Why Join HCMA?

For 231 years, HCMA has represented the voice of Hartford County physicians and their patients. We offer not just a wealth of benefits, like networking events, discounts, action alerts and workshops, we also give you and your patients a way to get involved in the fight for the future of health care.


HCMA Legislative Happenings


HCMA  VIRTUAL  Physician Advocacy Day
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2023 – 8:00 to 9:00 AM 

Join your colleagues to meet with your State Legislators to communicate the best health policy solution for you and your patients.


  • Insurers, not medical practices, to collect co-
    payment from patients and insurers to fully
    reimburse physicians.
  • Reduce the administrative burden of the prior
    authorization process.
  • Reduce, not increase, the cost of professional
    medical liability insurance.
  • Improve the environment for the recruitment and
    retention of physicians.

President’s Corner

Hartford County Medical Association

President 2022-2023

Frank A. Santoro, MD

Dr. Santoro is affiliated with Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT. He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Dermatology Foundation. He is the current Medical Director of Dermatology at HHC MG.