Medical Society Of The District Of Columbia Physician Health Program

Telephone:  (256) 673-2747
Fax: (202) 452-1542

1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004.


  • Charles Samenow, MD, Chairman, Physician Health Committee
  • Steve Carreras, PhD, MSW, Clinical Case Manager
  • John Reilly, Vice Chairman, Physician Health Committee
  • Volunteer Committee of 10-12 physicians 

Program Structure

This program is operated by:

  • State medical society

Does this program have a formal contractual relationship with the state medical board?

  • No

Program Services

Types of disease, illness, or conditions monitored:

  • Substance Use
  • Mental health
  • Behavioral health problems
  • Sexual misconduct and/or boundary violations
  • Physical illness

Populations served:

  • Physicians – M.D.
  • Physicians – D.O.
  • Families of physicians
  • Medical students
  • Residents
  • Podiatrists
  • Physician assistants


Primary sources of funding for this program:

  • State medical society
  • Malpractice insurance companies
  • Hospital and private contributions
  • Participant Fees


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