WALTHAM, Mass. — The Mass. Medical Society, the statewide association of physicians, has announced the availability of its speakers bureau, offering local groups the opportunity to request a physician to speak on current health and medical topics. The bureau is a public service of the organization, and speakers are scheduled at no charge to qualifying groups.
Some 350 member physicians of the society, from residents to retirees, participate in the MMS Speakers Bureau. The physicians represent a range of medical specialties, including family medicine, geriatrics, occupational medicine, obstetrics, sports medicine, cardiology, and neurology.
The MMS offers speakers to business and community groups, educational institutions, and other organizations interested in learning about the role of physicians and medicine, patient care and illness, medical technology, and current trends and issues in local, national, and international health care.
Speakers are available on such individual topics as drug and alcohol abuse, weight loss and nutrition, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease, end-of-life care, pulmonary disease, elderly drivers, sports medicine and safety, infectious diseases, sleeping and eating disorders, geriatrics, mental health, depression, weight loss, socially transmitted diseases, public health issues and more.
To request a speaker, visit online at www.massmed.org/pages/speakers_bureau.asp or call Ariana Keyser at 781-434-7102.