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Oak Ridge Family Physician Dr. Kip Corrington Highlighted by AAFP

At the pinnacle of his professional football career, Oak Ridge, North Carolina’s Dr. Kip Corrington, PhD, made an interception in the 1990 AFC Championship game that was seen by more than 76,000 fans at Denver’s Mile High Stadium and a national television audience. Denver’s victory against Cleveland propelled Corrington and his Bronco teammates to Super […]

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Members in the News…Evan Ashkin, MD, Receives UNC Diversity Award

Congratulations to family physician Dr. Evan Ashkin on receiving the Diversity Award from the UNC Office of Diversity & Inclusion in recognition of his commitment to equity and inclusion in primary care. Dr. Ashkin is Director and Founder of the Formerly Incarcerated Transitions (FIT) Program, and is also the Regional Medical Director for Community Care […]

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Duke’s Dr. Alexa Mieses Named a 2019 40 Under 40 Leader in Minority Health by National Minority Quality Forum

The National Minority Quality Forum recently announced its 2019 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health honorees, and the NCAFP is proud to report that Dr. Alexa Mieses (PGY3) of Duke University Family Medicine Residency Program has been selected! The Forum received hundreds of applications from healthcare professionals from across the country and considers its […]

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New Hanover Family Docs Spring into Action as Part of Florence Recovery

Family Medicine residents and former graduates with the New Hanover Regional Residency in Family Medicine wasted no time in extending a helping hand to those in need immediately after Hurricane Florence. While providing on-the-ground support in Burgaw, NC, New Hanover’s exceptional crew helped make a major difference. In a quick span, they delivered a baby, […]

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IN SPACE - SEPTEMBER 14:  In this NOAA satellite handout image , shows Hurricane Florence as it made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina on September 14, 2018. The National Hurricane Center reported Florence had sustained winds of 90 mph at landfall and was moving slowly westward at 6 mph. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

NCAFP Responds to Hurricane Florence

As you know, many of your North Carolina family physician colleagues have been negatively impacted by Hurricane Florence from damage to their practice, to temporary closures and even evacuations. Today, your NCAFP Foundation leadership established a fund to help offset some of the losses faced by family medicine practices around the state. To donate to […]

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Hurricane Preparedness & Support Information

With most projections showing Hurricane Florence affecting large areas of the state over the next 36-72 hours, NCAFP wanted to share these key disaster preparedness and emergency resources. • AAFP Disaster Preparedness Resource Center — www.aafp.org/patient-care/emergency/disasters.html • AAFP Patient Care Readiness — www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/disaster/restricted/practice-prep.pdf • North Carolina Department of Public Safety – Hurricane Florence — www.ncdps.gov/florence […]

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