Massachusetts Medical Society: Women Physicians Section

Women Physicians Section

The primary objectives of the MMS Women Physicians Section (MMS-WPS) are to influence and contribute to MMS policy and program development on issues of importance to self-identified women physicians.  The MMS-WPS will work to:

  • Provide a forum for advocacy, leadership development, mentoring, and networking for women physicians and medical students.
  • Contribute to MMS efforts to increase the membership, participation, and leadership of women in the MMS.
  • Monitor trends, identify and address emerging professional issues which affect women physicians.
  • Expand MMS advocacy on women physicians’ health and policy issues.

The MMS-WPS shall also represent the interests of its members in the MMS House of Delegates, pursuant to current MMS Bylaws.

For more information or to get involved, please contact Erin Tally (

Committee Members

Kathryn A. Hughes, MD, Chair (3-year term)
Catherine C. Lanteri, MD, Vice-Chair (3-year term)
Philomena A. Asante, MD
Pei-Li Huang, MD, Charles River (2-year term)
Marybeth Elizabeth A. Miotto, MD
Michael S. Sinha, MD, JD, MPH, Suffolk (2-year term)
Ellana Stinson, MD, MPH, Norfolk (2-year term)
Hannah Martin, MD, Resident Member
Amanda Whitehouse, Worcester, Student Member

MMS Staff Liaison

Erin Tally (

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