Philadelphia Medicine Spring 2020 - 3

Philadelphia County Medical Society
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Confronting COVID-19 in
Philadelphia

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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Coping With Stress During
Infectious Disease Outbreaks

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Pa. Medical Society Update on
Coronavirus

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The U.S. Suffers Record High
STD Cases... And it's a Lot Worse
in Philadelphia

16	

Taking the Offensive in the War
on PTSD

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How I Became a Better Doctor...
By Being a Cardiac Patient

James Cristol, MD
PRESIDENT

Natalia Ortiz, MD

PRESIDENT ELECT

Max E. Mercado, MD

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Anthony Rosa, MD
SECRETARY

J Q Michael Yu, MD, FRCPC
TREASURER

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dom Bucci, MD
Enrique Hernandez, MD
Harvey B. Lefton, MD
Cadence Kim, MD
Curtis Miyamoto, MD
Anthony M. Padula, MD, FACS
Stephen R. Permut, MD, JD
Andrew Roberts, MD
John Vasudevan, MD
David A. Sass, MD, FACP
Ricardo Morgenstern, MD
Robert Kucejko, MD
Mustfa Manzur
FIRST DISTRICT TRUSTEE
Lynn Lucas-Fehm, MD, JD
PA Medical Society,

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20	Al Dia Honors PCMS PresidentElect at its Annual Top Doctors
Forum

22	 Guide to Evaluating and

28	 The Importance of Listening
to Patients, Particularyly in
Oncology

Applying to Independent

	Schools

24	 Advancing the Future of

30	Energizing Our Future
Buildings

Medicine by Celebrating Its Past

26	 Direct Primary Care -

Preserving the PatientPhysician Relationship

27	 The Little Guy Who Gets
Legislation Passed

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President-Elect
Michael A. DellaVecchia, MD, PhD, FACS
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mark C. Austerberry
EDITOR

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