Welcome to the Durham-Orange County
Medical Society (DOCMS)!

The mission of the Durham-Orange County Medical Society (DOCMS) is to:

    • Foster camaraderie within our professional community;
    • Advocate for our profession, our patients, and the public health;
    • Cultivate leadership in medicine; and
    • Bridge diverse medical communities and the populations they serve.


Upcoming Meeting News

THURSDAY, June 10, 2021 -    REGISTER NOW   

DOCMS Membership Meeting and Legislative Town Hall - Join us as we welcome NC Medical Society Director of Legislative Relations Sue Ann Forrest, MPA, who will lead a virtual town hall event with state legislators. Find out about the latest bills that impact health care and speak directly to local leaders in this virtual format. Learn more or register now online.

Ronald B. Laney, Jr., MD, MPHAn Important Message from DOCMS Past President Ronnie Laney, MD, MPH

View Dr. Laney's message on the DOCMS' commitment to advocacy and engagement on today's most urgent cultural and public health issues: READ NOW


Past Meeting Highlights

The Durham-Orange County Medical Society held its first membership meeting online via Zoom. The meeting focused "LGBTQA+ Health" and featured speakers Tonia Poteat, PhD, PA-C, MPH, from UNC Dept. of Social Medicine; Kristen Russell, LCSW, MSW, Child Development and Behavioral Health Specialist, Clinical Social Worker at Duke Health; and Dane Whicker, PhD, Medical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine.


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            Managed by the:

North Carolina Medical Society


Durham-Orange County Medical Society

Mail:  PO Box 27167, Raleigh, NC  27611                                            Phn:  (919) 833-3836
Location:  222 N. Person Street, Raleigh, NC  27601                         Fax:  (919) 833-2023

Email:  docms@ncmedsoc.org