Topic Of The Day

Ultraviolet light is primarily responsible for the sunburn effect. UV radiation has both short-term and long-term effects. Common short-term effects include solar erythema, blister formation, and tanning. All of these occur in response to DNA damage to our skin cells. There are two different types of UV light that affect our skin: UVA and UVB both can cause skin cancer, premature aging, and damage to our skin. UVB is abundant in the summer during the middle of the day....

With PCMS at 130, how do you feel the physician profession has evolved since 1888?

News

Jul 11, 2018 Rep. Heck Listens to PCMS Concerns

During an event in University Place on the evening of July 9, 2018, US Representative Denny Heck (D-WA) listened as PCMS Executive Director Bruce Ehrle raised several issues on behalf of the membership. He emphasized that it is important for Congress to have a mindset moving forward that there are still many challenges for all sectors of the health...

Jun 15, 2018 Bruce Ehrle Named Vice Chair of CHC Resident Education Committee

The strong relationship between the Pierce County Medical Society and Community Health Care has taken another step with PCMS Executive Director Bruce Ehrle being named as Vice Chair of the CHC Medical Resident Education Committee that oversees the residency program at CHC's five large clinics.  ...

Upcoming Events

Aug 16, 2018 2018 PCMS Membership Picnic and Medical Resident Social

PCMS members and their family and guests, WAFP Pierce County Chapter members and their family and gu...

Sep 4, 2018 Board of Trustees Meeting

Dinner starts at 6:10 pm and the meeting starts at 6:30 pm....