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NCMS Bulletin Magazine - Summer 2019 edition

This issue of the Bulletin online magazine focuses on "Perspectives in Public Health." Hear from leaders in public health such as Holly Biola, MD, MPH, FAAFP, chief of family medicine at the Lincoln Clinic; Vinay Saranga, MD, who is studying the mental health support systems available for tobacco cessation; former NC Public Health Directors Ronald H. Levine, MD, and Leah Devlin, DDS; Velma Taormina, MD, FACOG, who is taking on maternal health issues in Gaston County; pediatrician Christoph Diasio, MD, and motivated medical students at Campbell University's School of Osteopathic Medicine who are working to better understand and overcome vaccine hesitancy.

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NCMS Bulletin Magazine - Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 issue of the NCMS Bulletin online magazine delves deeper into the latest health programs demonstrating "Innovation & Connectivity." Learn more from Shauna Guthrie, MD, MPH, about Project OBOT, a new program making inroads in treating opioid use disorder in the state; Our Community Health Initiative (OCHI), which is partnering with local community health organizations to tackle social determinants of health; and lung cancer screenings in the heart of NC that are finding cancers earlier and saving lives.

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"Political Pulse" Video Series

NCMS Senior VP for Advocacy and Advancement, Chip Baggett, and Assistant Director of Legislative Relations, Sue Ann Forrest, provide a weekly legislative update, keeping you in-the-know on all the health care issues under debate at the NC General Assembly and beyond.

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"Bedside Manners" Podcast Series

In this series of podcasts, host Elaine Ellis interviews medical experts on issues relating to the physician-patient relationship.

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"Together We Can" Community Report

Get to know more about some of the programs and priorities of the NCMS through the voices of our members who are making a positive impact on their patients and within the profession of medicine. (2017; PDF - 16 pages)

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NCMS Leadership in Medicine

Learn more about NCMS programs and initiatives, as well as an overview of membership trends for the Society. (2014; PDF - 4 pages)

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NCMS Foundation Community Update

Read about the impact physician and patient lives that NCMS Foundation programs such as the Community Practitioner Program and the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership are having in North Carolina. (2014; PDF - 4 pages)

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Medical Office Policy & Procedure Manual

This publication, produced in 2010, is helpful in operating a medical practice efficiently. It can serve as a training and orientation guide for new employees, an ongoing reference for staff, and as a risk management tool that lowers liability exposure in the office. Cost: $90 +tax. To review the table of contents of this publication, click the download button below.

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NCMS Community Report

Review this 2013 award-winning NCMS report, which highlights the work of the Medical Society as seen through the eyes of several NCMS members. (PDF - 12 pages)

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North Carolina Medical Society History

Created on the 150th anniversary of the NCMS, this booklet looks back at the rich history of the Society and the groundbreaking members who helped to shape it. (PDF - 16 pages)

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Medico-Legal Guidelines

A resource presented by the North Carolina Medical Society and the North Carolina Bar Association to assist doctors and lawyers in their interactions on legal cases involving medical issues. (PDF - 49 pages)

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The Physician's Guide to Selling a Medical Practice

This article, created by Steven M. Shaber, JD, Kim L. Bayless, JD, and Michael Slipsky, JD, of Poyner Spruill LLP, provides helpful guidance and a useful checklist for physicians seeking to sell their medical practice. (PDF - 13 pages; published in 2012)

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NCMS Constitution & Bylaws

This document, updated in 2015, sets the foundation for all that the NC Medical Society does, from its overall purpose to membership opportunities and House of Delegates operations. (PDF - 34 pages)

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NC Medical Board: The Doctor is Out: A Physician’s Guide to Closing a Practice (PDF – updated 2019)