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the duval county medical society exists for one reason:
The Duval County Medical Society was founded in 1853 by Jacksonville physicians hoping to come together to solve a public health crisis. In the more than 160 years since, DCMS physicians have led the way in caring for the health of our city, state and nation.
DCMS Members have been leaders in organized medicine around the world, including numerous presidents of such groups as the Florida Medical Association, American Medical Association and World Medical Association.
By joining the DCMS, you are joining a legacy of daring and caring leaders who have helped to transform the delivery of healthcare across the world.
…and we’re not done yet. DCMS continues to develop future leaders in healthcare with programs for everyone from residents to seasoned professionals. We look forward to helping you see the future of medicine, and helping you care for the health of our community.
DCMS Member Benefits:
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION:DCMS has a number of options for members to access CME credits. Every month, the DCMS provides a new free CME opportuny for members. The free tests are available on the DCMS CME Portal. Non-members pay $55 per test. The portal includes required CME such as Prevention of Medical Errors and HIV, along with a variety of General Education credits. Would you like to author a CME article? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CME events are also held throughout the year, giving members an opportunity to obtain live CME credits. When it comes time to record all that CME to CE Broker website, you can take advantage of the DCMS Member discount ($10 off all subscriptions).
LIFEBRIDGE: CONFIDENTIAL PHYSICIAN WELLNESS:
The LifeBridge: Confidential Physician Wellness program is designed to address the seriousness of physician burnout in our community. The DCMS Foundation offers a 24/7 wellness line (904-447-LIFE), through which DCMS members can access free & completely confidential coaching services. Our counselors are experienced in coaching healthcare professionals and offer flexible hours and availability. The DCMS also has a variety of online resources
to address emotional stress and work burnout.
DCMS MEMBERSHIP EVENTS & DISCOUNTS:
Learn about the latest in medicine, receive updates on legislation that impacts your practice, earn CME, share a meal with your colleagues and loved ones, or tailgate at a Jaguars game. These are just a few of the exciting events we hold for our DCMS members throughout the year! Presenters range from local physicians, the President of the American Medical Association, or nationally-recognized speakers.
DCMS members always receive discounted event tickets. Log in to see your member pricing!
Also, be sure to add dcms [at] dcmsonline.org to your safe senders list on email to ensure you receive updates on meetings and special events.
DCMS INSURANCE CO-OP:
As a DCMS member, you may be eligible to participate in the DCMS Insurance Co-Op for significant discounts on health insurance for you and your staff. Email us for more information.
The DCMS staff works closely with physicians and lawmakers from around the state of Florida to promote legislation which benefits physicians and their patients. Our DCMS physician delegation to the Florida Medical Association and American Medical Association work also works year-round on your behalf! Interested in serving? Email Marissa.
WEEKLY LEGISLATIVE WEBINARS:
During the Legislative Session, our staff provides weekly updates on the debates taking place in Tallahassee that will impact the practice of medicine in Florida. Members are invited to participate in weekly webinars each Friday at 12 p.m. EST. This is a great opportunity to learn about our legislative priorities and how you can participate in the process. Click here for the webinars.
Can't attend a Legislative Webinar, but still need information about the Legislative Session? We've developed the DCMS Advocacy Hotline. Call (813) 215-7140 and speak with DCMS Chief Executive Officer Fraser Cobbe directly regarding your questions and concerns.
NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA SUBSCRIPTION DISCOUNT:
Do you like to keep up with the latest health policy and political news? DCMS members receive a significant discount on News Service of Florida subscriptions. The regular annual fee for NSF is $1,095; DCMS members pay just $300 per year. To take advantage of the discount, contact us.
CAREER CENTER:Whether you are trying to expand your practice or looking to make a move, the DCMS career center is your access to the top medical job board in the country. Posting your resume is free. Members can also post jobs or resumes to the site at a discounted rate. To post a job, post a CV, or simply review current job opportunities, visit the DCMS Career Center today.
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY:DCMS has a long history of physician leadership, from the Florida Medical Association to the World Medical Association, from pioneering private practices to hospital executives. The DCMS Leadership Academy is a program designed to give physicians the leadership skills necessary to be more effective employers, Board members and community leaders. The Academy is open to all physicians, but DCMS Members receive a substantial discount. To learn more, visit our DCMS Leadership Academy page.
LIFE AFTER RESIDENCY CONFERENCE:Duval County is home to more than 400 medical residents every year. While these young physicians are working hard every day learning to practice medicine, the most common request we hear is for education about what happens AFTER Residency. The Life After Residency program is a one day seminar that shows residents the best way to transition to life after their program ends. Topics include finding the perfect job, negotiating the perfect contract and managing student loan debt. This program is FREE for resident members of the DCMS.
REFERRALS & MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY:The DCMS website is a go-to source for the public to find physicians. Residents can search our "Find a Physician" database by zip code and specialty at dcmsonline.org. You can also include a headshot and other important information in your profile! The DCMS also partners with the Jacksonville & Northeast Florida Healthcare Guide to provide special recognition for DCMS members.
MEMBERSHIP MAILING LISTS:Whether you are marketing an event or changing your office location, sometimes you need to communicate with your entire referral network at once. That’s where the DCMS Membership Mailing list can save you time and money. Members can receive a one-time use mailing list of members for only $125. That’s a savings of more than $1,300 (That’s like getting your dues for free for the next four years!)
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