August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month CDC -- National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have put together a long list of resources to help you this month and throughout the year. Included resources to encourage routine…

Registration Now Open for NC AHEC Practice Management Academy

Photo Courtesy: NC AHEC   RALEIGH -- The NC AHEC Practice Management Academy was established to be cost-effective, relevant, and convenient training for practice managers.  It also offers support and the chance to connect with peers. It is endorsed by the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association.  When you complete the course you receive formal recognition and CEU…

Show leadership in medicine! Join Leadership College – Apply Now! Deadline is Monday

Leadership College Application Deadline is August 15, 2022 RALEIGH -- The Leadership College program provides skill-building in the critical areas of leadership as it relates to advocacy and change, including patient advocacy, policy development and governmental affairs. The program will: • Enhance individual leadership and skill development related to developing confidence in becoming…

Hot Deals Alert!

Take advantage of these hot deals from top brands! 20% Discount for Medical Professionals on Birdies shoes Two free specialty bar soaps from Bareface with code HEALTHCARE.  Shipping not included Beauty Products on sale from Sephora Adidas Discounts for Medical Professionals Asics Discounts for Medical Professionals 15% off Vineyard Vines

Anesthesia death has widow, doctors in Cape Fear region at odds

Shital Patel is calling for change from Dental Board following death of husband, Dr. Henry Patel WILMINGTON, NC -- For more than two years, Shital Patel has been fighting for change.  On August 3, 2020, her husband, Dr. Henry Patel, died after dental surgery.  Dr. Patel's oxygen levels dropped during the surgery and attempts to intubate him failed. Since then Mrs. Patel has been calling…

Medicaid: Pharmacy Point of Sale Process at Tailored Plan Launch

Tailored Plans will be temporarily managed by NCTracks when Tailored Plans launch on Dec. 1, 2022 The NC Division of Medical Benefits (DHB) has announced that NC Tracks will temporarily manage the pharmacy point of sale (POS) claims for beneficiaries enrolled in a Tailored Plan when they launch on December 1, 2022. This temporary process will last through March 31, 2023 and will not…

Develop your leadership skills! Apply Now to The Future Clinician Leaders College

RALEIGH -- The Future Clinician Leaders College program is a one-year interprofessional leadership development program for emerging leaders in health care within the state of North Carolina offered by the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership/North Carolina Medical Society Foundation in partnership with Northwest AHEC. It was developed with you in mind, to build strong individual leadership…

Thank You to Our NCMS PAC Investors!

The North Carolina Medical Society Political Action Committee (NCMS PAC) would like to thank some of our investors! We are incredibly grateful for your investment in your profession and patients. Contact Hannah Rice ([email protected]) to learn more about how you can make a difference. Matthew L. Draughon, MD Janice Huff, MD Stephen J. Ezzo, MD Carolyn R. Ferree, MD, FACR Marion McHugh…

NCMS PAC Beach House Raffle Winner!

Congratulations to our NCMS PAC Beach House raffle winner, Dr. Rajat Chander! Thank you Dr. Chander for your support of the NCMS PAC and being a first time investor. Enjoy your weekend getaway to Oak Island with your family!

FCLC Publications

Access the white papers from past FCLC classes and learn more about the phenomenal work that was done across professions and institutions. 2022 White Paper Compendium 2021 White Paper Compendium 2020 White Paper Compendium