NCMS Members Assuming New Leadership Roles

Photo- Drs Melendez Baker and Huff

Dr. Janice Huff (right) will take over as Medical Director of the Community Care Partners of Greater Mecklenburg on the retirement of Dr. John Baker (center). Dr. Karen Melendez (left) is a network psychiatrist with CCPGM.

Longtime North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) member and Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership CQ’U’ alumna Janice Huff, MD, has been named Medical Director of Community Care Partners of Greater Mecklenburg (CCPGM). Dr. Huff has served as Assistant Medical Director since joining CCPGM in 2012. She is a faculty member of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte and is a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also practices at Novant Urgent Care. Congratulations, Dr. Huff!


Senator Phil Berger, the President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina Senate, recently appointed longtime North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) member William G. Way, Jr., MD, a Raleigh radiologist to the NC Health Information Exchange Authority (HIEA) Advisory Board representing licensed physicians.  The HIEA was created by the General Assembly last fall as part of the Medicaid reform legislation. The authority oversees the operation of the state’s Health Information Exchange, an integral part of ensuring practices can achieve the triple aim of improved patient experience, enhanced quality of care and cost efficiency.

Dr. Way currently is Chief Medical Officer at Wake Radiology. Congratulations, Dr. Way!

 
 

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