Dr. Karen L. Smith Honored with 2023 NC Rural Leadership Award

NCMS Board member Dr. Karen L. Smith received the 2023 Larry Wooten Rural Leadership Award,…

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World AIDS Day Events Across North Carolina

Today is World AIDS Day.  It is a day for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to…

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On Point: Colonoscopy Remains The Best Method To Prevent Colon Cancer – Several Doctors Respond to New Study

On Point submissions are individual member viewpoints and not North Carolina Medical Society…

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NCMS Responds to Durham Nurse Stabbed, Killed by Patient

RALEIGH -- June Onkundi was stabbed and killed by one of her patients while she was at work…

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On Point: Bone Health is a Women’s Healthcare Issue – by Dr. Andrew Bush

On Point submissions are individual member viewpoints and not North Carolina Medical Society…

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Are You Sad This Time of Year? Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder

When a person struggles emotionally and has low energy during the year’s darkest months, they may…

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Michelle Laws and Kristina Natt och Dag Are Ready to See You at LEAD and Our Gala This Weekend

RALEIGH — Chief Experience Officer Michelle Laws and Vice President of Education and Training…

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Yom Kippur begins Tuesday Evening

On behalf of the staff at the North Carolina Medical Society, G’mar Chatimah…

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NY Gov. Kathy Hochul allowing polio vaccines after more virus detected in three counties

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday the state was stepping up its…

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In Case You Missed It: AMA Webinar, Dismantling Stigma for All: Addressing Physician and Patient Mental Health and Suicide Risk

In case you missed it, the AMA partnered with Christine Yu Moutier, MD, chief medical officer of…

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NCMS Political Pulse August 22, 2022: The Surprises in the ‘No Surprises Act’

RALEIGH -- Congress passed the No Surprises Act to protect patients from surprise medical bills.…

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Federal Judge Reinstates North Carolina’s 20-week Abortion Ban

Abortions in North Carolina are no longer legal after 20 weeks.  U.S. District Judge William…

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Monkeypox. A New Threat for Returning College Students?

NPR -- Ahead of the new school year, colleges across the country are repurposing the tools they…

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Monkeypox Cases Increasing, Review PPE Inventory Now

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Medical Society Vendor Partner Henry Schein has issued a reminder of…

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NCMS Initial Slate of Nominees for Officers, Directors, AMA Delegate. Additional Nominations Accepted Until August 12th

SPECIAL NOTICE: NCMS Issues Initial Slate of Nominees   The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)…

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Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act Passes

On Wednesday, July 27, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee unanimously passed the Improving…

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Have You Applied? 2023 KIPL Leadership College Program Deadline is Fast Approaching

RALEIGH -- The KIPL Leadership College Program is ready for you!  It is a nationally renowned,…

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Thank you to our NCMS PAC Investors

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Medical Society Political Action Committee (NCMS PAC) would like to…

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North Carolina Medical Society Alliance Celebrates Centennial

RALEIGH -- Next year the North Carolina Medical Society Alliance celebrates 100 years!  The…

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Melanoma Monday: Be Safe While You Enjoy A Day at the Beach!

RALEIGH -- All summer NCMS is bringing you tips to enjoy the great Carolina outdoors.  Melanoma…

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Do not try this at home!

A musician in South Africa is sharing one of the craziest videos on the internet right now.  It…

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Thank You to Our NCMS PAC Investors!

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Medical Society Political Action Committee (NCMS PAC) would like to…

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Gov. Roy Cooper says he hopes to see agreement on Medicaid expansion soon

WASHINGTON -- Governor Roy Cooper was outside the White House Wednesday proclaiming he hopes to see…

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Do You TikTok? For One Doctor, 1.6 Million People are Learning and Having Fun

Do you know Dr. Glaucomflecken?  That is the name that has hundreds of thousands of people flocking…

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Political Pulse July 8, 2022: Whew! Short Session is Over. What Happened?

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina General Assembly had a busy final week.  Most of the work for the…

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NCMS Member Edward Pickens, MD: When is it time for your kids to move to adult doctor?

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Medical Society Member Edward Pickens, MD has advice for when it is time…

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Time for Action: NCMS Helping Move Standalone Medicaid Expansion Bill Forward

The North Carolina Medical Society is leading the way to change!  A standalone Medicaid expansion…

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UNC Scientists Create New Drug Delivery System

Wireless Drug Patch Shows Promise as Chronic Disease Treatment Delivery System

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