2019 House of Delegates
The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society is incredibly grateful for all who made a difference through gifts made during the House of Delegates, held Oct. 25-27, in Hershey. This exceptional generosity will ensure the Foundation is able to make a positive impact for many generations to come. More than $20,000 was donated to our honor campaigns:
Danae M. Powers, MD – 2018-19 PAMED President
Lawrence R. John, MD – 2019-20 PAMED President
Raymond C. Truex Jr., MD – PAMED Distinguished Service Award Recipient
Alliance Medical Education Scholarship Fund – Honoring the legacy
On Saturday, Oct. 26, Lawrence R. John, MD, was sworn in as the 170th president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Dr. John is a family medicine physician from Pittsburgh. He practices with Drs. John, Chantz, Biedrzycki & Associates - UPMC and was named one of “Pittsburgh’s Best Doctors” by Pittsburgh Magazine in both 2017 and 2018.
Dr. John has spent more than 40 years helping his patients stay healthy. During his term as PAMED president, he aims to help his physician colleagues improve their health as well. The Foundation looks forward to working with Dr. John as we address the physician burnout crisis.