Resources & Information

Jun 9 2016

Questions about opioid prescribing? NCMB speakers have answers

Responsible opioid prescribing is currently one of the Board’s most active policy and regulatory priorities. Inviting an NCMB speaker to your professional meeting or practice… Read More…
Jun 9 2016

Year in Review: 2015

The Year in Review feature is a graphics spread that shows various aspects of the Board's work during the previous program year.
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Jun 9 2016

GETTING TO KNOW THE PEOPLE OF THE NC MEDICAL BOARD - Pascal O. Udekwu, MD

Dr. Udekwu is a trauma surgeon who practices with WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh. He is the Board's current president.

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Jun 9 2016

Candidates needed for physician and public Board Member seats

Physician seats available

Applicants are needed for three physician seats on the Board. All three of the positions for which applicants are… Read More…
Jun 9 2016

NCMB wins accolades for website, social media presence

Consumer Reports magazine and the Informed Patient Institute recently ranked NCMB’s website in the top 5 (out of 65 total) of all Medical Board websites… Read More…
Jun 8 2016

NCMB welcomes new, reappointed Board Members

Gov. Pat McCrory recently filled three seats on the Board that are reserved for medical professionals, and reappointed NCMB’s current President-elect, Dr. Eleanor E. Greene.Read More…
Jun 8 2016

Revised CME rule would require training in pain management

After a vigorous debate, the Board voted 6-4 during its March meeting to seek approval for rule changes that would require physicians and physician assistants… Read More…
Jun 8 2016

FAQs on the Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative

NCMB has received numerous questions about the new Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions, and their answers:
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Jun 8 2016

Clarifying some points about NCMB’s new opioid investigations program

In April, the Board emailed its licensees about a new effort to address potentially unsafe opioid prescribing in North Carolina. The Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative… Read More…
Jun 8 2016

TRENDING AT NCMB: Responsible opioid prescribing

How best to encourage the safe and appropriate use of opioids for the treatment of pain is without question the hottest topic currently under discussion… Read More…