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February 2, 2022
“If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.”
— Maya Angelou

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In the News

1. Nominations Now Open for NCMS Leadership Positions

The call for nominations for individuals to serve on the NCMS Board of Directors and NC American Medical Association Delegation are now open.

2. AMA Delegate Apportionment for 2022

The American Medical Association has provided delegate apportionment figures for 2022. Under Bylaw constituent society delegations are no smaller than they were in 2020, and this year the 54 states and territories in the House of Delegates will be apportioned 306 delegates, which is the same as last year.

Questions about the delegate apportionment process or the credentialing process should be directed to Roger Brown, Director, Office of House of Delegates Affairs, at 312-464-4344 or by email to [email protected].

3. Stroke Advisory Council Call for Nominees

The NCMS has the opportunity to appoint an NCMS Member to the Stroke Advisory Council. The council was established in 2006 to advise the Justus-Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force on the development of a statewide system of stroke care and a system for identifying primary stroke centers.

Physicians interested in the Stroke Advisory Council position should complete the application form and return it to Evan Simmons, [email protected], by Friday, February 18th. Interview Date for Stroke Advisory Council Appointment (Virtual): Thursday, March 3rd.

COVID-19 Updates

  1. COVID-19 vaccine for young kids could be ready this month, NPR, 2-1-22
  2. Novavax asks FDA to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine, The Hill, 2-1-22

Learning Opportunities

Methadone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Examining Federal Regulations–Day 1 | March 3, 2022 | 9:30am-5:00pm ET; Day 2 | March 4, 2022 | 9:30am-4:30pm ET

This two-day public workshop brings together experts and key stakeholders to examine the current federal regulatory and legal landscape regarding the provision of and access to methadone for the treatment of opioid use disorder.


Upcoming Events

·       2022 NC Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Codequest (Feb. 5, 2022) – NOW VIRTUAL

·       2022 NC-ACP Annual Scientific Session (Feb. 11-12, 2022)—NOW VIRTUAL

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