Methuen resident/Pentucket physician Kenneth Adams, M.D. is honored by Essex North District Medical Society as 2017 Community Clinician of the Year

 

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Waltham – March 20 – Methuen resident Kenneth G. Adams, M.D., F.A.C.C., a physician with Pentucket Medical Associates, has been honored by his physician peers of the Essex North District Medical Society as the district’s 2017 Community Clinician of the Year.  He will receive the award at the district’s annual meeting on March 30 at the DiBurro’s Function Facility in Haverhill.

The award was established in 1998 by the Massachusetts Medical Society to recognize a physician from each of the Society’s 20 district medical societies who has made significant contributions to his or her patients and the community.  The Essex North District Medical Society, one of 20 district societies that are part of the Massachusetts Medical Society, has some 400 physician members who work or live in the communities of northern Essex County.

Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Adams is a cardiologist with Pentucket Medical Associates (PMA), a multi-specialty group practice and member of the Partners Healthcare System that serves patients throughout the Merrimack Valley.   He joined the practice in 1984, was appointed its medical director in 2007.  He also serves as a member of the Partners Healthcare Community Performance Oversight Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of PMA.

Dr. Adams is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, a Founding Member of the Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and a longstanding member of the American Heart Association.

He earned a B.A. from Rutgers University, graduating summa cum laude and as a Henry Rutgers Scholar and member of Phi Beta Kappa, an M.A. from State University of New York at Stony Brook, and his M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

The Massachusetts Medical Society, with some 25,000 physicians and student members, is dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. The Society, under the auspices of NEJM Group, publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and Journal Watch alerts and newsletters covering 13 specialties. The Society is also a leader in continuing medical education providing accredited and certified activities across the globe for physicians and other health care professionals.  Founded in 1781, MMS is the oldest continuously operating medical society in the country. For more information please visit www.massmed.org, www.nejm.org, or www.jwatch.org. 

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