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.

PCMS Nominating Committee Report: 2017

February 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm | Medical Society

The following is the slate which the PCMS Nominating Committee will present to the PCMS Board of Directors on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 for the term June, 2017-June, 2018. Additional nominations may be made from the floor in writing by an active member of PCMS. These nominations must be filed in writing prior to the […]


Nominations now being accepted for PAMED’s 40 Under 40 Award

February 15, 2017 at 10:51 am | Medical Society, State

Do you know an early career physician who deserves recognition for being a leader in advancing medicine and patient care? PAMED¬†will honor outstanding early career physicians under the age of 40 in our second annual Top Physicians Under 40 awards. Nominations are due April 14, 2017. See 2016 winners Nominate a Member Top Physicians Under […]


XXII Doctor Carlos Finlay Conference, Saturday, March 25

February 15, 2017 at 10:40 am | Local, Medical Society

Save the Date – The Society of Ibero Latin American Medical Professionals (SILAMP) and The Philadelphia County Medical Society present The XXII Doctor Carlos Finlay Conference: The Contamination of Water and the Healthcare of Our Community. Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017 Time:¬†7:30 AM – 2 PM Location: The Philadelphia County Medical Society, Pfahler Auditorium 2100 […]


Scope of Pain CME Program, Saturday, March 18

February 15, 2017 at 10:29 am | Local, Medical Society

PCMS has partnered with Prevention Point and several other agencies to present the “SCOPE of Pain” education program, provided by Boston University School of Medicine. SCOPE of Pain is a nationally recognized CME program that uses current evidence-based practice to teach healthcare professionals how to safely and effectively manage patients with chronic pain, if appropriate, […]


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