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Early Career Physicians

Early career physicians and medical students are the future of medicine and they have unique needs, interests and challenges. Early Career Physicians (ECP) is a section dedicated to early career physicians and medical student section. 

Purpose: support the development of the early career physician and physicians in training as advocates for the betterment of public health through education, networking, leadership development and programming surrounding the unique needs of the early career physician

Chair: Matthew Lecuyer, MD, Angela Wu, MD, and Nicholas Leighton

If you would like to get involved in the Section, sign up here.   

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Reaching Residency Series

In July and August 2022, MSDC's Early Career Physician Section held a three-part webinar series with advice and information on preparing for residency applications. All three sessions were led by local physicians with years of experience working with medical students and residents.

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Have questions? Contact us at 202-466-1800 or email

Early Career Physicians Section Activities

  • MSDC Annual Meeting 2019
    2022 MSDC Annual Meeting

    October 28, 2022 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Join us for an evening of fun, mingling, and celebrating DC medicine
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    CME and Spaghetti

    October 13, 2022 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Get some CME hours while enjoying a good meal and networking, thanks to PCRM.
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    Prior Auth and Copay Accumulators Day of Action

    September 20, 2022 12:01 AM to 11:58 PM

    Join your colleagues on a day of action to push for MSDC's prior authorization and copay accumulator legislation to pass.
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    CME and Spaghetti

    September 15, 2022

    Get some CME hours while enjoying a good meal and networking, thanks to PCRM.
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    Lifestyle Medicine for DC Area Physicians

    September 13, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Want to incorporate lifestyle medicine into your practice or routine? Our renowned experts and your peers have some advice. Supported by Vida Fitness.

MSDC Mentorship Program

Do you want to help guide the next generation of physicians? Complete this short form and be paired with a mentee looking for your expertise.