Clark County Medical Society

CCMS Board Member in the News

Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County Public Health Officer and CCMS board member, was interviewed in this February 24 article in The Columbian, “Melnick: Clark County near bottom of vaccine allocation in Washington,” by Wyatt Stayner.

Dr. Melnick appeared in a follow up article, “Clark County providers to receive thousands of vaccine doses by next week,” also by Wyatt Stayner.

CCMS recommends you refer eligible patients to the Clark County Public Health website, which provides a list of ways people can identify where to get vaccine, including a link to the DOH locator:

Inspired Healthcare Begins in Clark County

The mission of the Clark County Medical Society is to improve the health and quality of life for Clark County residents by supporting the professional, social, and legislative priorities of Clark County physicians. We are a member-driven association which represents the interests of physicians, physician assistants, and the patients whom we treat here in Clark County. We are your advocates in Olympia both in the legislature and the regulatory arenas.

The Clark County Medical Society Board understands what a challenge- both personally and professionally- the past few years has been. We are listening to your concerns and want to be an invaluable resource for ALL healthcare providers in Clark County. This year, we offer you a membership of $50.00 for MD and DOs and$20.00 for PAs. Join us and see what we are about!

Becoming a CCMS member has never been easier. Please visit: To pay dues, you will need to access your WSMA account profile via the WSMA website. It’s a breeze to join/renew by signing in with your existing username and password. If you’re a first-time user of the WSMA website, follow the directions on the join/renew page to proceed.

While we strongly encourage you to join both WSMA and CCMS, you can also join/renew with CCMS only online! It’s as easy as 1,2,3:

  1. Log into your Account Profile page here:
  2. Navigate to “My Profile.”
  3. Click the “Pay County Dues Only” button on the left hand side and enter your payment information.

And you’re done!

We thank you for your continued support of CCMS, and we look forward to what we can accomplish together in 2023-2024.

Bruce Andison, MD
CCMS President

COVID-19 Response

The Washington State Medical Association (WSMA), Washington state officials, and the state’s health care community have joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in responding to an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Initially detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China in December 2019, COVID-19 is now spreading in Washington state and other U.S. locations.

WSMA has a dedicated COVID-19 resource page that features patient and professional resources:

The ACCME has compiled a list of educational resources about COVID-19 for physicians, all of which include CME credit. The education consists of online courses, video, or articles, and most of these resources are free: