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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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AAFP’s Hospital Credentialing Resource Center Now Includes a New Legal Opinion

The AAFP recently made several resources available covering the basics of hospital privileging and credentialing. Just this week, a new legal opinion was added to assist AAFP members struggling to gain hospital privileges for which they are qualified. Commissioned by the AAFP, the opinion reviews applicable law to “determine the extent to which hospitals and physicians may […]

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CCME Awards Dr. Heather Davis with The 2017 T. Reginald Harris, MD, Memorial Award

Dr. Heather Leigh Davis, a family physician and NCAFP member from Wilmington, was named the recipient of the distinguished 2017 T. Reginald Harris, MD Memorial Award by The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME). The annual award recognizes physicians with outstanding achievements in health care quality and service to the medical community. Dr. Davis received […]

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Three NCAFP Members Selected for 2018 NCMS Leadership College

NCAFP District 4 Director Dr. Shauna Guthrie, MPH, has been selected to participate in the 2018 class of the NCMS Leadership College. Dr. Guthrie serves patients at Vance Family Medicine in Henderson, NC, and is also Vice-Chair of the Academy’s Membership & Workforce Council. Other NCAFP members selected for this year’s Leadership College Class include: […]

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