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CONGRATULATIONS! Natalia Ortiz-Torrent, MD, FAPA, FAPM, FPCP – The 159th President of The Philadelphia County Medical Society.

Dr. Ortiz was sworn into office by current President, James L. Cristol, MD, during the PCMS Board Meeting, via Zoom on June 18, 2020, with her husband, Michael Castagna, RN, MSEd by her side.


Dr. Ortiz is the 8th woman elected to the highest office and the first Hispanic Woman President in the Society’s History. Dr. Ortiz is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Medical Director, Consultation & Liaison Psychiatry, Temple University Hospital.



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SILAMP Health resources for patients, children, and medical professionals regarding Covid-19.

Scholarship Applications

Will re-open in Spring 2021

For 16 years, SILAMP has granted scholarships to students in healthcare. Get Involved!

Latino Community Outreach

SILAMP provides education to the Latino community about medical conditions that affect them through radio, social media, health fairs, and workshops.

SILAMP Membership

"It takes a village!"

Join us to fulfill our mission of diversity in healthcare and education for the wellness of the underrepresented Latin community.

Dr. Carlos Finlay
Medical Conference

Our annual CME accredited international medical conference honoring Dr. Carlos Finlay to share pertinent information to the Latino-American medical society. 

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Mentor A Student

Become a medical mentor

and make a difference in the education of the future healthcare workers.

Scholarship Gala
Will reopen in 2021.

For 16 years SILAMP has granted scholarships to students in healthcare.

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Past Events

Puerto Rico Mission

SILAMP members joined in the efforts to help those effected by the hurricanes in Puerto Rico in 2017.

Veterans Suicide Summit

2019 Dr Carlos Finlay's Conference was "Effective Response to the Veterans Suicide Crisis". Healthcare professionals, veterans, civic, public and community leaders addressed this call to action.



Our Mission

Dr. Natalia Ortiz,  


Chief of Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Temple School of Medicine

SILAMP President

Our Mission is to:

 To promote careers in healthcare in Latin American students by providing scholarships and mentorship
 To promote the education of the Latin American community on healthcare topics that affect them via health fairs, public press releases social media, newspaper, radio, TV, and workshops

  To promote the continued education of healthcare providers via programs such as our Dr. Carlos Finlay Multidisciplinary Medical Conference or in partnership with other professional organizations, and universities


To provide a sense of community to the healthcare providers

through networking events, collaborative projects, and friendship 

 To maintain an open professional relationship with other medical organizations and companies that are interested in the Latino American healthcare at the local, regional, national, and international levels. This will promote access to updated developments in research and medical protocols to better serve the Latino community. It will also give access to resources and collaborative initiatives to promote careers in healthcare, mentorship, and advocacy initiatives.

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