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May-June 2022 Digital Forum

In this issue of the Forum, NCMB reaches out to encourage holdouts to register with the NC Controlled Substances Reporting System and we review proper procedure for dismissing patients from care. Don’t forget - death certificates must be submitted online now, and paper copies of the 2021 NCMB Annual Report are now available upon request.

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Past Issues

March-April 2022 Digital Forum

In this issue of the Forum, Board President John W. Rusher, MD, urges licensees who are struggling with substance use or mental health issues not to delay seeking help and we proudly announce that the 2021 NCMB Annual Report is now available. The application period is still open for three physician seats on NCMB, most emergency temporary licenses issued to boost the state’s supply of medical professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic are now inactive and, in case you missed it, we interviewed NC DHHS Sec. Kody Kinsley on NCMB’s podcast, MedBoard Matters.

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January-February 2022 Digital Forum

In this issue of the Forum, we shine a light on cultural competence in medicine. NCMB recently amended its CME rules to specify that courses in cultural competence and implicit bias count as “practice relevant”. Listen to our latest podcast to learn how practicing with greater cultural humility can help you become a better clinician. A big thank you to licensees who contributed to NCPHP scholarships and - check that email - NCMB is now a paperless organization.

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Nov-Dec 2021 Digital Forum

In this issue of the Forum, Board President John W. Rusher, MD, writes about the link between clinician wellness and NCMB’s pubic protection mandate in his first President’s Message, we highlight the medical professional’s role in protecting children from abuse and neglect in the December episode of NCMB’s podcast and announce an updated and streamlined collection of the Board’s position statements. Also, be aware of some impending deadlines - medical corporations and PLLCs must renew by Dec. 31, and death certificates go fully online on Jan. 1.

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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.

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