Greek Independence Day Pictures

Hellenic Medical Societies of Philadelphia, New York and North Jersey to participate in Philadelphia Greek Independence day parade

Members and Friends of the Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia, New York and North Jersey are to participate in the Greek Independence Day parade in Philadelphia on Sunday, March 20th.  Members of the executive board of North Jersey including President Christina Antoniou, President of HMS New York Dr. Nicholas Mezitis and HMS Philadelphia Board members and President Dr. Elias Iliadis are scheduled to parade.  Also Invited are the American Hellenic Lawyers Association members and President Nikitas Moustatas to participate with the medical societies in celebrating Greek Independence.

Please join these professional organizations in celebrating Greek independence!

State of the Debate HealthCare Symposium At Drexel University LeBow School of Business

Co-sponsored by the Hellenic Medical Societyof Philadelphia, American Hellenic Lawyers Association, Greek American Chamber of Commerce and Drexel University LeBow School of Business, over 50 came to become informed and participate in the State of the Debate Health Care Symposium.  Speakers included Keynote Speaker Congressman Robert Andrews, CFO South Jersey Healthcare Mr John Diangelo, Pharmaceutical Consultant Mr Debjit Ghosh, Legal Expert Mr. Vishal Petigara and Moderator Mr Tassos Efstratiades, President of the Federation of Hellenic American Societies of New Jersey.  Lively and constructive discussion served to educate all.  Looking forward to next years topic and discussion.

Health Care Reform Symposium scheduled for Feb 26th, 9am at Drexel University

HMS Philadelphia, in conjunction with Greek American Chamber of Commerce, American Hellenic Lawyers Association and Drexel Lebow School of Business, sponsoring a Health Care Reform Symposium with noted experts discussing the Medical, Legal, Industry and Insurance impact of the new law and Keynote speaker is Congressman Rob Andrews, Chair, Health Care Reform committee.  Please RSVP at and looking forward to this exciting event.

Winter Social at Estia: An Overwhelming Success

The Rescheduled Winter Social took place on Wednesday February 2 and was considered by all accounts to be a social success.  The cocktail hour was attended by nearly 80 people and 57 stayed for dinner! Vasilopita was cut by Father Nektarios of St George Cathedral who also gave the new year’s Blessing.  HMS is fortunate to work with the American Hellenic Lawyers Association and the Greek American Chamber of Commerce for the benefit of the Hellenic Community.  See you at the next event!

Rescheduled Winter Social to February 2nd, 630pm at Estia Restaurant

Due to inclement weather, we have rescheduled to Winter Social to February 2nd at 630pm at Estia Restaurant, Philadelphia PA.

Participants who have pre-paid will be credited for the new date and those who wish a refund should contact the Greek American Chamber of Commerce.  

All cost and details are the same and Vasilopita cutting will occur at the Social.

Please check your schedule and consider attending this wonderful event.

New Address for HMS Philadelphia

In order to better serve our members and friends, the HMS has acquired a new post office box.  This means easier access for board members and faster response to correspondance.

Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia, inc.  PO Box 7564, Philadelphia, PA  19101-7564

Looking forward to serving our members and the community.

Best Regards,

The Board of the Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia

Hellenic Medical Society Awards First Allied Health Professional Student Scholarship

Denis hadjiliadis, Natalie Saffos and Elias Iliadis

HMS Board and Scholarship Award Natalie Saffos

The Scholarship committee and the Board of Directors of the HMS Philadelphia are proud to announce the First Allied Health Professional Scholarship to Ms Natalie Saffos.  Ms Saffos is a fourth year Nursing student at Drexel University School of Nursing.  Her future plans possible include Nurse Anesthesia and we are looking forward to great things from Natalie.  She looks forward to staying active in the HMS.  Congrats Natalie!

Hellenic Medical Society participates in Joint Christmas Party Hosted by Hellenic University Club.

Nearly 200 Greek American professionals shared Christmas cheer at the Union league in center city Philadelphia.  Good food, Greek Music and non-stop mingling made for an excellent event.  I would like to thank the President of the Hellenic University Club, Ms Georgia Chletcos,  for including the various civic organizations and coordinating this event.  We look forward to participating next year.

 During the Christmas party, the Board of Directors and the Scholarship committee chairman Denis Hadjiliadis MD presented our 2010 Allied Health Professional student scholarship to Ms Natalie Saffos. 

 We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New year.

Global Hellenic Medical and Biosciences Network meeting, New York, December 3-4 2010

Dear Members and Friends of the Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia,

The 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of the Global Hellenic Medical and Biosciences Network sponsored by the Federation of Hellenic Medical Societies of North America at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City on December 3, 2010 was very successful in networking the Hellenic physicians and bioscientists, offering continuing medical eduacation, furthering the communication with Greek physicians and bioscientists, and becoming a model for other Hellenic professional networks to organize.

On Saturday, December 4, 2010 the community health outreach at Astoria, Queens Hellenic medical offices offered new opportunities for screening of patients for diabetes, hypertension, and women’s health problems.  Over 150 physicians and bioscientists enrolled for the conference to learn from thirty high quality bioscientific presentations and excellent panel discussions.

The U.S Department of Health by its reprentative Health Policy Coordinator Ms. Ekaterini Malliou congratulated the Federation of Hellenic Medical Societies of North America and the Global Hellenic Medical and Biosciences Network for its theme New Advances in Medicine and Community Health.

The Greek American Leadership was present at the Official Opening Ceremony.  His Eminence Archbishop Dimitrios of America offered Continue reading