Welcome to the PCMS Website

The Philadelphia County Medical Society (PCMS) has been representing physicians for more than 160 years as they treat patients, advance science, maintain the standards of the profession, and protect the public health. The Society, a professional membership organization for physicians who live or work in the City of Philadelphia, has a tradition of activism on behalf of practitioners and patients. PCMS provides a common ground for physicians across a range of specialties to discuss health care issues of the day and work for the good of the profession and the public.

Today, its members continue to present the opinions of physicians before legislators and government officials, to protect the public health, and to keep physicians informed on the issues that affect their practice of medicine in Philadelphia.

Join PAMED’s First-Ever Women Physicians Caucus

March 21, 2017 at 12:44 pm | Medical Society

PAMED invites all women physicians and medical students who are PAMED/PCMS members to join its new Women Physicians Caucus (WPC). Learn about effective networking Voice concerns and share common experiences Educate and encourage paths to leadership roles in organized and academic medicine Establish a network of women physician leaders Advocate to advance PAMED policy on issues affecting women and advise the PAMED […]


Congressional Budget Office Scoring of American Health Care Act

March 15, 2017 at 9:49 am | National

On March 13th, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report (Click Here to Download the Report) providing its estimates of the impact the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would have on federal spending, the health insurance market, and the number of Americans with health care coverage.  Below is a top line summary of the […]


Health Reform Update

March 13, 2017 at 3:32 pm | National

On Thursday, March 9, the House Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce completed consideration of draft reconciliation legislation.  The Ways and Means committee considered the bill for approximately 18 hours while the Energy and Commerce committee meeting lasted more than 27 hours.  In the end, neither bill was amended significantly and the […]


Contract Review Program: Moved to Wednesday, March 22

March 13, 2017 at 11:45 am | Medical Society

Update: The new date for the “Understanding Your Employment Contract” program is Wednesday, March 22. Click Here to Register The Program “Understanding Your Employment Contract”, which was originally slated for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14th, has been postponed due to inclement weather. The new date for the program has not yet been decided. We apologize for […]


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