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You're Invited to the Next DOCMS Member Dinner Meeting on February 12, 2020th at the University Club, Durham, NC

Featuring Author Gene Nichol

Sign up by registering online here or by contacting Joy Avery, javery@ncmedsoc.org, (919) 833-3836 ext. 200.

Today, more than 1.5 million North Carolinians live in poverty and more than one in five are children. Behind these sobering statistics are the faces of our fellow citizens. Join the DOCMS as local author Gene Nichol shares the findings of his book, The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina -- his powerful look at the facts about being poor and what many of your patients may face outside of your clinic or hospital.

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

How to Confirm a Mobile Number in Ethos


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:

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

Download the Year in Review (PDF).









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