Articles

Aug
272014

“For the benefit and protection of the people of North Carolina…”

As you know, the Medical Board’s mission is to protect the public.…


Jun
112014

New NCMB Annual Report offers more depth

The North Carolina Medical Board has published its first agency annual report,…


Jun
112014

Quarterly Board Actions Report, November 2013-January 2014

View recent Board actions for the months of November, December 2013 and…


Jun
112014

NCMB, individual staff members win accolades

The NCMB and two Board staff members were honored recently by the…


Jun
112014

Walker secures spot on FSMB committee

Barbara E. Walker, DO, who was appointed to the North Carolina Medical…


Jun
112014

NCMB publishes guide to closing a medical practice

Closing a medical practice, whatever the reason, is a complicated process with…


Jun
112014

Picture this: add a photo to your licensee information page

The NCMB is now offering physician and physician assistant licensees the opportunity…


Jun
112014

Year in Review: A look back at data from 2013

Data reflects information for the calendar year beginning Jan. 1, 2013 and…


Jun
112014

More problems with death certificates Some certifiers missing new requirements

The North Carolina Medical Board has noted an increasing number of inquiries…


Jun
112014

NCMB Job Opening: Assistant Medical Director

The North Carolina Medical Board is hiring an assistant medical director. This…


Jun
112014

Interested in serving on the Medical Board?

The terms of four sitting Medical Board members expire October 31, so…


Jun
102014

Board adopts extensive new policy on prescribing controlled substances for pain

The NCMB has adopted a comprehensive new position statement on the subject…


Jun
102014

Making the tough calls: inside the NCMB’s case review process

A theme is emerging in my columns for this newsletter, perhaps even…


Jun
062014

Free CME on Safe Prescribing of Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioids

Over the last two decades, the use of opioids for the treatment…


May
162014

Call for applicants: Serve on the North Carolina Medical Board

The terms of four sitting Medical Board members expire October 31, so…