NCMS Morning Rounds 11-3-21

Happy Wednesday! Enjoy your NCMS Morning Rounds!

November 3, 2021

Area L AHEC’s CME Program Awarded Accreditation

The North Carolina Medical Society’s (NCMS) Medical Education Committee recently awarded the Area L AHEC’s CME program accreditation.

The NCMS Medical Education Committee studies issues pertinent to medical education, including continuing education and programs for accreditation of providers of intrastate continuing medical education. It is designated by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education as the accreditor for local CME programs.

Join us in congratulating Area L AHEC!

The NC Medical Society Alliance Extends an Invitation of Membership

The NC Medical Society Alliance (NCMSA) extends an invitation of membership to individual physicians and medical students and members of physician and medical student couples.

The NCMSA mission is displayed through their various efforts to:

  • raise awareness on health-related issues,
  • address public health concerns,
  • encourage Health Promotion Grants and
  • act as a general support base for physician families.

The NCMSA truly needs your support to make a stronger Alliance and fulfill their mission to help North Carolina join hand in hand with our physician families to serve our communities.

NCMSA membership year runs June 1 through May 31. Since it’s almost mid-year, NCMSA has a special offer to anyone joining as a result of this outreach. New members joining as a result of this NCMS communication will receive membership through May 31, 2023.  To join, use the NCMS Special Introductory Membership Offer Form available here. NCMS Alliance dues are $50/person for physicians/spouses and $10/person for resident physicians/medical students/spouses.

To learn more about the North Carolina Medical Society Alliance, click here. 

NCDHHS Shares News from the FDA, regarding Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11.

The Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be meeting on November 2 and November 3 to discuss and determine recommendations for the use of Pfizer’s pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11.

View the full correspondence from the NCDHHS here.

In the News

New Blood Test Can Spot More Than 50 Types of Cancer, Yahoo Health News,11-2-21

Learning Opportunity

Financing that Rewards Better Heath, Equity, & Well-Being: State Innovations Leading the Way, November 16, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET 

Join the National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Leadership Consortium and the National Academies Health and Medicine Division for a webinar exploring how states and localities can leverage opportunities arising from the COVID-19 pandemic to align health incentives with best care practices and equity to improve health outcomes for all.

Learn more and register here.

 

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