Massachusetts Medical Society: Hampshire District Medical Society

Hampshire District Medical Society

Hampshire District Medical Society Officers 2021-2022

President: Jaya Agrawal, MD
President-Elect: Rebecca Starr, MD
Vice President: Ilana Schmitt, MD
Secretary: Peter Kenny, MD
Treasurer: Roger Allcroft, MD

Contact Information

E-mail: wcro@mms.org
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1092
Wilbraham, MA 01095-7092 
Phone: (800) 522-3112 or (413) 596-9231
Fax: (781) 464-4806

District Event/Activity Contact: MMS West Central Region, (800) 522-3112

Hampshire District Medical Society Medical Student Grants Program

The Hampshire District Medical Society of the Massachusetts Medical Society is pleased to announce The Rollin M. Johnson, MD, Scholarship Award is available in the amount of $2,000. The following criteria must be met for an individual to be considered for the grant.

  • Must live or have lived in Western Massachusetts for at least five consecutive years.
  • A letter of matriculation must be submitted from the medical school the individual is attending.
  • A copy of the letter of recommendation from the undergraduate school to the medical school must be submitted.


All candidates will have an equal opportunity to qualify for the grants. Awardees will be selected by an Executive Committee by August. Notification of the recipients will be made by end of September.

All applications must be submitted no later than April 30, each year.

The Hampshire District Medical Society is pleased to offer you this opportunity. To receive an application, contact the West Central Region at (800) 322-2303 x7715 or e-mail: wcro@mms.org.

Hampshire District News

Dr. Joanne Levin honored as the Hampshire District Medical Society 2021 Community Clinician of the Year

Joanne Levin

Dr. Joanne Levin, Medical Director of Infection Prevention at Cooley Dickinson Hospital and chair of the board of health in Northampton, has been selected by the Hampshire District Medical Society as its 2021 Community Clinician of the Year, an award recognizing her professionalism and contributions as a physician.

Levin has been integral to Cooley Dickinson’s coronavirus response as a part of the incident management team and liaison to the medical staff both at Cooley Dickinson Hospital and to the community of affiliated providers.

Levin earned her medical degree at the State University of New York Downstate and completed residency at Rhode Island Hospital, an affiliate of Brown University. She completed an infectious disease fellowship at Boston University and Baystate Medical Center.

Levin has cared for patients in the Northampton community since 1989 and has consulted on infectious disease for more than 30 years, focusing primarily on caring for patients with HIV/AIDS.


Medicare for All Reform

On April 2, Dr. Adam Gaffney spoke about Medicare for All Reform: Implications for Physicians, Patients and Society. To view the recording click here.


Doctor for a Day

Hampshire has their High School Doctor for a Day program annually. The High School Doctor for a Day Program is an educational opportunity designed to provide a mentoring experience for serious high school juniors or seniors. The program is designed to assist young people who have expressed an interest in the field of medicine to have hands-on experience in the complex health care environment.

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2022 Awards: Call for Nomination

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 currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Awards. Additional info and applications.

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