Medical Society of Delaware (MSD) is a professional state medical
organization for Delaware’s physicians. MSD is the voice of the medical
profession in our state.
It exists solely to represent the medical profession regardless of
specialty, practice type, age, gender, background, or professional
affiliation. Membership in MSD allows you to become familiar with
organized medicine and the importance of the work that is
done statewide and nationally for physicians. We welcome and encourage
your involvement and participation, which in turn can only enhance your
professional career experience. Your office personnel will also benefit
from your membership with access to practice
support resources and educational opportunities. MSD may be small in
staff numbers compared to larger state medical societies, but we are big
Most physician members and their office personnel know the
MSD staff and are comfortable reaching out directly
to us. MSD’s philosophy is to address the unique needs of the individual
physician and his/her practice. What has MSD done for Delaware
physicians and why should you belong? Answering that question should not
just be weighed or judged by a list of benefits
available or how many times a physician accessed a service or received
help from MSD.
Without physician support, MSD would not exist and would
not be involved in the changing health care arena to advocate for your
interest. Who would be there for you if MSD
Professionalism – the state medical
society is the last bastion for upholding the ideals of the medical
profession (for all specialties).
- Represent and advocate for physicians
- Cheapest insurance policy you can buy – MSD is watching out for the
physicians’ best interest. We are continuously present at Legislative
Hall and monitor activity;
we meet regularly with the Secretary of Health and Social Services,
Division of Public Health, AstraZeneca, insurers, etc. We meet with the
Governor and Lt. Governor, and state and federal legislators on various
important issues so they are informed of the
- Pragmatic – We assist physicians with the business side of their
profession so they can devote their time to doing what they do best:
taking care of patients.
- Valuable Return on Investment for Products/Services/Programs – From
practice management education for the physician’s staff, to insurance
products for the physician
and his/her family, to MSD being the architect behind the future of
medicine with its participation in health care reform efforts, if MSD
did not exist, neither would these efforts. To read more about membership benefits
Sustainable Practices: My Green Doctor www.MyGreenDoctor.org
My Green Doctor is a free environmental sustainability program provided to members of the Medical Society of Delaware. Offices, clinics, and outpatient centers learn to make gradual improvements in their uses of energy, water, chemicals, paper, and other resources. The program is easy to use, adding only five minutes of My Green Doctor to each regular staff meeting.
Most offices save money in their first month using My Green Doctor. One practice is saving more than $1200 per doctor every year and reducing its greenhouse gases, with no financial investment.
My Green Doctor provides free brochures, posters, and other teaching tools to help helps share wise choices with patients and families. This can mean less energy and water used, cleaner air, fewer greenhouse gases, and better health outcomes.
Register today at My Green Doctor to start saving money and improving health!