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February 17, 2022

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” —Dennis P. Kimbro

In the News


1. Nominations Now Open for NCMS Foundation (NCMSF) Leadership Positions

Want to make an impact on improving health statewide? Consider joining the NCMS Foundation (NCMSF) Board of Trustees. Positions for these leadership roles are currently open for the upcoming year.

The NCMSF is the philanthropic arm of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS). The Foundation seeks to improve access to quality health care for all North Carolinians. Its portfolio of programs demonstrates our commitment to this vision. Learn more about each of these programs here.

A full description of what is expected of members of the NCMSF Board of Trustees, along with details on the nomination process, is outlined here. Nominations are due by June 30, 2022.

2. Americans’ Attitudes and Experiences with COVID-19 Vaccines: What We’ve Learned from the Vaccine Monitor

The KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor Project has tracked the public’s evolving views about and experiences with the vaccines amid the ongoing pandemic. In this web briefing, their experts shared insights gleaned from nearly 40 Vaccine Monitor reports. Watch here.

3. Black History Month: A Medical Perspective: Hospitals

Visit Duke University’s Medical Center Library & Archives to explore details of The Black Hospital Movement (1865-1960’s).



COVID-19 Updates


1.    FDA Grants EUA for New COVID-19 Therapeutic Option – Bebtelovimab

2.    COVID-19 FAQs for Obstetrician–Gynecologists, Gynecology

3.    NC DHHS COVID-19 Dashboard


Learning Opportunities


Evaluating Medicaid Transformation

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

This series, formerly the Advanced Medical Home (AMH) Webinar Series, is designed to support providers, practice managers, quality improvement professionals, care managers, and clinically integrated networks (CINs).



Upcoming Events


·       2022 NC Neurological Society Hybrid Annual Meeting (Feb. 25-27, 2022)

·       2022 NC Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Annual Meeting (April 8-10, 2022)