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HMS Scholarship Award

Since 2014, The Hartford Medical Society has proudly endowed a medical student scholarship through the UConn Foundation each year. Scholarships are given to first-year medical students and fellows, supporting the…

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HMS 2022 Annual Meeting Highlights

President Bernard Kosto welcomed nearly 70 attendees to the Hartford Medical Society’s 2022 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 13, at the beautiful Pond House Café in West Hartford.    Executive…

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HMS Newsletter Summer 2022 Edition

A Message from Dr. Bernard Kosto As we emerge from the pandemic bubble into the world of coping with COVID-19 variants we march forward while staying safe, with programming, membership, and…

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HMS Newsletter Winter 2022 Edition

A Message from Dr. Bernard Kosto Since its founding in 1846, the Hartford Medical Society has managed, through bequests from members and families, to accumulate an impressive number of medical artifacts.…

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Notes on Pandemics and Vaccination

By Ira Spar, MD The American pandemic of Yellow Fever lasted 250 years, and neither its cause by virus nor transmission by mosquitoes was known. High fevers, severe jaundice, and…

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Independent Thinking on Independence Day

The evolution of clinical medicine that was true to empirical observations but was not mere empiricism, and simultaneously scientific, i.e., based on reproducible, objective measurements, both qualitative and quantitative, of…

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