May 30, 2013
Dennis Dimitri, MD, clinical associate professor of family medicine & community health, was elected vice president of the Massachusetts Medical Society at their annual meeting in May. He will serve a one-year term. The MMS, a member organization that represents 24,000 physicians and medical students throughout Massachusetts, is the oldest continuously operating state medical society in the country and is publisher of the New England Journal of Medicine.
A longtime member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Dr. Dimitri has served as a member of its governing body House of Delegates since 1989. He has been a member of a number of medical society committees with emphasis on issues of advocacy, legislation and regulation, and physician workforce. He has also served as an officer of the Worcester District Medical Society and chaired its legislative committee. In 2011, he received the Worcester District’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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