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DOCS has over 500 members. When you become a DOCS member, you help yourself as a clinician-educator and leader, while helping to advance the field of clinical skills education.

The benefits of membership in DOCS include:

  • The ability to network with clinical skills colleagues around the country

  • The ability to collaborate on research projects

  • Access to our mentorship program

  • The right to vote, run for elected office, and serve on active committees

  • The opportunity to participate as a workshop leader at our national conference

  • Access to the Members Only section of the DOCS website

  • Access to the monthly DOCS journal watch of clinical skills articles

  • Access to educational resources from DOCS Annual Meetings

Becoming a member

DOCS membership is attained by registering for one of the last 3 annual DOCS meetings, where membership dues are levied.

Individuals may desire to become DOCS members who a) who cannot attend the annual meeting; b) want to become a members prior to the next DOCS annual meeting; or c) have questions about whether or not they meet membership criteria.  Such individuals should email Janice John and Sheira Schlair, Co-Chairs of the DOCS Membership Committee, who can arrange for payment of the membership fee and the conferring of membership privileges.

Please note:  you must be listed as an official DOCS member before your access to the members-only portion of the DOCS webpage can be approved. 

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