Resources & Information

Dec 31 2009

A milestone for osteopathic physicians—and the NCMB

 Categories:  President’s Message On November 18, 2009, an historic event took place at the offices of the North Carolina Medical Board in Raleigh. The first osteopathic physician to… Read More…
Nov 3 2009

Reflections on my six-year sojourn on the North Carolina Medical Board

 Categories:  President’s Message In July of 2003, I reported for duty to my first North Carolina Medical Board meeting. I was there to replace John Dees, MD, a… Read More…
Aug 14 2009

Helping licensees stay out of trouble: Yes, we do that too

 Categories:  President’s Message The North Carolina Medical Board has often been accused of lying in wait for licensees to do wrong, eager to jump out of hiding and… Read More…
May 4 2009

Protecting patients: We’re all in this together

 Categories:  President’s Message, Featured on the Home Page Some think of the North Carolina Medical Board as an all-knowing organization with superhuman powers. For example, at a recent physician gathering, I was asked… Read More…
Dec 31 2008

Will physicians lose the privilege of self regulation

 Categories:  President’s Message “I am thrice blessed. I am blessed to be a physician, a practitioner of the healing arts. I am blessed to practice in the State… Read More…
Oct 31 2008

Supervision of midlevel practitioners: How much is enough?

 Categories:  President’s Message On a basic level, we all know what it means to supervise someone. But how much supervision is appropriate when it comes to the physician’s… Read More…
Jul 31 2008

Are You Ready?

 Categories:  President’s Message This June, while pondering what to write in this edition of the Forum, I got an urgent message. At the time, the Midwest was awash… Read More…