NCMB Licensee Survey Results 2016

In October 2016, NCMB sent emails to 10,000 randomly selected licensees requesting their input on topics impacting the practice of medicine, including physician wellness/burnout, longevity in practice, and issues facing employed physicians versus those in private practice. They also shared the survey with several groups to distribute to their members, including NC Medical Society, NC Osteopathic Medical Association, NC Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Old North State Medical Society.

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A Conversation with Dr. Charles Johnson, MD

Interview by
Sandhya Thomas-Montilus, MD
ONSMS President

In celebration of BLACK HISTORY MONTH I’d like to share with everyone the first installment of a 3-part Series of a conversation I had the privilege of enjoying earlier this month with one of our long standing and distinguished members, Dr. Charles Johnson, MD.

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Mentorship of Black Boys

Mentorship of black boys: A goal of the Old North State Medical Society. Amazing programs in effect!

MEANINGFUL MENTORSHIP

Every year, almost as many black males are killed in Oakland, California, as graduate high school ready for college. But the country’s first public school program developed specifically for African American males is changing that equation.

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

“B12 deficiency is the most misunderstood ignored and costly epidemic costing billions of healthcare dollars. It causes debilitating health, anemia, intellectual disabilities in children, mental illness, cognitive decline, fall-related trauma, and it can cause premature death”.  Sally Pacholok RN.

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