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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.

Future Health: Best Practices for Advancing Care Conference

Join physician leaders and health care experts from throughout the Northeast on Friday, March 31, for a signature event to share knowledge and research that advances equitable, sustainable, patient-centered, and best-in-class health care.

Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Information

MMS continues to compile and update a collection of FREE resources to help physicians navigate the COVID-19 vaccine.

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

Boston Globe

Boston Globe: Months-long waits accessing care leave patients sicker and in anguish

March 16, 2023 – In Massachusetts alone, a fourth of doctors say they will leave the field in the next two years, according to a recent survey of its members by the Massachusetts Medical Society.

Boston 25

Boston 25 News: Report: U.S. Alzheimer’s cases to soar by mid-century

March 15, 2023 – "There’s a range of 20,000 to about 50,000 physicians that will be needed by 2034 that we don’t have," said Dr. Ted Calianos, President of the Massachusetts Medical Society.


Bloomberg: Silicon Valley Bank Collapses

March 14, 2023 – Dr. Ted Calianos, President of the Massachusetts Medical Society, talks about a new study showingmore Massachusetts doctors are suffering from burnout.

Boston Globe

Boston Globe: Telehealth at a crossroads: When does it work best? What should it cost?

March 12, 2023 – MMS President-Elect Dr. Barbara Spivak found she could employ her expertise and clinical skills, and patients could discuss their health, just as well — and sometimes better — using telehealth than if they were sitting face to face.

Boston Herald

Boston Herald: 1 out of 4 Massachusetts doctors plan to leave medicine in the next two years: ‘Distressing’

March 6, 2023 – About 1 out of 4 Massachusetts doctors are planning to say goodbye to medicine in the next two years, according to a new survey that’s raising serious alarms about the future of the state’s physician workforce.


WBUR: 1 in 4 Mass. doctors plan to leave medicine in coming years, survey finds

March 3, 2023 – One in four Massachusetts physicians plans to leave medicine in the next two years, according to a survey from the Massachusetts Medical Society that is renewing concerns about the stability of the state’s health care workforce.

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