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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.


Steward Health Care Bankruptcy Resources
The MMS has curated information regarding Steward Health Care, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 6, 2024. The MMS hosted a one-hour webinar on May 28, 2024, to provide an overview of the Steward bankruptcy and answer physicians' questions. To view a recording of the webinar, click here.

The Impact of War on Health, Human Rights & the Environment
Join us for a virtual live webinar on Thursday, June 13, as our nine-person panel of expert faculty make presentations and engage in discussions that explore the impacts of war on health, human rights, and the environment.

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Stay informed with our timely, expert-curated newsletters highlighting CME, public heath updates, and newsworthy events for busy physicians like you.

Massachusetts Medical Society Advocacy
The MMS provides patient-centered physician advocacy in the State House, Congress, and in courts on a range of critical issues affecting the practice of medicine and patients’ access to care.


New Member Benefits


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

  • Introducing the MMS BenefitHub Marketplace. Save with special member discounts on travel, hotels, restaurants, car rentals, your favorite local establishments and much more!
  • The MMS Business Card is the Mastercard® World Elite Business Card designed for medical practices that pays up to 2.1% unlimited* cash back in rewards for all purchases. There is no annual fee, free staff cards and vendor rebates. *See terms and conditions
  • GW&K Investment Management offers individually managed tax-sensitive portfolios to satisfy your objectives for risk tolerance, income, and capital appreciation.
  • 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.

Learn more about membership and MMS benefits.


Recent News



Boston Business Journal

Boston Business Journal: Mass. Medical Society names Hamilton primary care physician as new president

May 13, 2023 – The Massachusetts Medical Society has elected Dr. Hugh Taylor, a family physician, its new president.


Boston Herald

Boston Herald: Reaction as Steward goes belly-up

May 6, 2024 – “Steward is ethically obligated to be transparent and timely in communication with patients, physicians, and all members of the health care team as this process evolves,” said MMS President Dr. Barbara Spivak.


Boston Globe

Boston Globe: About a third of Mass. voters are unhappy with healthcare access, new poll shows

April 26, 2024 – "When people are coming out of four years of college and four years of medical school with hundreds of thousands of dollars of loans, it’s very hard to choose a specialty where you’re going to make a lot less," said MMS President Dr. Barbara Spivak.





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