Dev Sangvai, MD, NCMS Past President, shares his thoughts on the importance of membership.

Together we can make a difference…

Being a North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) member means you believe that caring for your patients makes a difference in their lives as well as in the greater North Carolina community. The NCMS is dedicated to ensuring that belief becomes a reality.

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Together we can…

  • Protect the physician-patient relationship. This core belief drives everything we do.

  • Promote physician wellness. We offer resources to promote your wellness and resiliency in today’s challenging and uncertain environment.

  • Be innovative. Whether through our work with policymakers or helping in your practice we offer support to help make North Carolina first in health.

  • Empower physician leaders. We seek to educate and empower physicians and their teams to be leaders and drive positive change in health care.

  • Advocate for your profession. Our enduring mission is to ensure every member has the information, power and tools to fulfill their professional obligations.

Become an NCMS Member

NCMS members receive…

Advocacy for your profession

The NCMS employs a team of legislative, regulatory, and payer experts who closely monitor and respond to the latest developments that impact the profession of medicine and the care of patients.

NCMS LEAD Health Care Conference

The NCMS presents the LEAD Health Care Conference, offering all that the name suggests — leadership development, educational sessions, the latest advocacy news and innovative health care discoveries that can help improve the lives of your patients. Mixed into all of that? Ample opportunities for networking and fun with your colleagues and family.

Solution Center answers

Access to our Solution Center for personal attention and answers to your questions on topics ranging from payer issues to practice management challenges.

Insurance plans tailored for you and your practice

Get exclusive access to the NCMS Employee Benefit Plan, which provides health care coverage for member physician practices.

Leadership development

Take advantage of leadership development opportunities through our award-winning Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership (KIPL).

Health care news you can use

Receive health care news as it affects your practice that you won’t find in your local or national media. You’ll receive our emailed Bulletin, our Bowtie Briefing video updates, dedicated email alerts and early-bird notices for special events and conferences. Follow the hundreds of health care related bills we track each legislative session on our legislative blog.

NCMS Marketplace

Save money and time by reviewing our partner vendors who offer a range of products and services at a discount for NCMS members.

Programs that address access to care

Learn more about the Community Practitioner Program, which offers loan repayment for practicing in rural or under-served areas throughout the state.

Education on innovative health care systems

Receive the chance to engage with a dynamic community of colleagues to discuss health system transformation and innovation through groups like our popular NC Population Health Collaborative as well as educational toolkits and webinars to keep a step ahead of our rapidly evolving health care system through the NCMS-founded Toward Accountable Care Consortium.

Resources for employed physicians

Get access to our Employed Physicians section, where you can find the Model Medical Staff Bylaws, discounts on employment contract reviews, and other educational efforts designed to help you succeed in your profession.

End-of-Life Information

Obtain resources for dealing with end-of-life issues, including information on advanced directives such as DNR and MOST forms, to better clarify your patients’ wishes at end of life.


Receive the North Carolina Medical Journal, access to the “Medico-Legal Guidelines,” discounts through the NCMS magazine program, discounts on coding and practice publications.

Become a part of the NCMS today!