The Peoria Medical Society was organized in 1848 and is
the oldest continuous county medical society in Illinois. Its outstanding achievement
has been a real benefit to the development of organized medicine in this
state and in the mid-west.
Peoria Medical Society 2017
President: James M. Jeffries, III, MD, FACS
DOCTORS in ILLINOIS
Physicians, hospitals, liability insurers and patients
rallied around solutions to Illinois’ access to medical care
crisis, calling for passage of a bipartisan bill to repair our state’s
broken litigation system and “Keep Doctors in Illinois."
At the February 1, 2005 news conference held in Chicago and Springfield,
legislation was introduced that would address the crisis. Illinois State Medical Society