Why Join HCMA?

For 230 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

Resource Links:

Hartford County Medical Association Legislative Priorities for 2022


HCMA Capital Update:   May 5, 2022

Effective October 1, 2022, Certified Medical Assistants will be Able to Administer Vaccine.

We are pleased to report the County Medical Association’s perseverance in seeking legislation that will allow medical assistants to administer vaccines
finally paid off!

HB 5500 – Passed both the House and the Senate and almost assuredly it will be signed by the governor as it is a massive bill that encompasses many items  including the language for Medical Assistants.

Click here to see the bill and go to Section 47 starting on line 1425.

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.