Massachusetts Medical Society: MMS Resident and Fellow Section Annual Meeting & Elections

MMS Resident and Fellow Section Annual Meeting & Elections

Date: May 9, 2017      
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy 
4 Columbus Avenue 
Boston, MA  02116


6:00 PM

Registration & Networking

6:45 PM


7:00 PM

Resident Fellow Section Business Meeting and Resident Fellow Section 2017-2018 Elections (Word Doc, 3 pages)

Want to be an RFS Leader?

Members of the Resident and Fellow Section are eligible to serve on the RFS Governing Council.  As a Governing Council member, you will take an active role in directing the policy and activities of the Section both in Massachusetts and on the national level at the AMA.  Return a nomination form by May 2, 2017.

8:15 PM

“The Story of the AHCA… Lessons Learned, Where We Go From Here” 

Alex. Calcagno
Director of Advocacy, Government & Community Relations
Massachusetts Medical Society 

The dust has barely settled from the rise and fall of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), but that doesn’t mean that valuable lessons have not been learned in the process.  Alex. Calcagno, MMS Director of Advocacy, Government and Community Relations, will discuss the important takeaways that have been gleaned from the failure to launch the AHCA and how they can be applied to help improve our nation’s health care system.


(Registration fee includes a four-course dinner and two drink tickets.)
Member - $10,  Non-Member/Guests - $20

Questions or problems registering online?  Please contact Colleen Hennessey at or (781) 434-7315

Speaker Biography:

Alex. Calcagno is responsible for advocating the Massachusetts Medical Society's position before the United States Congress, White House and Executive Agencies.

Prior to coming to the MMS, Alex. was Assistant Director of the American Academy of Pediatrics Office of Government Liaison in Washington, D.C. where she lobbied for children’s health care for 10 years at the national level.  Her first entry into the political arena was as Assistant Press Secretary for United States Representative M. Caldwell Butler. 


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