2016 Photo Contest Finalists

Karl Chiang, MD
Winner - Overall/Viewer's Choice
"Pier into the Night"
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Philip M. Rosoff, MD, MA
Winner - NC Category
"Manteo Lighthouse"
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Marliue M. Cook, MD
Winner - Travel Category
"Indigo along the Grand Canal"
Kathryn M. Greven, MD, FASTRO
Winner - Nature Category
"Land of Waterfalls"
Steven A. Dingeldein, MD
Winner - Wildlife Category
"Male Bluebird Feeding Fledgling"
Deborah Albert, MD
Finalist - Wildlife Category
"Polar Cuddle"
Stephen Bonney, MD
Finalist- Nature Category
"Colter Bay Sunrise"
Richard M. Griffin, MD
Finalist - Wildlife Category
"Great Egret with Mating Plumage"
Jim Hill, MEd, PA-C
Finalist - Travel Category
"Lavender in Bloom"
Katherine Hounshell
Finalist - Travel Category
"Surf & Sand"
Bob Peterson, MD
Finalist - NC Category
"Pre-Sunrise over Grandfather Mountain"
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Philip Ponder, MD
Finalist - Nature Category
"Trunk Bay Sunrise"
Robert Yapundich, MD, FAAN
Finalist - Nature Category
"Teton Sunrise"

Bowtie Briefing for October 7, 2016

NCMS Director of Legislative Relations, Chip Baggett, JD, assigns viewers some homework before the upcoming elections.

Helpful Links:

State Board of Elections

Are You Living Your "Why"? Find Out in This Upcoming Webinar Featuring Sean Foy

Living Your WHY:  How to realize your cause, calling or mission and how to experience the life you've always wanted...
October 26th
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Do you know your reason, purpose, cause or calling? Do you know WHY you do what you do? If you do? Do you know how to "live your why" everyday?
Join Sean Foy for a discussion on how to craft and live a purpose driven life and help those you care most about (family, friends, colleagues and your practice) follow their deepest "why."
Sean Foy is an internationally renowned authority on fitness, weight management and healthy living. As an exercise physiologist, behavioral coach and speaker, Sean has earned the reputation as "America’s Fast Fitness Expert." He is the author of the Wellness Councils of America’s flagship physical activity and exercise books, "Fitness That Works" and "Walking 4 Wellness." Sean is also the author and creator of "The Burst Workout" and the coauthor of the New York Times #1 best seller, "The Daniel Plan."
What’s Your Why–The Power of Purpose© is a one of a kind personal development and well-being experience designed to empower yourself, your employees, family members and community partners to live healthier, happier and more purpose filled lives. In this interactive webinar participants will discover:

  • Buried Treasure: The search for meaning, purpose and change
  • The Science of "Why": Historical & recent research on the power of purpose
  • The "Why" of Wellness: A Personal Rx for fitness, health and well-being
  • Your One Thing: Finding your passion & motivation to live well
  • Crafting Your "Why": Putting your "Why" into words and action
  • Living Your "Why": Discover how to live your "Why" with practical tips, strategies and best practices

Questions? Please contact Jason Horay at [email protected] or 919-878-7530.

Bowtie Briefing for September 30, 2016

Chip Baggett, JD, NCMS Director of Legislative Relations, highlights six races in this week's Bowtie Briefing. All of these featured NC General Assembly incumbents have one thing in common: they are married to NCMS members.

Bowtie Briefing for Sept. 23, 2016: M3 Recap and Two Highlighted Elections

NCMS Director of Legislative Relations, Chip Baggett, JD, recaps the events of last weekend's inaugural M3 Conference and also highlights two upcoming election races that feature NCMS member physicians.

Cast your vote for "Viewer's Choice" in the 2016 Photo Contest!

The finalists for the 2016 NCMS Photo Contest have been chosen and now it's time for you to pick the one that deserves the title of "Viewer's Choice Award Winner." Scroll through the 13 images below and choose your favorite at the bottom. Voting closes Wednesday, Sept. 28 at noon.

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Bowtie Briefing for September 9, 2016: NCMS Elections & M3 Pre-Registration Ends 9/12

Chip Baggett, JD, Director of Legislative Relations, highlights the candidates up for NCMS Board and committee positions and the upcoming M3 Conference. Note:  conference pre-registration ends Sept. 12. Learn more about the M3 Conference at www.ncm3conference.com or download a registration brochure for further details.

Bowtie Briefing for September 2, 2016: M3 Conference Advocacy Events

The Bowtie is Back!

After a summer break, Chip Baggett, JD, Director of Legislative Relations, is back, and he's bringing you his weekly advocacy update. This week Chip highlights the upcoming M3 Conference and the legislative advocacy events that will take place on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC.
Learn more about the M3 Conference at www.ncm3conference.com or download a registration brochure for further details.

Learn more about the M3 Conference and why you should attend...

M3 Conference: www.ncm3conference.comWhat is M3?

The NC Medical Society (NCMS) and the NC Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) have joined forces to present the inaugural M3 Conference, which serves as the annual meeting for each organization. This merging of medicine and management means more networking and educational opportunities for you.
The conference is scheduled for Sept. 15-18 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC. Discounted early-bird registration fees end Monday, August 15, so register today to receive conference savings! In addition, the deadline for hotel reservations in the M3 Conference room block at the Grandover Resort is Thursday, August 18. Learn more by visiting the Accommodations page on the M3 website.

Who should attend?

Physicians; Physician assistants; Other allied professionals; Medical practice managers; Medical office staff; Physician group administrators; CEOs; CMOs; Residents; Medical Students.

Why should you attend M3?

  • Did we mention educational opportunities? This conference is approved for 13.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1TM CME credits.
  • Hear from NC DHHS speakers about how NC is responding to the Zika virus and how your practice can prepare and test for this global health concern.
  • Are politics your thing? Get an insider’s look at the elections from nationally respected pollster John McLaughlin and listen to keynote speaker NC Attorney General, Roy Cooper.
  • What’s your purpose? Find out in a dynamic presentation by New York Times best-selling author Sean Foy.
  • Understand how you can put data to work for your practice from speaker Mikael Hagstroem of McKinsey & Company.
  • Legal experts will share tips on how your practice can protect its data from cyber threats and how to maintain your online reputation in the age of Yelp.
  • Enjoy numerous social and networking events... and much more!

Get the details and register!
Visit www.ncm3conference.com for all of the meeting details or download a registration brochure.