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Carolyn Dunn Named an NCSU Williams Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

The NCSU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has announced its 2019 class of recipients of the Williams Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professorships, and Carolyn Dunn, PhD, Chair of the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences and long-time advocate for nutrition, prevention and Family Medicine, has been selected for this high honor. These professorships are intended […]

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Proposed State Budget Offers Mixed Bag

Leaders of the NC General Assembly in Raleigh released the conference committee report for the budget rectifying differences between the House and Senate yesterday. The latest proposal contains several positives but also a number of anticipated hurdles. While its overall impact on healthcare is still being determined, the proposal did clarify one thing: Medicaid expansion […]

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Bringing CME to You – Winston-Salem Event a Sellout!!!

NCAFP’s first evening CME event proved wildly successful with a sellout event at the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem last night. Dr. Paul Martin discussed: “2019 Street Drugs: Do’s, Don’ts and Dupes.” The presentation discussed both prescription drug abuse and the numerous numbers of street drugs that family physicians should watch for with their patients. […]

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Nominees for NCAFP Leadership Positions Sought

The NC Academy of Family Physicians is currently seeking nominations for one NCAFP Board position and two NCAFP Foundation Board of Trustees positions. There are fewer leadership positions open this year due to our recent bylaws change reducing the size of our Board. In addition, due to recent committee restructuring, no new committee positions are […]

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NC Delegation to Barnstorm Capitol Hill to Advocate for Family Medicine

A delegation of nine from the NCAFP will be joining hundreds of others from across the nation as part of AAFP’s annual Family Medicine Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. The event will begin this coming Monday (5/20), with NCAFP representatives hearing presentations on several national Family Medicine issues, including the general importance of primary care/family […]

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2018 Winter Weekend Sights and Scenes Photo Gallery Available

Check out the sights and scenes from our recent Winter Family Physicians Weekend at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. With over 800 registered attendees, we bet you’ll recognize many of the smiling faces in our fantastic photo gallery! Visit this link to download and share your favorites on social media (#fmrevolution #ncafpcme […]

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NC Spin Interview with Governor Cooper Filmed in Asheville Airs Next Weekend

UNC-TV will broadcast Tom Campbell’s interview with Governor Roy Cooper at the NCAFP Winter meeting earlier this month as a special edition of NC Spin during the last weekend of the year. Governor Cooper and Campbell discussed several key issues impacting North Carolina in 2018, including Medicaid transformation. The segment will air multiple times during […]

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