Michael Darrouzet is the executive vice president and CEO of the Dallas County Medical Society and the DCMS Foundation. He has been employed at DCMS for 24 years, serving as CEO since January 1997. In that role, he oversees society operations, advocates for the physicians of North Texas, and works closely with the elected physician leadership in their role as the trusted voice for medicine. With more than 6,400 member physicians, DCMS is the second-largest county medical society in the nation.

Remembering Parkland’s Dr. Ron Anderson, A Humble Servant Leader

The ability of one man or woman to change an entire community for the better is rare. It has been a privilege to watch Ron Anderson, MD do just that over the last 30 years. He is the perfect example of the humble servant leader, who through his own life shows others the way to care for those who suffer and need help. Full Story

The History and Future of Healthcare

Like many people born in Dallas in the late 1950s, my early experience with healthcare was simpler. We wouldn’t know to call it a healthcare “system” for a couple of decades. I was born in the original St. Paul Hospital (when it was in Oak Lawn, not off Harry Hines). My twin sister and I had a pediatrician, Dr. Ramsay Moore, whom I have come to learn was quite a legend in Dallas. When he died, we got a new physician, whose name made us cringe— Dr. Payne. He was a fine man and caring physician, and we saw him… Full Story