Durham-Orange Medical Society News:

"What Inspires You?" - Wednesday, April 11 DOCMS Membership Dinner and Meeting

Featuring E. Harvey Estes, MD and Nora Dennis, MD

The Durham-Orange County Medical Society welcomes the medical community to its bimonthly membership meetings and lecture series. This year, speakers will share the personal inspirations and motivations behind their practice of medicine. Come learn more about your peers and perhaps find some inspiration yourself!

Guest Speakers: Harvey Estes, MD and Nora Dennis, MD on what inspires them in and outside of clinical patient care.

Harvey Estes, MD, is a pioneer of the physician assistant profession, family medicine residency programs and in preventive medicine. Now retired as an internist and cardiologist, he dedicated his career to placing family physicians, PAs and nurse practitioners into medically under-served communities. Dr. Estes has served in many leadership positions in North Carolina and nationally.

Nora Dennis, MD, is a psychiatrist who has spent her career at Duke. She has published articles on burnout among psychiatry residents. She is viewed by her peers as passionate about her career and insightful.

Dr. Estes and Dr. Dennis will share their inspiration and aspirations with the DOCMS community.

Register now online or RSVP to Joy Avery, (919) 833-3836.

Nominations Wanted for the Jerry Nance Community Service Award

The Jerry Nance Community Service Award recognizes our community's unsung volunteer heroes who meaningfully improve the health and well-being in these counties. Four awards may be given to a Medical Student, Non-physician, Resident Physician and Physician. Guidelines for selection are broad. Consideration will be given to outstanding direct service activities (no monetary compensation for nominated volunteer's work). Medical professionals will be considered for their efforts outside their "usual and expected" professional duties.

The award, a framed certificate with a $250 check payable to its recipient will be presented in April 2018.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 2, 2018.

Download a nomination form.

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