Durham-Orange Medical Society News:

Save the date for the next DOCMS Membership Meeting!

Join us on June 10 for our third meeting of 2015. Register online now or contact Shawn Scott for more information.


Speaker: Khalil Tanas, MD, DLFAPA -

Topic: "Dangerousness in Medicine"

Dr. Tanas is Medical Director of Alliance Behavioral Healthcare. He is a Psychiatrist in Durham, NC, with practice experience across North Carolina. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. Dr. Tanas’ presentation will focus on North Carolina’s struggling mental health system and how physicians can cope with a dire lack of resources for patients. Dr. Tanas will review changes in the delivery of mental health services in our state, help clinicians recognize risk factors of suicide, and how to get help when treating a dangerous patient..



Check out our impressive list of accomplishments for 2014!

DOCMS made a lot of important strides forward in 2014, from revising our mission statement and strategic plan to hosting five fascinating dinner meetings. Take a look at a productive 2014 DOCMS year in review (PDF).


Healthiest You Challenge

DOCMS is a proud sponsor of WCHL’s “Healthiest You” Challenge, sponsored by the DOCMS to promote health and wellness in our community. Click here to read a blog posting from one of our team members.







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