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With more than 25,000 members, the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is the Commonwealth’s largest physician-led organization and a leading voice in health care policy, public health, and clinical medical education.


Monkeypox Information and Guidance

The MMS’s new monkeypox webpage contains useful, curated information and guidance for physicians and patients from the CDC, the state, and others.

Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Information

MMS continues to compile and update a collection of FREE resources to help physicians navigate the COVID-19 vaccine.

Surprise Billing, Patient Notice, and Price Transparency

Learn more about important information regarding physician responsibilities under new federal surprise billing and state patient notice and price transparency laws.

Dismantling Racism in Medicine: Principles to Achieve Racial Equity

The MMS, Mass DPH and the state's four medical schools seek to foster a culture across medicine that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and actively antiracist.


New Member Benefits


The MMS is pleased to launch the MMS Corporate Partners Program to identify beneficial resources and quality vendors to assist members:

  • FirstNet offers a cellular network built by AT&T dedicated to first responders
  • Panacea Financial helps physicians save money by offering discounted interest rates for student loan, personal loans or practice loans
  • TripPlanet offers member-only pricing on travel

Learn more about membership and MMS benefits.


Recent News



 STAT

STAT: Gender-affirming care should be embraced, not met with vitriol 

September 23, 2022 – "Gender-affirming care means allowing young people to explore and define their gender identities at their own pace," wrote MMS Immediate Past President Dr. Carole Allen. "It is something one of my children, and our whole family, has benefited from."


 CommonWealth Magazine

CommonWealth Magazine: Mass. Medical Society president says pandemic ‘ripped the Band-Aid off’ health care inequities

September 21, 2022 – "The pandemic ripped the Band-Aid off a lot of inequities in the health care system, and a lot of things the Massachusetts Medical Society has worked feverishly for over the years became more acute," said MMS President Dr. Theodore Calianos.


Boston Herald

Boston Herald: Boston Children’s Hospital is target of bomb threat after ‘false information’ spreads about transgender care

August 31, 2022 – “We stand with the patients, families, caregivers, and the Boston Children's Hospital community in denouncing hate," MMS President Dr. Theodore Calianos II said in a statement earlier in August.





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