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Advancing quality healthcare delivery, improving access to care, promoting education and professional collaboration among physicians, fostering improved physician-patient relations and enhancing public health.


  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Medinah Shriners at 550 Shriners Drive, Addison, IL 60101

    Improving Patient Safety in the Opioid Crisis: What is the Prescriber’s Role?

    FREE CME EVENT: 4.0 Credits Available

    Advanced registration will be required; details will be forthcoming. This program is offered free of charge (lunch included).

    For more information, please contact Mila Tsagalis at (630) 221-7572.

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  • Preparing for the 2017 Illinois physician license renewal involves more than just ensuring your continuing medical education credits are in order.

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  • IDFPR has notified ISMS that an unusually high number of Medical Corporations, Limited Liability Companies and Professional Service Corporations have failed to renew their licenses.

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  • Hundreds of thousands of Illinois residents who have purchased health insurance plans on the individual market, or enrolled in network plans by other means, are now facing "narrow" or "tiered" networks. These networks only include a limited number of health care professionals and facilities. The Illinois State Medical Society is working in to enact consumer protections in Illinois with the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act (House Bill 311 and Senate Bill 70). The legislation would require health insurers to develop networks that meet the needs of patients for plans sold in Illinois and maintain up-to-date directories of 'in-network" health professionals and facilities.

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Our Foundation

Providing Student Scholarships

Fifty years ago the DuPage County Medical Society led efforts to immunize our community against Polio – protecting thousands while prompting the creation of the DuPage Medical Society Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. As our Foundation celebrates its Golden Anniversary, the $365,000 it has awarded in scholarships to area students in medicine and allied health professions remains tangible evidence of DCMS support for quality healthcare in our community, now and into the future.

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Upcoming Events at DCMS



  • Improving Patient Safety in the Opioid Crisis: What is the Prescriber’s Role?

    Improving Patient Safety in the Opioid Crisis: What is the Prescriber’s Role?

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Medinah Shriners at 550 Shriners Drive, Addison, IL 60101

    Improving Patient Safety in the Opioid Crisis: What is the Prescriber’s Role?

    Heroin and opioid-related overdose deaths are at epidemic levels nationally and in DuPage County. Opioid use disorder often starts with prescribed opioids, and may lead to overdose.

    You are invited to be a part of the solution, by learning best practices from national and local experts, and receiving the latest tools and resources to address opioid use disorder.

    FREE CME EVENT: 4.0 Credits Available

    Advanced registration will be required; details will be forthcoming. This program is offered free of charge (lunch included).

    Intended audience includes: physicians of all specialties (e.g., emergency medicine, primary care, etc.), dentists, oral surgeons, podiatrists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and medical office staff.

    Supporting Organizations: DuPage County Health Department, National Safety Council, Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, Illinois State Medical Society, DuPage County Medical Society, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.

    For more information, please contact Mila Tsagalis at (630) 221-7572.

    Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians and The DuPage County Health Department. The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation

    The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity, Improving Patient Safety in the Opioid Crisis: What is the Prescriber’s Role?, for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM.

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    May 10, DCMS Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee Meetings

    May 10, DCMS Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee Meetings

    Monthly meetings of the Executive and Governmental Affairs Committees has been cancelled for May.

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  • June 14, DCMS Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee Meetings

    June 14, DCMS Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee Meetings

    Monthly meetings of the Executive and Governmental Affairs Committees held at the DCMS office in Wheaton. Executive Committee 4 pm, Governmental Affairs Committee 5 pm.
  • July 12, DCMS Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee Meetings

    July 12, DCMS Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee Meetings

    Monthly meetings of the Executive and Governmental Affairs Committees held at the DCMS office in Wheaton. Executive Committee 4 pm, Governmental Affairs Committee 5 pm.