Montgomery County Medical Society is the largest county component of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society.
As the statewide professional association for licensed physicians, MedChi is dedicated to their mission to serve as Maryland's foremost advocate and resource for physicians, their patients, and the public health. They strive to accomplish their mission with these goals:
- Promote medical science and knowledge.
- Enhance the physician-patient relationship.
- Achieve the highest standards for medical education and medical ethics.
- Promote physician collegiality.
- Secure universal access to health care.
MedChi’s House of Delegates includes member representation from each of MedChi’s component medical societies and Maryland’s medical specialty societies.
The American Medical Association, founded in 1847 and incorporated in 1897, is the largest association of physicians—both MDs and DOs—and medical students in the United States. The AMA's mission is "to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health."
Established in 1933, the American Board of Medical Specialties represents 24 broad areas of specialty medicine. ABMS is the largest physician-led specialty certification organization in the United States. Their mission is "to serve the public and the medical profession by improving the quality of health care through setting professional standards for lifelong certification in partnership with Member Boards."
Montgomery County Medical Society’s Physician Connect partnership program provides physicians with valuable personal and professional resources that help them thrive, while offering businesses opportunities to develop quality leads and strategic connections with practice decision-makers.
The Maryland Board of Physicians is an agency of the state with the authority to license physicians and other health care providers. Their mission is "to assure quality health care in Maryland, through the efficient licensure and effective discipline of health providers under its jurisdiction, by protecting and educating the clients/customers and stakeholders, and enforcing the Maryland Medical Practice Act."