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Welcome to MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society.  As the statewide professional association for licensed physicians, we are dedicated to our mission to serve as Maryland's foremost advocate and resource for physicians, their patients, and the public health

Monday, January 20, 2020
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In this section you will find a list of current, as well as archived, press releases having to do with either the organization of MedChi or with one of their members or board members.  Be sure to check back often for up to date stories.

If you cannot find what you are looking for or have a particular need, contact:
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Attention: Debbie Sciabarrasi
410-539-0872 ext. 3303


January 6: MedChi Highlights New Health Regulations That Began January 2020


December 24: MedChi Releases 2020 Legislative Agenda

December 16: Survey: Three Quarters of Female Physicians Have Experienced Income Inequality or Other Forms of Gender Discrimination - Unconscious Bias is the Main Cause of Pay Discrepencies, Doctors Say 

December 3: Michele Manahan, M.D., Becomes 172nd President of MedChi

November 26: MedChi Holds Annual Meeting; Sets Advocacy Platform For 2019

November 19: LifeBridge Acquisition of Bon Secours is a Win for West Baltimore - Op-ed in Center Maryland by Gene M. Ransom, III, CEO, MedChi

November 15: Make Healthy Changes For American Diabetes Month

November 5: Now is the Time to Think About Your Health InsuranceOp-ed in Center Maryland by Gene M. Ransom, III, CEO, MedChi

November 4: 2020 Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins November 1

October 30: MedChi Prepares for Annual Meeting and Fall House of Delegates

October 24: MedChi and Maryland Rx Card Celebrate 10 Years

October 22: DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - October 26

October 16: MedChi is Participating in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 30: MedChi is Participating in National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September 30: MedChi Highlights New Health Regulations to Begin in October 2019

September 27: MedChi Supports National Suicide Awareness Month

September 4: Surprise Billing Fix Shouldn't Undermine Maryland's Current Medical System - Opinion Piece in Maryland Matters by Dr. Benjamin Stallings, MedChi President

September 3: Colleges Should Require Meningitis B Vaccine - Op-ed in the Baltimore Sun by Gene M. Ransom, III, CEO, MedChi

August 26: Merritt Hawkins Teams With MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, on Physician Recruiting/Compensation Initiatives

August 22: MedChi President, Dr. Benjamin Z. Stallings, II, Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Withhold Flu Vaccine

August 1: MedChi Statement on New Anne Arundel County Health Officer

July 30: AMA President, Dr. Patrice Harris, to be Keynote Speaker at MedChi Annual Meeting

July 18: Stay Safe in the Extreme Heat Forecasted for Maryland

June 25: June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

June 10: June is National Safety Month

May 24: Dean Paul Rothman, MD, to Speak at Tenth Annual Hunt Lectureship

May 20: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 14: May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

May 10: May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

May 8: MedChi Focuses on Total Cost of Care at Spring House of Delegates Meeting

April 30: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 27: Gov. Hogan has opportunity to improve health care in MD - Op-ed in The Baltimore Sun by Gene M. Ransom III, CEO, MedChi

April 23: MedChi Supports DEA National Take Back Day April 27th

April 19: MedChi to Hold Spring House of Delegates Meeting April 28

April 10: MedChi Supports Atlantic Health Partners Vaccine Program

April 2: VisualDX Enters Collaborative Agreement with MedChi

March 27: Honor Your Physician on National Doctors Day

March 12: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

February 27: As Heart Month Comes to an End MedChi Supports Legislation to Increase Smoking Age to 21

February 20: MD. Health Insurance 'Down Payment' Improvement Over ACA MandateOp-ed in The Baltimore Sun by Gene M. Ransom III, CEO, MedChi

January 16: Take Extra Precautions As Cold Weather Returns