Membership in the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) makes you a part of a dynamic network of over 12,000 medical students, residents, practicing physicians, retired physicians, and physician assistants who represent organized medicine at its best.

Take a look at some of the benefits of membership below and become a part of the NCMS today!

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As a member, you can expect:

Legislative Advocacy

Receive respected, effective representation before the North Carolina General Assembly on issues that directly affect physician practices. NCMS partners with more than 150 state and federal organizations to create a position of strength for NC physicians as decisions are made.

Special Member Benefits

  • Take advantage of the North Carolina Medical Society Employee Benefit Plan, created by the NCMS to provide health care coverage for member physician practices. Currently the Plan serves more than 22,000 people in 860 medical practices across 90 of North Carolina’s 100 counties, catering to all specialties and practice sizes.
  • Let PractEssentials help to strengthen your practice through its consulting services. Learn how to achieve Meaningful Use; research and establish an EHR system; learn more about becoming a Patient-Centered Medical Home; and much more.
  • View our vendor partner directory in the NCMS Marketplace, featuring businesses that can help your professional and personal lives.

Access to Information

  • Explore the NCMS website, which features the latest health care news and houses extensive information that is vital to physician practices, such as developments in new models of care such as ACOs, employed physician resources, HIT help, and more.
  • Have weekly newsletters emailed directly to you to keep you informed of important breaking medical news and legislative and compliance issues.
  • Get answers to your practice questions through the NCMS Solution Center.

Opportunities for Involvement

  • Assist medically under-served areas of the state through the Community Practitioner Program.
  • Take part in the democratic forum of medicine with the NCMS House of Delegates, in which physicians raise and debate issues, formulate policy, and influence changes to improve patient care and the medical profession.
  • Become involved in the electoral process to help elect candidates who fairly represent issues important to the medical community through the NCMS PAC and White Coat Wednesdays.

The Benefits of Joining NCMS

Become a part of the NCMS today!