In addition to the professional satisfaction that results from participating in committee work, many NCMS members enjoy the excellent opportunity committees give them to become acquainted with and work with colleagues throughout the state. Questions regarding NCMS Committees should be directed to Abbey Ruggiero, 919-833-3836 ext. 135, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accountable Care Task Force
Communications and Membership Advisory Committee
Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Keeps NCMS governing documents updated and in conformity with the Society’s current needs and activities.
Chair: Palmer Edwards, MD, DFAPA; Staffed by Steve Keene.
Determines eligibility to be seated in the NCMS House of Delegates.
Chair: Stephen M. Lang, MD; Staffed by Kristen Shipherd.
Ethical and Judicial Affairs Committee
Interprets the principles of medical ethics and investigates general ethical conditions.
Chair: Anthony J. Caprio, MD; Staffed by Steve Keene.
Medical Education Committee
Studies issues pertinent to medical education, including continuing education and programs for accreditation of providers of intrastate continuing medical education.
Chaired by Darlyne Menscer, MD; Staffed by Shawn Scott.
Nominating and Leadership Development Committee
Recommends nominations for elective positions in accordance with the NCMS Constitution and Bylaws.
Chaired by Devdutta G. Sangvai, MD, MBA, FAAFP; Staffed by Abbey Ruggiero.
Physician Hospital Relations Task Force
Identifies and makes recommendations on organized medical staff bylaws and governance issues of current or ongoing concern and develops educational programs and materials for physicians in their dealings with hospitals and health care systems.
Chaired by Zane T. Walsh Jr, MD; Staffed by Steve Keene.
Sports Medicine Committee
Publicizes methods to prevent and treat athletic injuries and encourages development of local medical programs to assist with organized athletic activities.
Chaired by Karl B. Fields, MD; Staffed by Steve Keene.