Resources & Information

Nov 27 2017

Happy 50th birthday to the Physician Assistant profession

This year the physician assistant (PA) profession celebrates 50 years of serving patients in North Carolina and beyond. North Carolina is proud to be the… Read More…
Nov 27 2017

Quarterly Board Actions Report: May 2017 - July 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…
Nov 27 2017

Stay on top of NCMB news between issues

NCMB is testing a digital supplement to the quarterly Forum newsletter to keep licensees apprised of the latest Board news. To receive the supplement via… Read More…
Nov 27 2017

Getting to know the people of the NC Medical Board: Venkata Jonnalagadda, MD

APPOINTED 2016 | CHILD & ADOLESCENT/ GENERAL PSYCHIATRY | BOARD MEMBER| GREENVILLE, NC

Q: What do you wish other medical professionals understood… Read More…
Nov 27 2017

Updated STOP Act FAQs

NCMB has added additional questions and answers about the state’s new opioids law, the STOP Act of 2017, to the FAQs document available… Read More…
Nov 27 2017

Wellspring by NCPHP: Bringing Wellness, Resilience and Recovery

When I first meet with a physician or PA, I usually begin our conversation with a question: What does the individual know about the North… Read More…
Nov 27 2017

Proposed rule defines “consultation” for PAs, supervisors

At its September meeting, the Board tentatively approved rule changes that define “consultation” between a physician assistant and his or her primary supervising physician, for… Read More…
Nov 27 2017

Licensee obligation to complete death certificates

NCMB continues to receive regular calls from funeral directors, families and others who report physician refusals to complete death certificates. When physicians (or other medical… Read More…
Nov 27 2017

Position Statement: Policy for the Use of Audio or Visual Recordings in Patient Care

The Board recognizes that there may be valid reasons for licensees to make audio or visual recordings of patients during a healthcare encounter. However, such… Read More…
Nov 27 2017

Licensee feedback helps shape new position statement

Licensees may wonder if their input can make a difference when the Board seeks feedback while developing new policies. The Board’s recent work to establish… Read More…