NCMS Media Center

"Bedside Manners" Podcast Series

In this series of podcasts, host Elaine Ellis interviews medical experts on issues relating to the physician-patient relationship.

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"Bowtie Briefing" Video Series

NCMS Senior VP for Advocacy and Advancement, Chip Baggett, provides a weekly legislative update, keeping you in-the-know on all the health care issues under debate at the NC General Assembly and beyond.

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"Together We Can" 2017 Community Report

Get to know more about some of the programs and priorities of the NCMS through the voices of our members who are making a positive impact on their patients and within the profession of medicine. (PDF - 16 pages)


2014 NCMS Leadership in Medicine

Learn more about NCMS programs and initiatives, as well as an overview of membership trends for the Society. (PDF - 4 pages)


2014 NCMS Foundation Community Update

Read about the impact physician and patient lives that NCMS Foundation programs such as the Community Practitioner Program and the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership are having in North Carolina. (PDF - 4 pages)


Medical Office Policy & Procedure Manual

This publication, produced in 2010, is helpful in operating a medical practice efficiently. It can serve as a training and orientation guide for new employees, an ongoing reference for staff, and as a risk management tool that lowers liability exposure in the office. Cost: $90 +tax for members; $150 +tax for nonmembers. To review the table of contents of this publication, click the download button below.

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NCMS Community Report

Review this 2013 award-winning NCMS report, which highlights the work of the Medical Society as seen through the eyes of several NCMS members. (PDF - 12 pages)


North Carolina Medical Society History

Created on the 150th anniversary of the NCMS, this booklet looks back at the rich history of the Society and the groundbreaking members who helped to shape it. (PDF - 16 pages)


Medico-Legal Guidelines

A resource presented by the North Carolina Medical Society and the North Carolina Bar Association to assist doctors and lawyers in their interactions on legal cases involving medical issues. (PDF - 49 pages)


The Physician's Guide to Selling a Medical Practice

This article, created by Steven M. Shaber, JD, Kim L. Bayless, JD, and Michael Slipsky, JD, of Poyner Spruill LLP, provides helpful guidance and a useful checklist for physicians seeking to sell their medical practice. (PDF - 13 pages; published in 2012)


NCMS Constitution & Bylaws

This document, updated in 2015, sets the foundation for all that the NC Medical Society does, from its overall purpose to membership opportunities and House of Delegates operations. (PDF - 34 pages)


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Other helpful resources:

NC Medical Board: The Doctor is Out: A Physician’s Guide to Closing a Practice (PDF – 2014)