Medical Societies are the vehicles through which physicians act in concert with their colleagues to improve, and protect, their profession and to advocate for the health of their patients and that of the community at large. As a member, you support:
Access to Medical Care for the Poor and Uninsured
Doctors Care Network - Providing Access to Medical Care for the Poor and Underinsured
Community Care Center - The largest free medical and dental clinic in North Carolina.
Action on Legislative and Policy Issues
Our Legislative Committee informs members about the issues, and encourages appropriate contact of governmental agencies and legislators.
The Society elects delegates to the annual North Carolina Medical Society House of Delegates, which sets policy for the North Carolina Medical Society.
The Society maintains liaison with community boards and state organizations.
We work with local media to inform and educate.
Our Community Intern Program teams community leaders with physicians to educate them on the realities of practicing medicine.
Annual Med Roll fundraiser supports the Community Care Center.
Interaction with the Public
Our Board of Censors mediates charges made against individual members by patients.
Our staff answer questions about the health care system and direct individuals to appropriate resources.
This Medical Society web site.
The Society has an annual meeting each year in November and a number of special meetings.