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Philadelphia County Medical Society
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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Cadence Kim, MD, FACS
PRESIDENT

Max E. Mercado, MD
PRESIDENT ELECT

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Philadelphia's Dr. Luther Brady,
Radiation Oncology Pioneer...

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Three Faces of Addiction...

Daniel T. Dempsey, MD, MBA, FACS
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Natalia Ortiz, MD, FAPA, FAPM
SECRETARY

J. Q. Michael Yu, MD, FRCPC
TREASURER

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Michael DellaVecchia, MD, PhD, FACS
Enrique Hernandez, MD
Harvey B. Lefton, MD
Henry Lin, MD
Curtis T. Miyamoto, MD
Ricardo Morgenstern, MD
Anthony M. Padula, MD, FACS
Stephen R. Permut, MD, JD
Andrew B. Roberts, MD
Anthony Rosa, MD
Anamika Saha
Dane Scantling, DO
John Vasudevan, MD
FIRST DISTRICT TRUSTEE
Lynn Lucas-Fehm, MD, JD
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mark C. Austerberry

The Winding Road
to Recovery...

22 Fighting Food Insecurity
in Modern America

24 AIM Academy - Helping Kids
with Learning Disabilities
Achieve

28 PAMED Singles Out Ten

Philadelphia Physicians

30 Chair of Women Physicians

Caucus Speaks to Students
at Thomas Jefferson, Sidney
Kimmel School of Medicine

32 PAMED's Annual House of
Delegates Conference

34 "Docs on Call"
35 PCMS Events
35 Wellness Corner
In Every Issue

EDITOR

Letter From the President  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4

Alan J. Miceli

PCMS & Community News  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 30

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