PAMED membership amplifies the physician's voice. Our members can articulate their opinions and thoughts through a number of different outlets.
Dr. Edward Balaban chairs the Board of Trustees and is happy to hear from you. Have a question specific to a board action or how the board operates? Please connect with Dr. Balaban. Any member may submit an official request to the Board of Trustees for an issue to be taken up. That request can be made by sending detailed background and your ask to Dr. Balaban.
The HOD meets annually, and is PAMED's policymaking body. There are several ways for members' voices to Be Heard:
At the 2021 Pennsylvania Medical Society House of Delegates several resolutions were referred back to the PAMED's Board of Trustees for decision or study. PAMED Members can provide feedback, which will be considered official testimony, on each item. This Information will be shared directly with the Board members when they address this topic. Click here for more information on the resolution and provide your feedback:
Pennsylvania Medical Society's (PAMED) Health Diversity Task Force's focus is to create a culture of diversity and inclusion within PAMED and the Commonwealth of PA by providing educational opportunities and resources that improve understanding and awareness of the effects of racism and discrimination in healthcare and create change through policy to carry out the mission of The Society. They welcome your input, thoughts, and questions.
PAMED has several sections made up of physicians or students like yourself. Wish to connect with the leadership of a section?
Don't know who to ask for? We are here to help! PAMED's Knowledge Center can take your call between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm most business days. They can be reached at 800-228-7823 or KnowledgeCenter@pamedsoc.org.
We know COVID-19 has upended the way you practice medicine and we're working on keeping you abreast of the changing issues. Have a question or thought regarding COVID-19? Tell us about it.
Our Member Liaisons are also happy to talk with you about your membership benefits and help find needed resources.
The physician leadership and staff of PAMED continues to be here for our members during this crisis. Don't hesitate to reach out through any of our channels for support, resources, or needs.