Chartered in 1935, MCMS represents approximately 1000 physicians in the New York City area, whose mission is to address health disparities, especially in patients of African descent, and in ensuring the viability of physicians practicing in New York City. MCMS is a local affiliate chapter of the National Medical Association, which is the largest organization of African American physicians in the United States. MCMS has conducted community service projects on breast cancer awareness with the American Cancer Society with grant support by the National Medical Association, and health fairs in collaboration with the Student National Medical Association Region IX. MCMS is an active participant in the Coalition to Dismantle Racism in the NYC Healthcare System. MCMS meets monthly with educational programming such as the business of medicine, pulmonary hypertension, HIV, asthma, and dietary guidelines. Past sponsors include the American Diary Association, Simply Speaking, New York Life, and AXA Advisors.
We look forward to welcoming you as a member of MCMS. Membership benefits include dues earmarked for MCMS scholarships, which are given annually to African American medical students in the New York area. Members also are eligible to attend monthly meetings, networking, and educational programming.
Camille A. Clare, MD, MPH