Academy of Medicine

of Cincinnati

Your Local Medical Society

A professional association for physicians who practice or live in Hamilton County that, through its additional membership categories, also serves physicians and others in the health care field in surrounding geographic areas.

From left: Matthew Hardin, MD, President-Elect; Carol Egner, MD, President; Gregory Rouan, MD, Past President.

The Voice for Quality Health Care

The Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati, founded in 1857, is a not-for-profit, professional association for physicians who practice or live in Hamilton County, Ohio. The mission of the Academy of Medicine is to advocate on issues affecting physicians’ ability to practice in an environment that fosters the highest quality medicine possible. The Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati is the voice for access to and the provision of quality health care in our community.



Academy Announcements

We frequently post important updates regarding the medical industry, webinars, and upcoming events.

RouanGreg2016 200The Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati has grown and developed over the past several years following the implementation of a strategic plan that allowed us to tactically add value and address the needs of our membership. This was a result of the dedication of our staff and physician leaders.
In 2011, Dr. Tom Maynard reached out to me asking whether I would be interested in learning about the Academy. I owe him a debt of


wine w dinnerSeasons Retirement Community will host Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati members and their significant others at a Food Demonstration and Wine Pairing event on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy the talents of former Golden Lamb Executive Chef Dennis Glosser as he shows you how to prepare easy but healthy meals. Come hungry – there will be sampling. Bob Hull, of Z Place for Wine, will be on hand to


The 3rd Annual Southwest Ohio Internal Medicine Update & Review Course will be held February 22-24, 2019, and March 1-3, 2019, at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center, 151 Goodman Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45219.

The program is a board review course that will provide an intensive review of medicine for physicians preparing for the ABIM initial and recertification examinations. The course will also allow an in-depth review with recent updates for physicians and advanced nurse practitioners practicing internal medicine and other


On November 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP) final rule, which will be published in the Federal Register on November 23, 2018. This is the first year CMS combined the Medicare PFS and QPP rules. CMS published several fact sheets on the final rule including a fact sheet on the QPP changes and a


Executive Leadership

Meet Dr. Carol Egner, president of the 2018-2019 Academy Council and Natalie Peterson, executive director.

I love medicine …

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Thank you so much for this opportunity to serve you. I love medicine. No matter what stage of our career, we are always learning. There is always more to learn. We never know enough. Most young women and men are motivated to choose medicine for altruistic reasons.

Medicine has many advantages:
• It is challenging and diverse;
• Provides a steady career with a much better income than most; and
• Yields


Making the Local Physican Community Stonger in the 21st Century

Academy of Medicine Executive DirectorThe Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati, founded in 1857, has a rich history in the Cincinnati community. The Academy exists to organize, represent, advocate for, and serve physicians of Greater Cincinnati. Over the past several years, we experienced a decline in membership but are now seeing renewed interest with more and more physicians either joining or re-joining their local


Mission Statement

The Academy of Medicine is the professional association that exists to organize, represent, advocate for, and serve physicians of Greater Cincinnati.

-- The Academy of Medicine