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Residents' Corner


duval county is home to more than 400 medical residents every year. the dcms supports these residents & fellows in a variety of ways!

The Duval County Medical Society recognizes that resident and fellow members have unique needs.

That's why we offer a variety of events tailored specifically to the interests of young physicians! 

resident membership is just $25 and lasts until your residency or fellowship is complete!

not a member? join today by contacting! 

Life After Residency:

While 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 focuses on showing 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.

View a sampling of the presentations from past Life After Residency Seminars here: 

"Oh My God-I Have to Get a Real Job Now" -Dr. Nitesh Paryani

"You Only Get Once Chance" -Dr. John Presutti

"MedMal. Because It Happens to Everyone" -Mr. Don Wood

Beers with Peers:

Beers with Peers is a fun social event for medical residents and fellows to enjoy time with their colleagues outside the office. Thanks to our gracious sponsors, residents can enjoy a few cold drinks, while networking and learning about the Duval County Medical Society. Past events have included Halloween and St. Patrick's Day themes, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp games, and trivia nights.

Beers with Peers is held throughout the year so stay tuned to our events page for our next event!

Poster Presentations at the Future of Healthcare Conference:

Each year, the DCMS offers opportunities for residents and fellows to present their research. The poster session takes place at the annual Future of Healthcare Conference. Poster presentations are judged and cash prizes are awarded to the physicians with the highest scores.

This is a great opportunity for residents and fellows to showcase their research on a local level in the Northeast Florida medical community.

DCMS Jaguars Tailgate Party:

The Duval County Medical Society Jaguars Tailgate Party is open to all DCMS members but is a popular event for residents and fellows. Purchasing a ticket for this event includes your game ticket and admission to the tailgate with free food and drinks! 


Want to Learn More?

Please contact Sallie Baumann about our DCMS events for residents and fellows. You can reach Sallie by email or at 904-355-6561.