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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 students. 

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 Avery Ford.

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

AMA: Physician employee, partner, or owner? 3 paths for young doctors.



Next Step: Residency

Once again, MSDC's Early Career Section will host a three-part webinar series with advice and information on preparing for residency applications. The series starts on July 11 and is open to all at no cost. Click the links below to learn more and register:

Next Step - Residency

Next Step - Residency Personal Statement

Early Career Physicians Section Activities

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    MSDC Council Visit Day

    November 3, 2023 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    John A Wilson Building
    MSDC is holding an in-person day of member meetings with Council offices - and you are invited.
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    DC Council Visit Prep Session

    November 2, 2023 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Join us for a conversation on how physicians can best advocate for themselves and their patients. Plan on walking away with practical tips and to-dos.
  • MSDC Annual Meeting 2019
    2023 MSDC Annual Meeting

    October 27, 2023 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Join us for an evening of fun, mingling, and celebrating DC medicine
  • BOOK TALK: Dr. Peter J. Hotez

    September 16, 2023 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Politics and Prose
    Join MSDC for an outing to hear from AMA honoree Dr. Peter Hotez talk about his new book.
  • Retirement Savings Challenges for Women

    September 13, 2023 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    MSDC virtual meeting space
    Learn about retirement savings challenges for women physicians from Asset Strategy Consultants and get the physician perspective on broader retirement challenges.

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.