RALEIGH – The North Carolina Medical Society is happy to announce the addition of Dr. Charul Haugan, MD, FACEP to the Board of Directors representing region two.

Current Board President Dr. Michael Utecht, MD, FACEP says Dr. Haugan “is a proven leader with more than 20 years of clinical Emergency Medicine and administrative experience in the UNC healthcare system. She has an engaging personality, endless smile, and thoughtful approach to problem solving.  All welcome additions to the NCMS team! We look forward to her contributions in advancing the NCMS mission.”


He adds, “The Board is very excited to have Charul as its newest member.”


Dr. Haugan is the Medical Director of Clinical Optimization at UNC HCS, a role she has had since 2019.  She is also Physician Co-Lead of the UNC HSC Emergency Services Group, Chair of the UNC HCS Sepsis Care Optimization Committee, member of the North Carolina Medical Society, a NCMS Medical Team Task Force Member, and a Governor’s Appointee to the North Carolina State Health Coordinating Council.