News & Press Releases

CCMS Media Contact: April Donahue, Executive Director, 239-435-7727

Dr. Catherine Kowal named CCMS Physician of the Year

Dr. Catherine Kowal named CCMS Physician of the Year

CCMS is pleased to announce that Catherine Kowal, M.D. is the recipient of the 8th Annual CCMS Physician of the Year Award, which honors a CCMS member who deserves special recognition for exemplary contributions to the practice of medicine and/or outstanding service to our community.

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CCMS Physician Wellness Program receives $20,000 Contribution, Offers Service to Non-Member Physicians

CCMS Physician Wellness Program receives $20,000 Contribution, Offers Service to Non-Member Physicians

This fall, the Southwest Florida Physicians Association (SWFPA) contributed $20,000 to support the CCMS Physician Wellness Program, which features confidential, convenient, cost-free access to professional psychological services for all Medical Society physician members. During the COVID-19 pandemic, CCMS has also extended these services to physicians in the county who are not currently members.

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Women in Medicine 2021

Women in Medicine 2021

When Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman physician in the United States, graduated from medical school in 1849, I bet she would little suspect the number of women who would be physicians today or that a month would be dedicated to celebrating our contributions.

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