Dr. Nancy Cummings Elected President of Maine Medical Association
Dr. Cummings is the 160th president of the association
October 19, 2011
Dr. Nancy Cummings
At its annual session held on September 10 in Bar Harbor, members of the Maine Medical Association elected Nancy Cummings, MD of Wilton as president of the association for the coming year. Dr. Cummings is an orthopaedic surgeon who provides medical care at Franklin Health Orthopaedics and at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Dr. Cummings is the 160th president of the association which was established in 1853.
A native of Connecticut, Dr. Cummings is a graduate of Bates College (1981) and received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. She completed a six-year orthopaedic surgeon residency at Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Program in Boston. She was the first female chief resident in the history of orthopedics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is the fourth female president of the Maine Medical Association.
As president of the 3,500 member physician association, Dr. Cummings will serve as the primary spokesperson for physicians in the state. The Association’s mission is to support Maine physicians, advance the quality of medicine in the state and promote the health of all Maine citizens. It is the largest physician organization in the state.
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