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Members value belonging for different reasons. Some join to be involved with others who share common ideals and goals, some join for the activities or benefits, and some join because advancing the profession through association is part of being a professional.
What all of them realize, of course, is that strong advocacy and valuable benefits may only be maintained through shared commitment. Together we are stronger. As a member, you can count on the following:
Beyond educational opportunities and the option of engaging by serving on the DCMS Board or committees, you can interact with your colleagues through DCMS Physicians’ Lounge and White Coat Casual events. Baseball outings, cooking classes, wine tastings, even indoor skydiving are all activities that gave members a chance to enjoy time with colleagues and their families in fun, relaxed settings. You can also engage with the DCMS community through the Society’s Facebook page and web blog.
Working cooperatively with the Illinois State Medical Society to promote public policy that supports your practice, profession and patients. Our Governmental Affairs Committee works to build relationships with area legislators and help educate them on issues important to us. Locally, DCMS is at the table when issues as varied as opioid addiction, immunizations and access to care are addressed.
As a member you not only get prompt notice of important news about health policy issues, by our email, Twitter and web updates also bring perspective specifically for DCMS physicians.
We regularly offer educational opportunities addressing issues ranging from medical malpractice to social media. Socio-economic issues, CME – because your colleagues determine the focus you know our seminars and workshops will provide information you value.
DCMS – especially our physician locator on the web – is a valued source of referrals. As a member you can support your marketing efforts by enhancing your online profile and assuring that patients seeking information about you obtain it from a reliable source.