Membership in PCMS makes you a part of a dynamic network of over 800 of your professional colleagues who represent organized medicine at its best. At at time when some of the biggest transformations to ever impact the medical professional are taking place and with those transformations now occuring at the local caregiver level to implement federal and state policy, there has never been a more important time for physicians and PAs to be well organized in their community.
Benefits of membership in PCMS include:
--Peer-to-peer networking and informal learning opportunities to share experiences with local physicians just like you in Pierce County.
--Being part of an organization that serves as your ally in meeting the challenges facing physicians (both independent practitioners and those employed by large health systems) in the changing climate relating to areas such as payment/reimbursement, adoption and meaningful use of Health Information Technology, medical practice economics, the shift away from provider silos to the full spectrum of local population health, demonstrating value, and improving outcomes.
--Free participation in educational webinars and conference calls to hear from and interact with health policy leaders as well as to promote innovation spread in topics such as quality improvement.
--Advocacy and engagement with elected officials in order to share front-line expertise of local physicians as policies are developed and implemented.
--Representation at community meetings such as behavioral health integration.
--Free access to Pierce County Medical Society Newswire featuring media pieces of interest to physicians.
--On-line profile that enables your colleagues and the public to learn more about you.
--Collegial events to share fun with your fellow professionals who are also your neighbors.
--Participation in membership meetings and in-person learning opportunities.
--Quarterly Bulletin containing news, columns, and features focused on PCMS.
--Listing in annual Membership Directory
Feel free to contact any member of our Board of Trustees or our Executive Director with questions or comments regarding any of our organizations or their activities. We look forward to your participation and involvement in our Society, in our subsidiary organizations and in our community.