February 6, 2024

Important Updates

Bicentennial By-Line

As we approach our bicentennial year in 2024, our entire 200 year history is now showcased on our website.
We also want to share with you what was happening with the AMCNO in each decade. In 1985-1989:

•  Academy lobbies in support of the No-Smoking Ordinance in Cleveland.
•  Academy launches AIDS Project: prevention education for local physicians on AIDS/HIV.
•  Academy physicians appear on the Health Exchange television show, physicians answered 1,200 calls live on the air from public.
•  Wilma F. Bergfeld, M.D. elected first female President of the Academy.
•  Academy appears at Cleveland City Council hearing and on Dick Feagler television show, in support of alcohol warnings for pregnant women.
•  Academy develops mini-internship program to help political and business leaders experience firsthand the practice of medicine.

AMCNO Bicentennial Gala

  • Founded in 1824, the AMCNO is one of the oldest medical societies in the country. We will be celebrating this historic achievement with several events including a Bicentennial Gala on May 4, 2024 at the Cleveland History Center! A full listing of events leading up to the Gala, as well as an historical timeline of the AMCNO, can be found on our website

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