Save the date for the 2023 NC Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society's Annual Meeting

Mark your calendar for May 19-21, 2023 for the 2023 NCAAIS Annual Meeting at the Charlotte Westin


2023 Carolinas Society of Endocrinologists Annual Meeting (Aug. 18-20)

Save the Date!

Join the CSE at the historic Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC, on August 18-20!

For more information on this meeting, please contact Megan Eberle, [email protected].

Exhibitors:  Interested in showcasing your products or services at this meeting? Please contact Kerry Kendall, [email protected], for details.


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2023 Annual Meeting Registration Opens Soon

2023 AAOS Annual Meeting:  March 7-11, 2023 - Las Vegas, NV

AAOS 2023 registration will be available November 9. In the meantime, plan ahead by securing your Las Vegas hotel.

Learn more here.


Registration Now Open for CODEQUEST 2023

The North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives proudly present two courses to help you run a successful practice. Speaker Heather H. Dunn, COA, OCS, OCSR, Manager of Coding and Reimbursement for the AAO, will help you stay up to date on shifting regulations, compliance with federal and commercial payers’ rules and the latest tactics to appropriately maximize reimbursement. Best of all, Codequest is ophthalmology-specific and state-specific to focus on the coding information you need most.

LEARN MORE and REGISTER


CAP22 Annual Meeting Synopsis: Blood Shortages, COVID, Monkeypox and more

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) hosted its CAP22 Annual Meeting with timely and informative educational sessions from Sat., October 8 through Tues., October 11 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. This year's media briefing took place Tuesday, October 11th from 11a.m. ET - 12p.m. ET and consisted of two panels with CAP president Emily E. Volk, MD, FCAP, Chief Medical Officer at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana, and Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, moderating and participating in each session. This year, the focus was on the current blood supply shortage, as well as navigating COVID-19 changes to the resurgence of polio. READ MORE


NCSOHNS Leader Named President-Elect of the NC Medical Society

              Dr. Eileen Raynor

At the 2022 LEAD Conference held on October 15, Philip Brown, MD, Chair of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Nominating and Leadership Development Committee, announced that NCSOHNS Past-President Eileen Raynor, MD, FACS, FAAP, would be the 2022-2023 President-Elect of the state society.

Dr. Eileen Raynor works as an Associate Professor of Surgery and an Associate Professor in Pediatrics in the Department of Surgery, Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences within the Duke University Health System. Dr. Raynor currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of NCSOHNS and served as NCSOHNS President in 2014-2015. She has been an active member of the NC Medical Society for a number of years, serving on the NCMS Board of Directors, in the Legislative Cabinet, and the Medical Education Committee, and she is also an alumna of the KIPL Leadership College Class of 2012.

Congratulations, Dr. Raynor!


NCDA's November Webinar Announced

The North Carolina Dermatology Association presents its latest webinar in its Practice Pearls Series:

"Lessons Learned from the Front Lines – Update on Payer Policy and Appropriate Use of Modifiers" with Dr. Mollie MacCormack

November 14, 2022 |  7:30PM  |  REGISTER HERE

For more information, please contact Kerry Kendall, [email protected].Read more


Registration now open for the 2023 NC Neurological Society Annual Meeting

Join us Feb. 10-12, 2023 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC!

REGISTER NOW

Download the Brochure

Interested in Exhibiting at this event? Please download an Exhibitor Prospectus or contact Gail Stephenson for more details.

CALL FOR SCIENTIFIC POSTERS

View the Call for Posters Application. Deadline for poster submissions is December 1, 2022. For more information, please contact Megan Eberle.


NC Dermatology Association Presents October 17 Practice Pearls Webinar on Having Difficult Conversations

The NCDA presents its next free webinar

Coaching and Counseling for Improved Performance: How to Have Crucial and Difficult Conversations

October 17, 2022  |  7:30pm

Register today!

For more information, please contact Kerry Kendall with the NCDA.

Featured Speaker: Darryl Harris

Darryl Harris is a powerhouse with expertise that enables him to empower, develop, teach, train and energize teams, team leaders, managers and staff across the USA and internationally. He helps improve productivity, processes, skills and working relationships for enhanced bottom line results.

Darryl's area of expertise is within the people development arena – from leadership, sales, team building, negotiating, customer service, interpersonal and intra-personal and business improvement.

His undergraduate degree in Education, Communications and Psychology as well as 30 years of real world experience in a cross section of business disciplines on a global scale have prepared this dynamo well for his role in successfully empowering, training and coaching others.


NC Dermatology Association Presents Free Webinar, Sept. 12th: "Doing More with Less"

Doing More with Less: Practice Efficiency in Your Dermatology Practice

September 12, 2022  |  7:30pm

As reimbursement declines and costs escalate, maximizing your dermatology practice's efficiency becomes priority number one in this chaotic environment. Workflow optimization while balancing your investment in it -- doing more with less -- isn’t natural, it’s learned. National speaker and author Elizabeth Woodcock shows you how to apply innovative management principles to improve practice efficiency. You’ll come away from this fast-paced session with ideas to:

  • Streamline practice operations and improve practice efficiency
  • Reduce appointment no-shows and improve scheduling
  • Implement stellar service techniques that increase patient satisfaction and loyalty
  • Recognize key operations benchmarks to enhance performance improvement opportunities

Register Today!

For more information, please contact Kerry Kendall with the NCDA.


Elizabeth WoodcockFeatured Speaker: Elizabeth Woodcock

Dr. Elizabeth Woodcock is the founder and principal of Atlanta-based Woodcock & Associates. She is also the author of “The Well-Managed Ambulatory Practice”. She has focused on medical practice operations and revenue cycle management for more than 25 years. She has led educational sessions for a multitude of national professional associations and specialty societies, and consulted for clients as diverse as a solo orthopaedic surgeon in rural Georgia to the Mayo Clinic. She is author or co-author of 17 best-selling practice management books, to include Mastering Patient Flow and The Physician Billing Process: Avoiding Potholes in the Road to Getting Paid.

Prior to founding Woodcock & Associates, she worked as a Group Practice Services Administrator at the University of Virginia Health Services Foundation, a Senior Associate at the Advisory Board Company, and a Consultant for the Medical Group Management Association.

Elizabeth is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives and a Certified Professional Coder. In addition to a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University, she completed a Master of Business Administration in healthcare management from The Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her Doctor of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from the Bloomberg School of Public Health of Johns Hopkins University. She currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.