• foundation-logo-2017You can have your cake and eat it too! Join the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society for the session "Your Legacy - Ways to Ensure Your Financial Health and Support Your Favorite Charity" on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 12:45-1:45 p.m. Note: Registration for this event is full.
  • Donate in honor of outgoing PAMED President Charles Cutler, MD. On the form, select "Honorary Gift" in the "My gift is a memorial/honorary gift" drop down menu, and then select "Charles Cutler, MD, PAMED President" in the "Please designate my gift to" drop down menu.
  • Or, stop by the Foundation exhibit table to donate and learn more about the Foundation's programs. All contributions in Dr. Cutler's honor allow you to enter a raffle for generously donated prizes. Drawing held Oct. 15. You do not need to be present to win.
  • Learn more about the Foundation here or by contacting Lori Storm.


  • Stop by the PAMPAC exhibit table to donate to PAMPAC – the muscle of PAMED that supports pro-physician, pro-medicine candidates.
  • PAMPAC members are invited to the PAMPAC member reception on Friday, Oct. 13, from 8-9 p.m. If you're not a member of PAMPAC, you can join now or at the door.
  • Learn more about PAMPAC here or by contacting Katie Thiemann.

Care Centered Collaborative

  • Stop by our exhibit table: Learn first-hand about our initiatives intended to aid Pennsylvania physicians with successfully participating in value-based care.
  • CareCenteredCollaborativeLogoJoin our lunch and learn on Friday, Oct. 13, from 1-2 p.m. The Collaborative staff and board will be on hand to provide an update to members and answer any questions. Want help with your MIPS reporting? We can readily assist Pennsylvania physicians with the required reporting. Physicians' reporting in 2017 will determine if they get hit with a 4 percent penalty in 2019, or position themselves for a potential incentive payment.
  • Don't miss our CME session "Embracing Patient Care Data to Improve Outcomes and Your Bottom Line" on Friday, Oct. 13, from 8-9 a.m., presented by Jaan Sidorov, MD, CEO. This session will use small group discussions and case studies incorporating data from public health records, claims, registries, prescribing practices, or EHRs to teach about health informatics and using the data to improve the quality and safety of care.
  • International Medical Graduates: At your section's dinner meeting on Friday, Oct. 13. Dr. Sidorov will review our new services. He will also provide an updated overview of MACRA reporting, compare and contrast the methodologies available to report MIPS data with a special emphasis on EHR vs. Registry reporting, as well as provide further background on the Quality reporting options.
  • For More Information: Contact Anita Brazill at or (570) 702-1152. You can also learn more at


  • Is your spouse looking for something fun and exciting to do? The Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance invite spouses to their Annual Meeting being held Oct. 14-15 during PAMED's House of Delegates and Annual Education Conference.
    • The Alliance is the volunteer voice of the family of medicine, dedicated to healthy communities and the preservation of the doctor-patient relationship.

  • Donate auction items to support the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship (AMES) Fund. The Presidential Inaugural will include a silent auction to raise money for the AMES Fund.
    • Nine scholarships will be awarded to Pennsylvania medical school students during the PAMED House of Delegates session on Saturday, Oct. 14. Since its inception, the AMES fund has provided $344,500 to 141 medical students.

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