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Physicians’ Roles as Patient Advocates

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society opposes any measure, from government or the private sector, that compromises the physician’s role as patient advocate.

(Resolution 26-1998, adopted 11/15/1998)
(revised, Report L3-2004, Item 41, adopted 11/14/2004)
(reaffirmed, Report I-2009, Item 2-9, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, NCMS Policy Review 2015 Report, Item 66, adopted 10/24/2015)