Franklin District Medical Society

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.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
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.

Franklin District - Fenway Event

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 - 2013 Doctor for a day

Franklin District Medical Society Announces Scholarships
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 County.
  • 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:

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