Franklin District Medical Society Officers 2014-2015
Interim District President: Laurence Klein, M.D.
Secretary: Douglas Fusonie, M.D.
Treasurer: Joseph J. Viadero, M.D.
85 Post Office Park, Suite 8518
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Phone: (800) 522-3112 or (413) 596-9231
Fax: (413) 596-9901
District Event/Activity Contact: MMS West
Central Regional Office, 800-522-3112
Franklin District News
Franklin, Berkshire, Hampshire and Worcester North Districts participated in a Red Sox event on Saturday, September 14, 2013. Here is Franklin District Past President, Stephen Fox, MD with Matt Labossiere, Group Sales Rep for the Boston Red Sox and “Wally” – the Green Monster.
Dr. Kathleen McGraw is Honored by Franklin District Medical Society as 2013 Community Clinician of the Year
Doctors for a Day
Franklin has their High School Doctor for a Day program
annually. The program assists young people who have expressed an
interest in the field of medicine to have hands-on experience in
the complex health care environment.
Franklin District Medical Society Announces
The Franklin District Medical Society, the local chapter
of the Massachusetts Medical Society, is pleased to announce that
applications are now available for its Student Grant Aid Program.
The "Percy W. Wadman, M.D. Scholarship" is awarded to a medical
student(s) based on merit and financial need. Grants range from
$1,000 to $1,500 and are awarded annually. The following criteria
must be met for an individual to be considered:
- At least one parent or guardian must live in Franklin
- A letter of matriculation must be submitted from the medical
school the individual is attending.
- A copy of the letter of recommendation from the undergraduate
school to the medical school must be submitted.
Requests for applications may be made to the Franklin District
Medical Society, attn: Cathy Salas, Regional Manager, c/o
Massachusetts Medical Society West Central Regional Office, 85 Post
Office Park, Suite 8518, Wilbraham, MA 01095.
All candidates will have an equal opportunity to qualify for the
grants, and recipients will be chosen by the Executive Committee.
Notification to the applicants will be by September.
The Massachusetts Medical Society was founded in 1781 to
"advance medical knowledge [and] to develop and maintain the
highest professional and ethical standards of medical practice and
health care." MMS is the oldest continuously operating medical
society in the country with 18,000 physicians and student members.
The Society owns and publishes the New England Journal of Medicine,
Journal Watch and AIDS Clinical Care for medical professionals, and
Health News, a consumer health publication.
The Franklin District Medical Society is pleased to offer you
this opportunity. To receive an application, please contact the
West Central Regional Office at (800) 522-3112 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org