Massachusetts Medical Society: Charles River District Medical Society

Charles River District Medical Society

Charles River District Medical Society Officers 2022-2023

President: Brenda Anders Pring, MD
Vice President: Pei-Li Huang, MD
Secretary: Jatin Dave, MD
Treasurer: Jatin Dave, MD

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451-1414
Telephone Numbers: 781-434-7211, 800-944-5562

District Event/Activity Contact: Linda Howard, Manager 

CRDMS Scholarship Program Criteria

The Charles River District Medical Society Program is available to any medical school student enrolled at an approved US institution who is a legal resident of one of the five towns comprising the district: Needham, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, and Weston. Applications must be received before December 31 of the sophomore or junior year. If the scholarship is awarded in the sophomore year it may be renewable for the junior year upon re-application and at the discretion of the Committee on Medical Education. The scholarship is awarded at the Charles River District Annual Meeting in April.


  1. A Curriculum vitae which must include: legal address, high school and date of graduation; medical school and expected date of graduation.
  2. A letter which includes a statement of personal goal.
  3. A copy of the Graduate and Professional School Financial Aid Service Form or a financial aid form of equivalent informational value (not the summary page). Financial information is expected to be comprehensive (this should include parents' resources).
  4. A letter from the financial aid officer of the medical school with detailed verification of financial need.
  5. A statement of academic standing from the medical school.
  6. A letter of recommendation from a district society member or a faculty member.


Email completed applications to:

Linda Howard,

Charles River District News

Dr. Leonard Freedberg honored by Charles River District Medical Society with the 2023 Community Clinician of the Year Award

Dr. Freedberg (2023 CCYA) with Drs. Golden and Dr. Pring

Pictured left to right: David Golden, MD, Leonard Freedberg, MD, and Brenda Anders Pring, MD (Charles River District President)

The Charles River District hosted its Scientific Meeting on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at the Wellesley Country Club. The invited speaker was Cheryl Hamlin, MD. The title of Dr. Hamlin's talk was: "Abortion in a Changing Political Climate."

Members and their guests enjoyed themselves at the Charles River District Fall District Social at the Wellesley Country Club on September 14, 2022.

The Charles River District Medical Society presented a $3,000 check to the Weston Council on Aging as part of their ongoing community donation program which benefits the towns that comprise the Charles River District.

Pictured left to right: Brenda Anders Pring, MD, President Charles River District and Mignonne Murray, Director, Weston Council on Aging

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