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September-October 2021 digital Forum

In this issue of the digital Forum, Venkata Jonnalagadda, MD, signs off as Board President, we address concerns about letters about NC CSRS compliance recently sent to licensees, and send out a call for medical professionals willing to serve as outside expert medical reviews. In addition, NCMB welcomes three new Board Members and announces its 2021-2022 Leadership team.


Past Issues

July-August 2021 Digital Forum

Can NC get COVID-19 vaccination rates up enough to stop the spread?

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May-June 2021 Digital Forum

In this edition of the Forum, Board President Venkata Jonnalagadda reflect on NCMB’s long term commitment to clinician wellness, we discuss the impending mandatory CSRS use requirement, which takes effect July 7, 2021, and medication-assisted treatment experts opine about the recent decision to waive the extensive training requirement for clinicians who want to treat patients for addiction with the drug buprenorphine.

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March-April 2021 Digital Forum

Happy spring! This issue includes a call for applicants for FOUR seats on the North Carolina Medical Board, including positions for physicians, a PA and one NP. Train up to correctly certify deaths and register to use the state’s new online death registration system, coming soon to your county. And, the 2020 NCMB Annual Report is now available.

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January-February 2021 Digital Forum

In this issue of the Forum, NCMB President Venkata Jonnalagadda, MD, encourages licensees to help patients overcome potential resistance to the COVID-19 vaccine, NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD, discusses why she’s feeling optimistic about COVID-19 in North Carolina on the latest episode of NCMB’s podcast, and we deliver a heads up about mandatory use of the NC Controlled Substances Reporting System: this is happening, and soon.

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