NewsBriefs

President’s Message

October 4, 2018

As promised in our spring newsletter, the Board of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) had a retreat in August to consider the mission and focus of CMSS going forward. I am proud to report the excellent work that the Board did under the leadership of our new EVP & CEO Helen Burstin and […]

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Executive Vice President & CEO’s Message

October 4, 2018

I’m so pleased that we will have an opportunity to discuss our newly proposed vision and mission statement for CMSS with you in November.  Dr. Hoyt led a great strategic planning discussion and we’re excited to consider a vision for CMSS with you.  We will spend time at our   reviewing our new direction and […]

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President’s Message

July 24, 2018

The time for change in medicine has never been more important. To achieve change, physicians must speak with a unified voice while representing the diversity of opinion each specialty brings to the issues of quality improvement and education. CMSS remains the best forum for finding a common voice amongst specialty providers, and it is critical […]

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Executive Vice President & CEO’s Message

July 24, 2018

It has been a very busy six months. It was great to meet so many of you at our Summit and Spring Meeting. We had a very successful spring Summit on the Future of Clinical Registries. At our Spring Meeting, we brought all of our component group chairs together to begin more shared learning and […]

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President’s Message

April 27, 2018

As you all know, we transitioned our leadership following the 2017 Annual Meeting and have been working with Helen Burstin, MD, our new CEO, during the last several months. Helen hit the ground running and has taken advantage of the opportunity to interview many of our organizations’ CEOs, listened carefully to the Board, and to many […]

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Executive Vice President & CEO’s Message

April 27, 2018

I wanted to thank the CMSS community for the very warm welcome I have received. I’m excited to work with all of you to build on Norm Kahn’s legacy and take CMSS to the next level. I’ve interviewed almost all of our specialty society member CEOs and have begun to distill the highest priority strategic […]

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