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.


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

Upcoming Meeting News

Save the date for the next virtual DOCMS dinner meeting: April 14, 2021 from 6:30PM until 8PM where our featured speaker will be Greer Beaty with NCDOT who will be speaking on distracted driving. Dinner will be available from the University Club and must be ordered by Monday, April 12 by noon. All meal orders should be picked up by Wednesday, April 14 by 5:30pm. For any questions regarding this meeting, please contact Richard Simpson.  REGISTER HERE 

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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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