Welcome to the Palm Beach County Medical Society!

PBCMS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to uniting physicians to serve the common interest of the profession, developing and maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards of the medical profession, advocating the interests of physicians and their patients, and collaborating with others to improve the community’s health.

Urgent Medical Supplies Needed

The Bahamas needs help following Hurricane Dorian. The Palm Beach County Medical Society will be accepting donations medical supplies at the PBCMS office located at 3540 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 101, West Palm Beach Florida, Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Contact the PBCMS office at [email protected] or call 561-433-3940 with any questions. We will not be accepting other items at this location. Thank you. 

Medical Supplies Needed


Volunteer Opportunities

Bahamas Relief Cruise Volunteer Applications
If you are selected to participate in a Bahamas Relief Cruise, you will be notified by email.

Thank you to the Helpers 

A special thank you to the to the physicians and healthcare professionals who volunteered for the Bahamas Celebration Humanitarian Cruise. Special mention to Rena Amro, MD for organizational leadership, and Craig Vogel, DO for saving a life by assessing and arranging for middle of night airlift to Jackson Memorial of a Bahamian passenger/hurricane victim on his way to WPB. Thank you to Melyssa Hancock, MD for setting up a GoFundMe, NSIBR Hurricane Medical Relief. We would also like to thank Robert Borrego, MD, David Campbell, MD, Kenneth A Scheppke, MD, FAAEM, and Robert Tome, MD.


Margareta Advani Hussain Email-Rawjim, MD Maureen McClain, RN Brent Schillinger, MD
Liz Amaya Gail Felice-Cassas, PA Joann McGinnis, LPN Penny Butler Schillinger
Rena Amro, MD Matt Ferenc, MD Pablo Guzman, MD Bradley Schulte, DO
Lauren Barnes Victor Freire Pamela Meyer Gaettamp Scuderi, MD
Shanel Bhagwandin, MD Kent Goby Angelica Napolitano, MD David Siebert
Stephanie Bhagwandin, RN William Gustave, MD Vicki Norton Lauren Stein, DO
Sara Bierschenk, ARNP Melyssa Hancock, MD Sadia Peck Tanya Steinlage
William Bierschenk Patricia Ann Harding, MD Lyonne Pierre Amanda Sturdhill, RN
Kristen Borchetta, DO Cathy Harrington Ashton Pike David Summers, RN
David Brodner, MD Patience Ann Marie James, DO Justin Rafael, MD Arthur Vercillo, MD
Eric Brythe Dena Jenne, RN Shirin Rawji, DDS Craig Vogel, DO
Christine M. L Curran, DO Robert Kent, DO Brittany Reidy Matthew Vogel
Hope Dillon Zahra Kent, DPM Karen Reyes Jaime Walker
James Donatelli Ekaterina Kostioukhina, MD Maribel Rosalez Brad Williams, RN
Kettelyne Dorceus-Michel Kim Leyendecker, ARNP Annette Santiago, MD  
Ashlei Dunn, RN Tim Leyendecker Lonna Sare, ARNP  





How PBCMS Can Help You

PBCMS has been a trusted leader in addressing health care issues facing physicians since 1919.   

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PBCMS Board of Directors Physician Statements 

Click here to read the PBCMS Board of Directors Physician Statement on Gun Violence 

Click here to read the PBCMS Board of Directors Opioid Position Statement  

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Hepatitis A Information 

The Department of Health launched a series of informational resources for the general public on Hepatitis A activity. Please see below. 

The Hepatitis A information line is available to the public to answer questions regarding Hepatitis A activity in Florida. The information line is available Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm EST during normal business hours. The toll free number is 1-844-CALL-DOH  (844-225-5364) 

An email address [email protected] is available for written questions from the public. 

A DOH webpage dedicated to Hepatitis A information is live on our website at http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/vaccine-preventable-disease/hepatitis-a/index.html

Alert for Health Care Providers 

Click here for information on how to protect yourself from Hepatitis A.  

FMA News

Mandatory Opioid CME Information
Mandatory consultation of PDMP database went into effect July 1, 2018. The following are opportunities for the Mandatory Opioid CME that are available.

Florida Medical Association
Controlled Substance Prescribing Course for MD/DO - https://flmedical.inreachce.com/Details/Information/c64bbce1-c037-4008-b6bd-1204fd149224 

Florida Department of Health HB21 FAQ - http://www.flhealthsource.gov/FloridaTakeControl/faqs

Baptist Health South Florida CME Portal and Online Learning Program 
The Baptist Health Online Learning Program appreciates the opportunity to be able to provide the Prescribing Controlled Substances course to Palm Beach County allopathic and osteopathic physicians – at no charge. The direct URL to all relicensure courses on the Baptist Health CME Portal is Compliance.BaptistHealth.net. Please contact the Baptist Health CME Department by email [email protected] or phone 786-596-2398. Click here for more information.