Annual Meeting

Winnebago County Medical Society Annual Meeting and Vendor’s Fair Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Keynote Speaker.

Seven Pillars Approach

Improving Patient Safety & Decreasing Liability through Transparency.
By - Timothy McDonald, MD, JD.

Community Involvement

Fit Families Task Force oversees a school based program that deals with childhood obesity


The Winnebago County Medical Society is a professional membership organization of physicians who provide medical care to the people of Winnebago County.

Upcoming Events

March 30, 2015

Doctor's Day

April 8, 2015

Research Day - Winnebago County Medical Society co-hosts with University of Illinois Rockford

April 12 - 13, 2015

Charisma - WCMS Alliance Fund Raiser Giovanni's

Past Events

February 23, 2015

Winnebago County Medical Society Board of Directors Meeting, at Medical Society office, 6:30 pm

January 31, 2015

Illinois State Medical Society Board of Trustee meeting Chicago

The society addresses issues of importance to our membership including physician ethics, physician/patient relationship, patient advocacy, and state and national legislation. We represent physicians in every specialty of medicine.

Founded in 1846 as the Rockford Medical Association, the Winnebago County Medical Society was organized in 1881 and chartered by the Illinois State Medical Society in 1903. We currently support a membership of 350 representing every specialty of medicine.

Christopher M. Gibbs, MD

Dr. Gibbs is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and is affiliated with Rockford Gastroenterology Associates.