Special Events

President’s Reception, The Nancy N. Caron Annual Member Art Exhibit, The Presidential Inauguration and Awards Ceremony

Friday, May 12, 5:00–9:00 p.m.(Registration opens at 4:30 p.m.)

Theodore A. Calianos, II Barbara Spivak

L to R: Theodore A. Calianos, II, MD, FACS, Outgoing President; Barbara Spivak, MD, Incoming President

Join MMS leadership, your fellow colleagues, award winners, and invited guests for an evening of fun and celebration at MMS Headquarters. Dress is business attire.

From 5:00 – 6:00 p.m., The Nancy N. Caron Annual Member Art Exhibit will kick off the evening of celebrating and reconnecting with a cocktail reception and appetizers. Attendees will enjoy the creative and artistic talents of MMS members and their families.

From 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. at the Presidential Inauguration and Awards ceremony, we will bid farewell to outgoing MMS President Theodore A. Calianos II, MD, FACS, and welcome incoming MMS President Barbara Spivak, MD. We will also share our thanks with COVID-era Presidents – Maryanne C. Bombaugh, MD, MSc, MBA; David A. Rosman, MD, MBA; and Carole E. Allen, MD, MBA. The evening is rounded out by recognition of the extraordinary 2023 MMS award winners. Attendees may attend in-person or view the ceremony via livestream.

Following the ceremony, there will be food stations and seating areas throughout the first floor to enjoy, with no assigned seating. We hope you will join us for beer and wine, camaraderie, art, and re-engaging with colleagues!

Event Fees:

Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Physician Member – $100.00

Allied Health Professional/Non-Member Physician  – $140.00

MMS Resident/Student Member – $60.00

MMS Alliance Member – $60.00

Please note: Educational vouchers are not eligible as a payment method for this event.

MMS Annual Meeting Signature Sponsor


Dessert, coffee and tea for Friday evening, May 12th is sponsored by:


Annual Meeting of the Society

Saturday, May 13, 12:00–12:30 p.m.

Meeting Handouts:

Theodore A. Calianos, IILois Dehls Cornell

Theodore A. Calianos, II, MD, FACS, President, and Lois Cornell, Executive Vice President

Members are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Society. As part of the Annual Meeting, MMS President Theodore A. Calianos II, MD, FACS, will present the State of the Society address and MMS Executive Vice President Lois Cornell will provide an update on membership. Members will vote on amendments to the MMS bylaws.

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