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Apr 28 2021

Call for applicants: Physicians, PA and NP needed to serve with NCMB

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The Review Panel for the North Carolina Medical Board is now accepting applications for several seats on the Board, for terms beginning Nov. 1, 2021:

* Two seats for a qualified licensed physician
* One seat for a qualified physician assistant, and
* One seat for a qualified nurse practitioner

Completed applications and all supporting documentation must be received at the Review Panel’s offices on or before June 30, 2021 at 4:45 PM EST. No extensions will be granted. Interviews will be held Aug. 21 (and 22, if needed) in Raleigh. To learn more about what is involved in serving the public and profession as a Board Member, read this letter.

Apply now at the Review Panel website. Note: NCMB is not directly involved in the application or selection process.

Candidates must meet all of the following criteria:

An applicant shall meet each of the following criteria:

(1) Hold an active, non-limited license to practice medicine in North Carolina, or in the case of a physician assistant or nurse practitioner, hold an active license or approval to perform medical acts, tasks, and functions in North Carolina.

(2) Have an active clinical or teaching practice. For purposes of this subdivision, the term "active" means patient care, or instruction of students in an accredited medical school or residency, or clinical research program, for 20 hours or more per week.

(3) Have actively practiced in this State for at least five consecutive years immediately preceding the appointment.

(4) Intend to remain in active practice in this State for the duration of the term on the Board.

(5) Submit at least three signed letters of recommendation, either from individuals or from professional or other societies or organizations. Letters of recommendation from sitting members of the NCMB are discouraged.

(6) Have no public disciplinary history with the Board or any other licensing board in this State or another state over the past 10 years before applying for appointment to the Board.

(7) Have no history of felony convictions of any kind.

(8) Have no misdemeanor convictions related to the practice of medicine.

(9) Indicate, in a manner prescribed by the Review Panel, that the applicant: (i) understands that the primary purpose of the Board is to protect the public; (ii) is willing to take appropriate disciplinary action against his or her peers for misconduct or violations of the standards of care or practice of medicine; and (iii) is aware of the time commitment needed to be a constructive member of the Board.

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