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With more than 25,000 members, the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is the Commonwealth’s largest physician-led organization and a leading voice in health care policy, public health, and clinical medical education.

Winding Down of COVID-19 PHE Flexibilities and Waivers

This resource summarizes the various wind down timelines for numerous legislative and regulatory flexibilities that were put in place to ease burdens of medical practice posed by COVID-19. Many of these flexibilities were tied to the Public Health Emergency declarations, which are set to expire on May 11.

Supporting MMS Physicians' Well-Being Report

A survey conducted by the MMS raised serious concerns about the stability of the state’s physician workforce and revealed concerning levels of burnout and a heightened desire among physicians in the state to leave medical practice.

Surprise Billing, Patient Notice, and Price Transparency

Learn more about important information regarding physician responsibilities under new federal surprise billing and state patient notice and price transparency laws.

Dismantling Racism in Medicine: Principles to Achieve Racial Equity

The MMS, Mass DPH and the state's four medical schools seek to foster a culture across medicine that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and actively antiracist.

New Member Benefits

The MMS is pleased to launch the MMS Corporate Partners Program to identify beneficial resources and quality vendors to assist members:

  • Metacare empowers physicians with independent practices to succeed by removing administrative burdens; up to 4 hours of free business consultation offered to MMS members.
  • Panacea Financial offers MMS members discounted origination fee and quick decisions for any Practice Loan plus discounted interest rates for Student Loan Refinance or Personal Loans
  • TripPlanet offers members-only pricing on flights, hotels and car rentals for MMS members, their families and friends

Learn more about membership and MMS benefits.

Recent News

 Hingham Anchor

Hingham Anchor: Hingham resident and South Shore Health’s Janet Limke, MD, named 2023 Community Clinician of the Year

May 24, 2023 – Recognized by her peers for exceptional patient care, the Community Clinician of the Year highlights Dr. Limke’s ongoing commitment, advocacy and educational efforts related to environmental health and patient well-being.

Boston Business Journal

Boston Business Journal: Massachusetts Medical Society elects new president

May 15, 2023 – The Massachusetts Medical Society has elected Dr. Barbara S. Spivak as its next president. With a one-year term that is scheduled to end in May 2024, Spivak is tasked with leading the professional association of 25,000 physicians and medical students.

Boston Herald

Boston Herald: As Massachusetts’ COVID public health emergency ends, advocates worry about the lifting of mask mandates

May 11, 2023 – “We are encouraged by the improving metrics around the virus,” said MMS President Ted Calianos. “The disease will not be eradicated, but we are in a markedly better position to prevent and control outbreaks.”

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