To be an active member of PCMS, you must:
Hold the degree of MD or DO from an approved teaching institution
Hold a license to practice medicine in the State of Washington
Reside or practice in Pierce County or a neighboring county
Represent all material facts on the membership application in a truthful/honest manner
Be current on all dues and assessments
Physician Assistant Members
Assistant members must be licensed by the state and be employed and/or supervised by an active member of the Society.
A retired member is a physician or physician assistant who has been a member of the Society or of another component Society of the AMA, and has retired from the practice of medicine.
An associate member must possess all qualifications of active members except the license requirement. This includes a physician or physician assistant with the US armed forces, Public Health Service, or actively serving in federal, state or local government.
Medical Student, Intern, Resident Members
Medical students, interns, residents or other physicians in training in an appropriate institution are included in this membership category.
Dues amounts for PCMS are:
Active/Associate US Military, USPHS, VA--$143
New Member, First Year--$143
Former Member returning after lapse of at least one year--$214
Medical Student or Medical Resident--FREE
1st Year of Practice (completed residency in 2017)--FREE
2nd Year of Practice (completed residency in 2016)--$143
Retired Member accessing Bulletin on PCMS website--FREE
Retired Member receiving Bulletin by mail--$20
Please contact Tanya on the PCMS staff to arrange payment at firstname.lastname@example.org