Join MCMS and MedChi
Physicians across the county have joined MCMS & MedChi to take advantage of the multitude of resources and events that we provide.
Our Network is Your Network
Our more than fifty live events will connect you with the community of 1,600+ physicians that makes MCMS the premier organization for professional networking in Montgomery County. MCMS & MedChi are the nexus for collegiality among physicians in the area.
Relevant, Timely Education
MCMS & MedChi provide live and digital CME, updated guidelines on medical and local regulatory issues, and publications that keep our members up to date and on the cutting edge.
Resources Tailored to Support Your Success
MCMS & MedChi provide an array of resources to our members.
- Starting a practice? MedChi’s Center for the Private Practice of Medicine can help.
- Looking for a new opportunity? Visit MedChi’s Career Center.
- Looking for more cost effective services? MCMS and MedChi have discounts and contacts with trusted firms.
Advocacy by Physicians, for Physicians
We protect your legislative and regulatory interests locally, statewide, and on the federal level, tracking scope of practice and tort reform to keep your patients safe and your insurance premiums down.
Want to Get More Out of Your Membership?
There are numerous ways to become involved in MCMS & MedChi, from attending networking events to serving on a committee to being a legislative key contact. Let us know what you are interested in doing! Contact Marissa Valeri, Physician Outreach Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Types of Membership
Montgomery County Medical Society is the local component of MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society. When you join one of our organizations, you join both for a single dues amount.
Active Member ($500/annually)
This membership is open to any M.D/D.O. living in, legally practicing in, licensed to practice in Maryland. For physicians in the first year of practice, dues are $300/annually. For physicians in their second year of practice, dues are $400/annually.
Associate Member ($300/annually)
This membership is open to any M.D./D.O. who is a commissioned medical officer of the Armed Forces, Public Health Service or Veterans Administration, or who is a part-time physician practicing less than 1,000 hours.
Affiliate Member ($345/annually)
This membership is open to any M.D./D.O. who are active in another state medical society and are licensed in Maryland. This also applies to former members who have moved out of state, members of the Maryland State Dental Association in the fulltime private practice of dentistry, and individuals who hold academic degrees equivalent to an M.D>/D.O. who are devoted full time to the study and teaching of medical sciences.
Office Manager/Staff ($75/annually)
This membership is open to any practice manager, office manager, or billing manager employed by a medical practice. It is $75 annually at least one physician is a member of MCMS/MedChi; otherwise it is $300/annually and then drops if a physician in the practice joins.)
Resident/Fellow Member (complimentary while in training)
This membership is open to physicians serving a residency or fellowship located in or while living in Montgomery County. There is no cost to join.