Resources & Information

Nov 18 2016

Spotlight: Licenses Issued

As of Sept. 30, NCMB issued 3,134 licenses to physicians and physician assistants. The number of licenses issued to each profession is shown below. For… Read More…
Nov 18 2016

Applicants sought for PA Medical Board seat

The independent body that nominates candidates for the North Carolina Medical Board to the Governor's Office is seeking physician assistant applicants to fill the unexpired… Read More…
Nov 18 2016

Quarterly Board Actions Report: May 2016 - July 2016

See the quarterly Board actions report from May 2016 - July 2016 by clicking the "Download the PDF" button below. Read More…
Nov 18 2016

Getting to know the people of the NC Medical Board - Eleanor E. Greene, MD, MPH

OB/GYN | Triad Women's Health and Wellness Center, High Point | Appointed 2010 | Board President


Q: What do you… Read More…
Nov 18 2016

Did you know? Hospital privilege law change

Hospitals and health care organizations are no longer required by law to report ANY privilege actions taken against a physician related to failure to complete… Read More…
Nov 18 2016

Board adopts new approach to monitoring licensee health issues

The Board has received feedback in the recent past that its practice of asking renewing licensees to disclose medical conditions that might impair or limit… Read More…
Nov 18 2016

Board makes preliminary move to adopt CDC opioid policy

At its September meeting, the Board tentatively decided to phase out its existing opioid prescribing policy and replace it with the CDC Guideline for Prescribing… Read More…
Nov 18 2016

NCMB’s Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative: What the data show so far

In April, NCMB launched a first-of-its-kind initiative to increase its oversight of opioid prescribing known as the Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative (SOPI). This program uses… Read More…
Nov 18 2016

Updated position statements

NCMB recently revised two position statements, including The Physician-Patient Relationship, which sets out the Board's expectations for meeting professional obligations to patients.
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Nov 18 2016

Raleigh health care attorney appointed to NCMB

Mr. Shawn P. Parker of Raleigh was appointed to the Board in August by Gov. Pat McCrory as one of NCMB's three public members. Mr.… Read More…