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Message from DOCMS President Ronnie Laney, MD

April 2020 Meeting Postponed

Dear Members of the Durham-Orange County Medical Society, Due to the continued outbreak of SARS-cov-2, we have decided to postpone our April meeting. We are working to find a suitable future date and will keep you updated. However, as this is a quickly evolving situation, we have made no further decisions. We apologize for the inconvenience and wish everyone well.

Thank you,
Ronnie Laney, MD
President, Durham-Orange County Medical Society


NEW BENEFIT FOR DOCMS MEETING ATTENDEES: CME NOW AVAILABLE!

The DOCMS is happy to announce another benefit of membership: through the end of the year, each DOCMS meeting is now accredited through the Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development for one hour of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM! If you are interested in taking advantage of this CME opportunity, please see instructions below; logging in and submitting the required information to Duke OneLink will be necessary before each DOCMS meeting you plan to attend.

How to Register for a Duke OneLink Account

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DOCMS Leaders Talk about Health Issues on WCHL - The Hill

Several DOCMS health care leaders have recently spoken with interviewer Aaron Keck on local radio station WCHL - The Hill, partnering in an effort to create a "City of Health." Have a listen to their informative talks:

NEW! Dr. Charlie Monteiro shares the latest on how COVID-19 is impacting the medical field and community at large and offers advice on what to do if symptoms arise. Listen now...(March 2020)

Dr. Rachel Keever about Heart Health Listen here...(Feb. 2020)

Dr. Sheila Allison on Breast Cancer Awareness Month Listen here...

Dr. Charlie Monteiro on the issue of vaping Listen to his interview...(Oct. 2019)

Dr. Ronnie Laney and Dr. Andy Kubinski on back-to-school health Click here to listen...(Sept. 2019)

Dr. John Dykers on immunizations Listen to his interview...(Aug. 2019)

Dr. Mohan Chilukuri on health prevention: Click to listen... (June 2019)

Dr. David Gregg and Dr. Ronnie Laney on emergency room visits versus urgent care visits Click to listen... (Feb. 2019)

President Khalil Tanas on #MeToo and Mental Health Listen to his interview... (Nov. 2018)

Past President Holly Biola and "Hometown Hero" Talks about High Blood Pressure Listen to her interview... (Dec. 2018)

DOCMS Board Member Charlie Monteiro Talks about Health Issues that Could Arise Due to a Natural Disaster Listen to his interview... (Sept. 2018)

Dr. Kunal Mitra on the importance of vaccinations Click to listen...(May 2016)



2018 DOCMS Year in Review

Take a look back at the past year's successes

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