Doctor of the Day







The Doctor of the Day program is a unique opportunity that gives NDMA physician members an opportunity to network with legislators, government officials and local leaders, while serving as Doctor of the Day.

This historic and highly successful program provides primary care services to legislators at the capitol through the legislative session beginning January 5.

What is provided to physicians:

  • An exam room equipped with basic exam equipment and over-the-counter medication.
  • A pager, allowing you the flexibility to observe the legislative session or attend capitol events, or both!
  • Physicians are not expected to respond to medical emergencies.
  • Physicians are not expected to perform COVID testing.

These are important services appreciated by legislators and provide physicians with significant visibility.

You do not need to practice family medicine to volunteer; many specialties such as thoracic surgeons, urologists, orthopaedic surgeons, hospitalists, and more volunteer for this service. This program is NOT LIMITED to a one day event. Choose as many days as you want.

Sign up by completing the signup form or by contacting NDMA at 701-223-9475.

Coverage is needed Monday through Friday and hours are flexible, but can best be served from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.

To see which days are available to serve, view the calendar here.

Hotel accommodations will be provided as necessary to those arriving the night before your Doctor of the Day service.

Please note that Wednesdays are covered by the Bismarck Center for Family Medicine physicians.

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