Welcome to the Hartford Medical Society

Since its inception in 1846, over 170 years ago, the Hartford Medical Society has espoused a three-pronged mission of learning, camaraderie and community service. Today we support the same objectives by sponsoring lectures, social activities, and outreach in the form of scholarships, mentoring, and medical exhibits.

Our historical library, with volumes dating to the early 1500’s, is housed at the University of Connecticut Health Center. It is a very special collection and a researcher’s delight.

We invite you to enjoy our offerings – library, lectures, social events – and to consider joining us. Visit the HMS Library website anytime.


Next Event:
Brain Injuries and the Future of College Football

Walter Harrison, President Emeritus, University of Hartford
October 11, 2018, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Town and County Club

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Membership for physicians and clinical practice, research/teaching, and training, and all others that have an interest in things medical is only $100 a year.

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2018 Scholarships


2018 Research Award

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Join HMS at the Town and County Club in Hartford on October 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm for dinner and learn about Brain Injuries and the Future of College Football, presented by Walter Harrison, president emeritus of the University of Hartford. Walter Harrison served as the University of Hartford’s president from 1998 until 2017, a period of growth, vitality, and
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Join HMS Members for a fascinating look at how the United States used posters as a method to promote public morale though public service. On April 18, 2018, at 5:00 pm, Susan Wheeler, Curator, Prints and Drawings and Historical Medical Posters at the Yale Medical History Library, will share unique posters from WWI that were
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The Hartford Medical Society will offer a $500 Award at the UConn Medical Student Research Day for the project that shows the most effective research performed to advance community medicine on Monday, February 26, 2018. If you are interested in judging for this award, please let our office know: Email hms@hartfordmedicalsociety.org or call 860.586.7573. All HMS
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