In 1856, ten physicians in Honolulu petitioned for, and received from King Kamehameha IV, a petition for charter of incorporation of a “society in Honolulu for the encouragement and cultivation of medical science…devoted to the collection and diffusion of medical knowledge, the advancement of the interests and usefulness of the medical profession and cultivation of harmony and good feelings among its members…”
The Honolulu County medical Society is a professional organization whose members practice in the City and County of Honolulu
"A Voice of One, the Strength of Many"
The HCMS mission is to bring together the physicians of the city and county of Honolulu into one organization for the purposes of: promoting collegial interaction among physicians, fostering and promoting the interests of its members and their patients, promoting the betterment of public health, and maintaining the high standards of medical practice through peer review.
Your membership in the HMA/HCMS offers you many benefits!
DocBook, MD – phone application offering a HIPAA compliant communication information sharing system between member physicians. FREE for members.
Physicians Exchange of Hawaii annual discount. The annual discount actually exceeds the HCMS portion of overall membership dues.
Peer Review Program to protect your practice and your reputation.
Advocacy: Priceless, strong, effective political advocacy at the State Legislature to provide HMA members with a powerful voice for the enactment of just medical laws.
CME: 15 HMA-accredited programs offered statewide.
Public Health education and community advocacy opportunities.
Discounts at Hertz, Alamo, Outrigger Hotels, MBNA and more!
Dental Plans: Option to participate in the HMA Dental Plan with HI Dental Services.
American Medical Association: Important representation at the national level.