|Top 10 Reasons to Join DCMA|
We Care Program
In a unique partnership with the Miami-Dade County Health Department DCMA physicians volunteer hundreds of thousands of dollars in health care by treating those without insurance. Contact the Miami Dade County Health Department at (786) 336-1280 to volunteer.
At a discounted member rate, the DCMA will announce in Miami Medicine any classified advertisement to your colleagues. This includes any address changes, spaces for rent or physicians looking for hire. Call the DCMA office for more information at 305-324-8717.
The DCMA hosts three annual events: Doctors' Day awards ceremony to honor physicians, The Annual Banquet and Installation in June and members also enjoy a yearly CME seminar including the mandatory seminars needed for license renewal. These three events are great opportunities for physicians to meet and network with fellow doctors and others in the medical community.
Directory and Website
The DCMA, in partnership with The Miami Herald publishes a South Florida Guide to Good Health and Directory of DCMA member physicians. The DCMA website, www.Miamimed.com offers information to patients and physicians.
DCMA works to keep you informed via our award winning monthly publication - Miami Medicine, broadcast faxes and emails.
Work with Florida Medical Association and American Medical Association
The DCMA works closely with the FMA, AMA and specialty societies on local, state and national issues. DCMA members serve on committees of these associations.
Key Contact Physician Program
DCMA assigns one or more physicians to each legislator in Miami-Dade County in an effort to forge a relationship with them. This allows a continued dialogue with legislators year round.
Legislative and Regulatory Updates
Working with the FMA, DCMA provides member physicians with up-to-date information on legislative and regulatory issues concerning doctors via broadcast faxes and emails.
Representation in the Legislature
DCMA and DCMA/PAC join with the FMA to effectively lobby the legislature and offer testimony before legislators on issues including managed care, licensing and regulations, medical liability reform, health care access, cost containment, and other health care topics.
DCMA Political Action Committee
DCMA/PAC interviews candidates for legislative office and helps elect pro-medicine and pro-patient candidates.