Pueblo County Medical Society
All Correspondence: 1925 E Orman Ave - A448, Pueblo, CO 81004
Phone: 719-281-6073, Fax: 866-468-5793
WELCOME TO THE PCMS WEBSITE
Advocates for Physicians and Their Patients
Pueblo County Medical Society (PCMS) was organized August 20th, 1881 and chartered by the Colorado Medical Society on September 20th, 1969. Currently 283 plus physicians of the PCMS represent all medical specialties and are on staff at local hospitals and in group and solo practices throughout Pueblo County
Pueblo County is in the Southeastern area of Colorado on I-25 just 2 hours south of Denver and 45 minutes south of Colorado Springs. It enjoys 350 days of sunshine each year. Pueblo, the county seat, has a population of about 142,000 and medically serves approximately a quarter of a million Coloradoans. It is a short drive to the mountains, New Mexico, Kansas and Texas.
Home of the "Home of Heros" National Congressional Medal of Honor Museum, Pueblo has had the most Medal of Honor winners of any city in the U.S. and was host to the 2000 meeting of surviving Medal of Honor winners.
Pueblo County Medial Society has had distinguished members who served as President of the Colorado Medical Society:
Dr. Pembroke Thombs, Surgeon (1882-83)
Dr. Hubert Work, GP (1894-95) and became the first Coloradoan
to serve as President of the AMA
Dr. Richard Corwin, Surgeon/Educator (1901-02)
Dr. John Black, Industrial Surgeon (1912-13)
Dr. J. Crum Edler, Radiology (1922-23)
Dr. William Senger, GP (1929-30)
Dr. George Unfug, GP (1945-46)
Dr. Althia Morgan, OB/GYN (2004-05)
PCMS has one member physician who sits on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Medical Society and 12 members who serve as Delegates to the CMS House of Delegates.
Pueblo County is the location of the Pueblo Reservoir, the largest lake and water recreation area in the state. It is part of the Frying-Pan Arkansas Project built by the U.S. Corps of Engineers. The photo shown is of our new HARP (Historic Arkansas River Project), a park area waterway in downtown Pueblo.
Questions about PCMS can be referred to:
Executive Director: Roger Watkins
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