The installation dinner is a wonderful evening where we celebrate the
installation of our DCMS president and recognize the service of the immediate past
president. It is a tradition for all DCMS past presidents to participate in the
ceremony. Two awards also are presented at this dinner — the Charles Max Cole,
MD, Leadership Award and the Millard J. & Robert L. Heath Award.
On the Sunday after the first week of medical school, DCMS welcomes freshman
students to the family of medicine at the annual Medical Student Dinner. Almost
250 medical students from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
and third-year Texas A&M students studying at Baylor University Medical
Center are joined by practicing DCMS physicians who pay for the students’
dinners. The dinner is sponsored by the DCMS Foundation, the medical society’s charitable foundation. All contributions
for student meals are tax deductible.
This annual fall family gathering is our largest event. All DCMS members and
their immediate families are invited to a fun October evening at the Dallas
Zoo. Along with a barbecue dinner, entertainment is provided for kids of all
ages. This event brings together hundreds of DCMS physicians and their families
from throughout our membership area. Door prizes are provided by our DCMS Circle of Friends.
DCMS members can spruce up their referral base and network with their DCMS colleagues
several times a year at our networking socials. To accommodate physicians
throughout our membership area, these events are held at venues in different
parts of Dallas County.
out with the Texas Rangers
DCMS hosts members at a Texas Rangers baseball game at Globe Life Stadium in
Arlington in May. DCMS reserves a party suite on the first base line and tickets include dinner.
DCMS members and their immediate family members are invited to attend a family
friendly movie at Studio Movie Grill. For a nominal fee, each attendee is provided lunch,
drinks, popcorn, and a movie ticket. We encourage members to submit suggestions
for movies to be shown at future Reel Docs events.
In 1998, DCMS formed the Retired Physicians Club to foster fellowship and
collegiality among our retired members. The club meets in January, March, May, September and November at DCMS
headquarters to enjoy lunch (for a nominal fee) and hear a speaker.
All DCMS physicians and their immediate family members are invited to a fun April
afternoon at the Dallas Arboretum. For a nominal per family, all our guests
receive admission to the Arboretum, parking, lunch, and activities for adults
and children. Door prizes are provided by our DCMS Circle of Friends.