Resources & Information

Aug 24 2017

Quarterly Board Actions Report: February 2017 - April 2017

The Board actions listed below are published in an abbreviated format. The report does not include non-prejudicial actions such as reentry agreements and non-disciplinary consent… Read More…
Aug 24 2017

Call for physician applicants: serve on the NC Medical Board

As of November 1, 2017, NCMB will have one seat available for physician who is
1) an osteopathic physician
2) a member of… Read More…
Aug 24 2017

Getting to know the people of the NC Medical Board: Ralph W. Walker, JD


Q: Why did you want to serve on the Medical Board?Read More…
Aug 24 2017

Faculty needed for upcoming controlled substances CME panel sessions

NCMB and Wake AHEC have obtained grant funding to develop a statewide series of panel discussions on responsible opioid prescribing practices. Panel discussions will cover… Read More…
Aug 24 2017

Workshop aims to reenergize physicians

Anne Micheaux Akwari is a Durham physician and attorney who develops personalized solutions for physicians seeking to enhance their professionalism, communication skills, teamwork, and leadership… Read More…
Aug 24 2017

FAQs: The STOP Act of 2017

NCMB has received numerous calls and emails from licensees seeking guidance about various provisions of the state’s new opioids law, the Strengthen Opioids Misuse Prevention… Read More…
Aug 24 2017

Your “quick start” guide to the STOP Act of 2017

This June, Gov. Roy Cooper signed the Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOP) Act of 2017 into law. The Act is intended to stem the opioid… Read More…
Aug 24 2017

Physician Burnout: A Coach’s Perspective

“I don’t know how much longer I can keep doing this.”

“I used to care so deeply but now I barely care… Read More…
Aug 24 2017

New structure, name for PA advisory body

The Board voted in March to restructure the group that advises NCMB on matters related to physician assistants to allow greater input from PAs practicing… Read More…
Aug 24 2017

Revised opioids investigative criteria now in effect

New investigative criteria for NCMB’s Safe Opioids Prescribing Initiative (SOPI) took effect July 1, expanding the Board’s oversight of licensees who are managing large numbers… Read More…