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DCMS Foundation Annual Fund Drive
The DCMS Foundation’s Annual Fund Drive is in full swing. Many physicians have contributed, but we need your help to reach our goal of raising $50,000 to support Dallas County Medical Society’s community service programs.
11/05/14 DCMS Press Release: Dallas Physicians Support Facts Over Fear
Don’t Quarantine Healthcare Workers Who Care For Ebola Patients
Physicians of DCMS’ Infection Prevention and Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee sent this letter to local, state and national leaders urging them not to consider mandatory quarantines for healthcare workers due to fears about Ebola.
10/17/14 DCMS Press Release for North Texas Schools
10/17/14 DCMS Press Release — Physicians of DCMS’ Community Emergency Response Committee sent a letter to North Texas school officials urging them not to consider closing schools due to fears about Ebola.
10/16/14 Special Message from DCMS President
Dr. Todd Pollock, DCMS president, sent an informative letter to physicians addressing their concerns and including links to documents that will educate their staff and patients about Ebola.
10/12/14 Second Ebola Patient in Dallas County
On October 12, Dallas County officials confirmed a second patient has also been infected with Ebola. DCMS leaders provided information to help DCMS members, other physicians in Texas, and patients address Ebola related concerns in response to this latest development.
CMS Database Debuts and Reveals Payments to Physicians
The database is the result of a Sunshine Act that was incorporated into the health law and is intended to intensify scrutiny of the relationships between physicians and the drug and device industries...read more.
09/25/14 DCHHS Health Advisories: Enterovirus & Legionella
DCHHS release two health advisories regarding Enterovirus D68 and Legionella affecting local patients . . . read both advisories.
upcoming events
DCMS Office Closed Nov 27-28
Happy Thanksgiving! DCMS office will be closed Nov. 27-28. Wishing you a safe and blessed holiday.
DCMS Foundation to Participate in #GivingTuesday
On Tuesday, Dec 2, DCMS Foundation is celebrating a day dedicated to giving, when charities, families, businesses, community centers, students, retailers and more will all come together for #GivingTuesday — a movement to celebrate giving — and kick-off the holiday giving season.

DCMS Holiday Social - Dec 7
Join us at the Meyerson Symphony Center for a holiday concert.

FREE Physician's Office Staff Forum - Dec 10
Hi-Tech Patient Engagement
Earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ With Ethics

DCMS Medicaid/CHIP - Dec 18
Open forum for physicians and their staff who participate in TX Medicaid/ CHIP.