Course Director’s Welcome

We welcome you to The DC Center for Rational Prescribing (DCRx)!  This resource is sponsored by the DC Department of Health to provide evidence-based information about prescribing behavior, medications, and other therapeutic options. The instructional material presented here addresses important issues related to medication prescribing in a non-commercial and independent fashion. Program modules represented here are certified for continuing medical and pharmacy education and are free of charge to DC licensed physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals; and, at minimal cost to those not licensed in Washington, DC.  We hope that you enjoy these learning experiences and that they bring you opportunities for personal growth and learning in your practice.
Gregory J. Downing, DO PhD
DCRx Course Director
To get started, click on a link below for instructions on how to enroll in the course:

DC Licensed Healthcare Professionals 

Non DC Licensed Healthcare Professionals

Course Director

Gregory J. Downing, DO, PhD
Innovation Horizons, LLC
Adjunct Professor of Practice
Georgetown University

Coming Up Next..

This year in the United States, maternal mortality significantly increased and there are still significant racial disparities; it is therefore more important than ever for health professionals to recognize signs of pregnancy complications. Gestational hypertension and diabetes are two leading causes of complications during pregnancy. Learn more about evidence-based treatment plans and medication management for these conditions through our next course, “Pregnancy Related Hypertension and Diabetes: Therapeutic Management.”



DCRx is presented on behalf of DC Health under contract to Innovation Horizons LLC which is solely responsible for its content.