Physician Networking

Whether your interests lie in policy, strategic planning, philanthropy or networking, MSDC members have multiple opportunities to network, get involved with a wide variety of topics and groups, and help shape the future of the profession. Sign up HERE and learn more about each opportunity below.

 

Gavel 150x150Physician Leadership Action Network(PLAN) 
Political advocacy and issue development

MSDC's PLAN offers multiple opportunities to raise the physician voice on issues that impact you and your patients. Read about MSDC's political advocacy.



Bright Young Doctors BYD 150x150
Networking and professional development

Bright young doctors (also known as early career physicians) have unique interests and needs.  This new section envisions a bright future for early career physicians and will host networking opportunities and programs to address topics unique to bright young doctors. 

 

Women in MedicineWomen in medicine event 2019
Networking and professional development

This group is for women to expand their networks and discuss topics specific to women in medicine. Visit our WIM page for more information and keep an eye on your Events page for upcoming programs.

 

Practice ManagersPractice managers
Networking and professional development

This is an opportunity for practice managers to connect with each other, and to get tips from experts who can help managers navigate the changes in physician practice. 

 

Medical Society Alliance and Foundation (MSAF)
The 501(c)3 charitable arm of the Medical Society

MSAF provides annual support for a variety of programs. Every member of the Medical Society is a member of MSAF, but there are opportunities to get more involved in the Foundation's philanthropic activities.  Visit our MSAF site to learn more.

Strategic Planning Task Force
The opportunity to shape the future of the profession
In 2018, MSDC approved a strategic plan with the goal of making the District "the best place to practice medicine". This task force's mission is to create a plan on how to implement the strategic vision. This is a great opportunity for those with strategic vision to help plan the major issues that will be impacting the profession.

Physician Health Committee
MSDC's Physician Health Program is a private, confidential, non-disciplinary program that works to advocate for the health and well-being of all physicians in the metropolitan Washington, DC, and to safeguard the public. It is overseen by a physician-led Physician Health Committee which is looking for dedicated volunteers. Learn more here.

Task Force on Family Violence
The Task Force is a multi-disciplinary, engaged group seeking volunteers including physicians, residents and medical students. The Task Force contributes to policy initiatives covering victim's services, critical health care problems, educational outreach across the city, as well as supporting and participating in local and national grant initiatives.

Unconscious Bias Task Force
In December 2019, the MSDC Board of Directors created a task force to study the impact of implicit bias in medicine. The task force will interview physicians and experts in this field with the goal of creating a set of recommendations in the summer of 2020 on how physicians and practices can address implicit bias in medicine.

MSDC Finance Committee

The Finance Committee shall have general supervision of the fiscal affairs of the Society.  It shall prepare budgets for the succeeding fiscal year and report at least quarterly thereon to the Board of Directors.  The Committee shall be responsible for having an audit made of the books of the Society from time to time and for examining the methods of internal accounting and reporting thereon to the Board of Directors with such recommendations as may be deemed necessary and desirable.  It shall, with prior authority of the Board of Directors, each year employ a certified public accountant to make an annual independent audit of the books and records of the Society and perform other duties as directed by the Board of Directors.