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MSDC Release
Thursday, January 3, 2019
RELEASE: MSDC Applauds the Mayor’s Strategic Plan to Reduce Opioid Use, Misuse, and Deaths »
Leading D.C. Medical Organization Applauds the Mayor’s Strategic Plan to Reduce Opioid Use, Misuse, and Deaths Add...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Statement on Healthcare "East of the River" »
  MSDC Statement on Healthcare “East of the River” Dated December 18, 2018 As our city debates...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
RELEASE: MSDC Applauds Passage of the Behavioral Health Parity Act »
Medical Society of the District of Columbia Applauds Passage of the Behavioral Health Parity Act B...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
MSDC Statement on Violence and Physician Speech »
November 21, 2018 The Medical Society of the District of Columbia (MSDC) recognizes that violence is a public health...
Friday, August 3, 2018
Message on My Upcoming Retirement, from the Medical Society's Executive Vice President »
Dear Medical Society Member: On August 9, 2018, I will be stepping down as the Executive Vice President of the Medica...

Practice Alerts
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Last Week of Renewals »
Notice was sent December 21, 2018...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
DC Physician Renewals Are Now Live!!!! »
The following is a courtesy copy of notice distributed by DC Health on November 1, 2018 Dear Licensee,...
Thursday, November 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alert - Extortion Scam Targeting DEA Registrants »
Editor's Note: The following notice was issued on April 2, 2018. The issue is again on the rise and the DEA wants to remin...
Monday, October 29, 2018
DC Board of Medicine Newsletter »
This is a courtesy copy of the DC Board of Medicine newsletter sent on Monday, October 29, 2018 Subscribers of DOH -...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
DHCF: Update to Vision Care »
Update to Vision Care Source: DC Department of Healthcare Finance, August 7, 2018 The purpose of this transmitta...

Public Health
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
DC Health: Guidance on Mumps Testing and Control Measures »
Health Notice for District of Columbia Health Care Providers: Guidance on Mumps Testing and Control Measures Sourc...
Friday, October 26, 2018
Leading DC Medical Organization and DC Physicians Urge Women to Receive Testing For Breast Cancer »
Leading D.C. Medical Organization and District Physicians Urge Women to Receive Testing For Breast Cancer during Breast Ca...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
DC Health: Be Alert for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - Hajj Pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia Underway »
Increased Vigilance for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Among Persons Who Travel to Saudi Arabia for the Annual Pilgrim...
Saturday, July 23, 2016
5 Nutrition Facts: Misconceptions that Sabotage Patient Health »
5 Nutrition Facts: Misconceptions that Sabotage Patient Health Source: AMA Wire, July 15, 2016 The fig...
Friday, July 1, 2016
Most Americans Want More Federal Money To Stop Zika: Poll »
 Source: Kaiser Health News, Phil Galewitz, June 30, 2016 A large majority of Americans want the federal gov...

Metropolitan Washington, DC
Monday, March 13, 2017
Vincent Gray Prepares to Battle Over United Medical Center »
  Gray Positions Himself for Fight with Bowser Over United Medical Center Source: Washington Business...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
DC Orders CareFirst to Issue Rebates with $51 Million Surplus »
DC DISB Orders CareFirst to Issue Rebates with Excess Surplus Source: The DC Department of Insurance, Securities an...
Friday, August 19, 2016
MSDC Urges DC Residents to Make Back-to-School Vaccinations a Family Affair »
Medical Society of the District of Columbia Urges DC Residents to Make Back-to-School Vaccinations a Family Affair and Ens...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
District of Columbia Confirms Seven Consecutive Years of Declining New HIV Cases »
PRESS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2016   CONTACT: LaTo...
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Mayor Bowser Signs “Sale of Synthetic Drugs Emergency Amendment Act of 2015” Into Law »
Source: DC.gov Businesses warned: "Two strikes, you're out" (Washington, DC)  July 15, 2015 - Toda...

National
Thursday, August 23, 2018
AMA Letter to Walmart CEO on Opioid Policy »
The below is excerpted from an August 16, 2018, letter from the AMA to Walmart CEO and President Doug McMillon...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
MSDC Advocacy Urges Access to Healthy Food to Curb Obesity and Diet-Related Illness »
MSDC Leads Effort to Decrease Obesity and Increase Access to Healthful Foods, Especially Among the Poor At the Ann...
Friday, May 5, 2017
A Squeaker In The House Becomes Headache For The Senate »
A Squeaker In The House Becomes Headache For The Senate Source: Kaiser Health News, Julie Rovner, May 4, 2017...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attention to Doctor Burnout Benefits Patients and Doctors Alike »
Attention to Doctor Burnout Benefits Patients and Doctors Alike Source: NBC4 Washington, Doreen Gentzler and Christ...
Friday, January 13, 2017
Congress Votes Along Party Lines to Repeal Affordable Care Act »
House Votes to Begin Obamacare Repeal Process Source: Washington Post, Mike DeBonis, January 13, 2017 Congr...

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