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DCMS Members among the 300 Docs at the Capitol for First Tuesday
On TMA’s first First Tuesday on Feb. 3, physicians, medical students and Alliance members filled state lawmakers’ offices and the Senate and House galleries to discuss issues critical to improving health care.
1/30/15 DCMS Members Receive TMA Presidential Awards
The Texas Medical Association Board of Trustees presented Presidential Awards to DCMS, Dr. Wendy Chung, Dr. John Carlo, and Dr. David Lakey, Texas Commissioner of Health for their work throughout the Ebola Virus crisis...see photo.
DCHHS Weekly Influenza Report - Week ending 02/07/15
Influenza activity is declining in Dallas County with 11.3% of tests returning positive.
01/29/15 DCMS Member Testifies to EPA
DCMS Past President Robert Haley, MD, represented DCMS and TMA at an all-day hearing with EPA authorities on Jan. 29. Dr. Haley testified with clinical information about current air quality standards and presented recommendations to improve North Texas air quality and improve patient health...read article published by the Dallas Morning News 01/29/2015
Texas Medical Association Releases 2015 Legislative Agenda
D Healthcare Daily reports, “the Texas Medical Association has issued its 2015 legislative agenda, urging the statehouse to increase funding for graduate medical education, find a way to provide healthcare to low-income Texans, and improve payments to physicians who provide pediatric care through Medicaid.” Read more.
HHSC Dual Demonstration Provider Training - Feb 26
HHSC staff and Medicaid managed care organization representatives will conduct a webinar provider training session on February 26, 2015.
2015 Membership Benefits
DCMS/TMA members who have NOT yet renewed can renew online, by mail or by phone with a credit card by calling Linda Doyle at 214-413-1437. View your membership benefits available in 2015.
upcoming events
Retired Physicians Club Luncheon - Mar 18
DCMS past presidents, Drs. Gordon Green and Richard Joseph will present “DCMS President’s Pages – 100 Years in Review."

DCMS Networking Social - Mar 26
Spruce up your referral base and join your DCMS colleagues at the Four Corners Brewery in Trinity Groves for a Networking Social.

National Doctors Day - Mar 30
Dallas County Medical Society recognizes the service and dedication of its members in promoting a healthy community.
First Tuesdays at the Capitol - Apr 7
On the first Tuesday of each month during the 84th legislative session, physicians from across the state will meet with their legislators to discuss issues of importance to physicians and patients.

DCMS Night out with the Frisco RoughRiders - Apr 23
Join us at the Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco to watch the RoughRiders beat the Corpus Christi Hooks.
TexMed 2015 - Austin TX
Plan to attend TexMed 2015: May 1-2