Join DOCMS at the University Club!

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
University Club, 3100 Tower Boulevard, Suite 1700 – Durham, NC 27707


Legislative and Advocacy Updates Affecting You and Your Practice

The DOCMS is pleased to host NC legislators Rep. Tim Reeder, MD (R-District 9) and Sen. Mike Woodard (D-District 22) for an insider’s look at the latest legislative challenges and a frank discussion on how we can best advocate for our patients.

DOCMS’ format provides dinner and networking with your colleagues following your busy day of practice, along with this important discussion on issues affecting your practice and your patients right now.  Join us — these busy legislators are making time for us, and we encourage you to make time for them. Your patients benefit from connected, informed clinicians.

Questions for the speakers are being collected in advance, here.

REGISTER NOW – Hybrid Meeting


  • 6:00pm- 6:30pm – Socializing & Housekeeping
  • 6:30pm- 7:30pm – Dinner & Guest Speakers
  • 7:30pm- 7:45pm – Q&A
  • 7:45pm- 8:00pm – DOCMS 2023 Business

Questions or can you not open the registration google link? 

Please email Frank Snyder at [email protected]

1 CME Credit is available! Click here for how to claim your credit.

DOCMS Members & Prospective Members – FREE to attend

Guests – $25 to attend (will be collected at meeting site)

A Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees on August 9th.

Legislative and Advocacy Updates Affecting You and Your Practice

Representative Tim Reeder, MD

Dr. Tim Reeder was born in Columbus, Ohio, and attended Catholic school. He later attended Ohio State University for both his undergraduate and medical degrees. He moved to North Carolina in 1998 where he earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and served as President of the North Carolina Medical Society in 2019. He has worked at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and as Chief of Medical Staff at Vidant Medical Center.  Dr. Reeder is one of only two physicians currently serving in the NC General Assembly, serving the 9th House district in the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Senator Mike Woodard

Senator Mike Woodard has served in the North Carolina Senate from the 22nd district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he represents most of Durham County. Before being elected to the state Senate, Senator Woodard served on the Durham City Council from 2005 to 2012.

Originally from Charleston, SC, Senator Woodard moved to Wilson, NC at the age of nine.  He attended Duke University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981.  Senator Woodard has worked as an administrator at Duke University and the Duke University Health System since 1996, and he has recently announced his candidacy for mayor of Durham.



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