Massachusetts Medical Society: MMS Task Forces

MMS Task Forces

Task Force on Health Insurance Policy

Chair: Barbara S. Spivak, Middlesex

MMS Staff Liaison: Brendan Abel (

Task Force on Physician Burnout

The goal of this joint task force with the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association is to identify and prioritize effective strategies to combat physician burnout and advocate for statewide adoption of identified strategies and practices.

Chair: Alain A. Chaoui, Essex South
Vice Chair: Maryanne C. Bombaugh, Barnstable

MMS Staff Liaison: Yael Miller (

Task Force on Physician Choice and Mandates

This task force is charged with developing guidelines/policies on the technology mandates facing integrated practices and accountable care organizations and educating members about these mandates.

Chair: Thomas E. Sullivan, Essex South

MMS Staff Liaison: Leon Barzin (

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2023 Awards: Call for Nominations

Do you have a colleague who deserves to be nominated for their outstanding work or service to the community? The MMS and its Committee on Recognition Awards are seeking nominations for the 2023 Awards.

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