Notice on Proposed Bylaws Change at NHMS Annual Conference

October 6, 2017

Dear NHMS Members, 

This notice is to inform you of proposed changes to the NHMS Bylaws that would formally recognize the reconstitution of the Benevolence Fund under the John P. Bowler, MD Memorial Library into the Bowler-Bartlett Foundation as the charitable, educational and scientific 501(c)3 organization of the New Hampshire Medical Society. The proposed changes to the NHMS Bylaws can be found at

The NHMS Council has voted to approve these changes, which in accordance with Article 19 of the Bylaws, are to be ratified at the NHMS General Session on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Mill Falls at the Lake in Meredith, NH, by a majority vote of all the members present. 

A description of the Bowler-Bartlett Foundation’s mission, its physician namesakes and recent initiatives can be found on page 18 of the October/November 2017 edition of the NHMS Physicians’ Bi-Monthly magazine and at

You are encouraged to participate in this process at the 2017 NHMS Annual Conference where you can also earn your required 3 opioid-prescribing CME credits, November 3-5, at Mill Falls at the Lake in Meredith, NH. Register Today

Should you have any questions or like further information about the Bowler-Bartlett Foundation, please contact me at 603.224.1909 or


James G. Potter

Executive Vice President