Massachusetts Medical Society: Essex South District Medical Society

Essex South District Medical Society

Essex South District Medical Society Officers 2020-2021

President: Michael Goldstein, M.D.
President-elect: Michael Medlock, M.D.
Secretary: Ihor Bilyk, M.D.
 Eric Reines, M.D.

Contact Information 

Mailing Address: 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451-1411
Telephone Number: 781-434-7211 or 800-944-5562

District Event/Activity Contact: Waqaas Bhutta, Manager     

Regional Office Assistant: Susan Frazier

ESDMS Medical Student Scholarship Program

To assist in funding the medical education of a student from an Essex South city or town.


  1. Residency in an Essex South community for at least 5 years prior to college, with a desire to return and practice in this area. These communities are:  Beverly, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester, Marblehead, Middleton, Nahant, Peabody, Rockport, Salem, Saugus, Swampscott, Topsfield and Wenham, Massachusetts.
  2. Current curriculum vitae, which includes the permanent address, high school with date of graduation, and medical school with expected date of graduation.
  3. A statement of academic standing from the medical school.
  4. A letter of recommendation from a district society member, if possible.
  5. A letter that includes a statement of personal goals.

Scholarships will be awarded at the Annual Meeting of the Essex South District Medical Society (usually in April).

Application Deadline:
By January 1 of the academic year

Email Requirements to: 
Susan Frazier,

Waqaas Bhutta, Manager,
Susan Frazier, 

District News

Goldstein and Chaoui Essex South CCYA 2020Michael Goldstein, MD, president of Essex South District presented Alain Chaoui, MD, with the 2020 Community Clinician of the Year Award.

Lifetime Achievement 2020Essex South President Michael Goldstein, M.D, presented Frederic Shmase, M.D. with the 2020 Essex South Lifetime Achievement Award. (Pictured left to right are Michael Goldstein, M.D. and Frederic Shmase, M.D.)

Five medical school scholarships recipients, Rachel Bocchino attending Boston University, Daniel Copeland attending Tufts, Alyssa Kastrinakis attending UMass, Jaclyn Lee attending Vanderbilt, and Nicholas Verdini attending Tufts. Each recipient received $5,000 towards their medical education.

Essex South members and their families enjoying an afternoon of camaraderie and bowling at Leo’s Metro Bowl in Peabody, MA on Sunday, January 27th.

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