruth Liberfarb, M.D., chair of the Charles River District Scholarship Committee, Joshua Agranat, 3rd year medical student at BU School of Medicine and Darshan H. Mehta, M.D, M.P.H., President Charles River District Medical Society.
Charles River District Medical Society presented Joel J. Rubenstein, M.D. with 2015 Community Clinician of the Year Award at their 2015 Annual Meeting on April 7, 2015. Pictured left to right are: Hubert I. Caplan, M.D., Joel J. Rubenstein, M.D., Judy Rubenstein, Ph.D., and Darshan H. Mehta, M.D., M.P.H., President, Charles River District.