Membership in the Pennsylvania Medical Society and The Philadelphia County Medical Society go hand-in hand, addressing the many issues facing the medical profession today and preserving the patient-physician relationship. PCMS Membership is available to allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians residing or practicing in Philadelphia County, who are in good moral and professional standing. Membership is also available to residents, fellows, medical students, and practice managers.
The PCMS physician leadership and staff are committed to addressing the issues confronting medicine today, and we are pleased to have you as part of that effort. By making the choice to be a part of organized medicine, you are choosing to have a voice in the way you practice medicine every day.
Understand Regulatory, Licensing, and Reimbursement Changes
We’re here to answer your questions about health system reform, licensure requirements, scope-of-practice, and reimbursement issues. One call could pay for your dues many times over.
Stay up-to-date on local, state, and national issues through our monthly newsletter, legal and regulatory manuals, regular practice management meetings and continuing medical education physician seminars.
PCMS takes an active role in the health of our local community. Our Block Captain Program provides education and access to primary care for residents who cannot afford healthcare. We also work with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health to developand meet sound public policies.
Members get excellent rates on legal and business reviews of contracts. We also provide group rates on liability, disability, long-term care, health, term life, health, and workers’ compensation insurances.
Networking & Community Improvement Opportunities
PCMS provides opportunities throughout the year for physicians, residents, and medical students to meet, including a formal Awards Night. Join our speaker’s bureau or participate in our “Docs on Call” live television program.