How to Get Involved

1. Attend

With numerous live events every year, MCMS and MedChi members have ample opportunities to participate in networking, collegiality, education and more. Learn about upcoming MCMS and MedChi Events.

 

2. Advocate

MCMS and MedChi protect your legislative and regulatory interests in Montgomery County, Annapolis and on Capitol Hill. Are you interested in what’s happening in Annapolis? Concerned about the decisions that are being made there which impact Medicine and your medical practice? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, we want you to become more involved in our grassroots legislative efforts. You may know a legislator, or be an expert on a certain issue that is likely to come before the Maryland Assembly this year, or just be an activist who wants to find a way of channeling your energy – regardless, we need you more involved in our legislative efforts, especially as a part of the Medical Society’s Legislative Committee.

Based on MedChi’s legislative agenda, the MCMS Legislative Committee and Board determine MCMS’s legislative priorities. This directs the efforts of the Society’s staff on behalf of MCMS members and their practices.

  • During the legislative session in Maryland, utilize our Legislative Action Center to contact your legislators about key legislation. Then, consider attending our Lobby Day in Annapolis in the spring to emphasize the importance of and our commitment to improving public health and the practice environment in Maryland.
  • If you are interested in serving on the legislative committee, please let us hear from you! Email Susan D’Antoni, Executive Director, at sdantoni@montgomerymedicine.org or call 301.921.4300, ext. 203.
  • MedChi coordinates volunteer physicians to serve in the First Aid Room while the Assembly is in session in Annapolis. If you are interested in the MCMS Internship Program, you could be an intern in a legislator’s office and serve as the Physician of the Day at the same time. Many physicians are needed to staff the First Aid Room. Your help is critically needed. It’s a wonderful community service, and it shows our support to the Assembly. To volunteer, call MedChi at 410-263-4035 or 301-858-5230.

 

3. Serve

Active members are encouraged to serve on our committees.

  • Membership Enhancement Team
  • Legislative Committee
  • Women in Medicine Committee
  • Early Career Committee

 

To get involved, email Susan D’Antoni, Executive Director, at sdantoni@montgomerymedicine.org
or call 301.921.4300, ext. 203.