Spring 2019 PHP Update Available Now!

This issue features:
  • Selfless service, incredible impact: Thank you, Dr. Charles Burns
  • Executive Director Message: Learning to practice what we preach
  • Addiction, disability insurance and your professional license
  • PHP Medical Director Message: Why can’t I have a drink on call?
  • National Doctors’ Day – March 30
  • PHP Medical Director: King Baby gets an evaluation
  • Working for You
  • Welcome New Committee Members!
  • From the PHP Director: Know us before you need us

Winter 2018 Connections Available

This issue features:
  • The Power of Your Generosity
  • Message from the Executive Director
  • 2018 House of Delegates Recap
  • Working for You: Lori Storm
  • LifeGuard to Launch Anesthesia Simulation
  • AMES Scholarship Winners
  • A Message from Dr. Hall

Fall 2018 PHP Update

In this issue:
  • A life changed: Jon Lepley, DO
  • Executive Director Message: The life preserver in the flood
  • Physicians’ Health Program Director Message
  • PHP Medical Director Message: Sticks and Stones
  • Working for You: Wendie Dunkin
  • Tax-Free Giving Using Retirement Assets
  • PHP Advisory Committee Needs You
  • PHP Medical Director: What the heck is MBSR?


Summer 2018 Connections Available

In this year's summer edition of Connections, the Physicians' Health Program highlights opportunities and insights from the PHP staff. Topics include the PHP Peer Monitoring program, how to help physicians plan for their financial future and a personal account of working through the PHP recovery program. 

This issue also covers Foundation staff updates, scholarship recipients and the LifeGuard's alliance with the KSTAR Program.

Spring 2018 PHP Update

Read more about the medical ethics of self-prescribing.

Find out more about trends in addiction recovery.

In the spirit of Doctors' Day, we ask you to consider making a donation in recognition of an extraordinary physician in your life. Is there someone who has inspired and motivated you to succeed? Often, many physicians have been helped along in their career by a fellow physician, mentor, friend or colleague.

Impact Report

The 2017 Impact Report of the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society offers an overview of our accomplishments and impact on the physician community we serve.

Our 2017 milestones are highlighted in this report, from the lifesaving effects of Physicians' Health Program to the advocacy and support our LifeGuard® program offers for participants. Also, Student Financial Services offers scholarships and loans at favorable interest rates to Pennsylvania medical students.

Please consider this Annual Report your guide to our programs and how we can help you and your colleagues. We're here when you need us.

Past Physician Legacy newsletters

Past Connections magazines

Past PHP Update newsletters

PHP 30 Anniversary newsletter

Winter 2016